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Scientists are identifying enzymes that can, with extremely high efficiency, utilize CO2 directly from the air. Photo: BII
13 JAN

DTU embarks on a hunt for enzymes to convert CO2

Scientists are identifying enzymes that are extremely efficient at utilizing CO2 directly from the air and converting it into new chemicals and bio-fuels.

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Climate adaptation Enzymes and proteins Bioenergy Energy systems Energy production
Foto Bax Lindhardt
12 JAN

Two ERC Starting Grants for young researchers

Two young DTU researchers have each won an ERC Starting Grant for independent basic research of EUR 1.5 million or just over DKK 11 million.

Enzymes and proteins Solar energy Materials Organic chemistry
2021
DIGITAL TECH SUMMIT 2021 - Mikal Schlosser for DTU Compute
03 DEC

The Digital Tech Summit got off to a good start

Denmark's new major tech and research event has created a venue for the research and companies that drive the digital development in Denmark and the Nordic countries...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Electrotechnology Energy Information technology Mathematics Medicine and medico technology
Foto: Jolanta Kucharska_Flickr
25 NOV

DTU strengthens collaboration with Mexican university

New agreements reinforce international research collaboration and student exchange between DTU and Tec De Monterrey.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture Energy Information technology Environment and pollution
2020
Foto Colourbox
09 NOV

Bacteria ensure better use of biomass

A special blend of robust bacteria in a new process is paving the way to convert even the stubbornest forms of biomass into methane.

Energy Biotechnology and biochemistry
Photo: Benny Box
08 NOV

Newly discovered enzyme increases biomass value

With the discovery of a new enzyme, it may one day become possible to use the plants’ glue nutrient—lignin. The substance has applications in electronics, various types...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bioenergy Energy production
Foto: Shutterstock
02 JUN

Enzymes convert CO2 into green chemicals

Scientists activate enzymes’ ability to absorb CO2 from the air and convert and store it as eco-friendly chemicals.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Energy Bioenergy Energy storage
2019
Foto: Bjørn Lymann Jespersen
03 SEP

DKK 34 million for young researchers

Three young DTU researchers have each received one of the coveted European Research Council grants for independent basic research of EUR 1.5 million or just over DKK 11...

Enzymes and proteins Synthetic biology Fuel cells Energy storage Hardware and components
Photo: Peter Aagaard Brixen
27 MAY

Fungal batteries will store alternative energy

Researchers from DTU and Aalborg University receive donation from Novo Nordisk Foundation for the development of biodegradable batteries.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Energy storage Electricity supply Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry Climate adaptation
Foto DTU
07 MAR

Postdocs receive millions for international research

Three postdocs from DTU each receive EUR 175,000–200,000 from Independent Research Fund Denmark for conducting research at elite international universities.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Fuel cells Micro and nanotechnology