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Next Generation East African Innovators. From left: Harriet Anyango from the project Tripple P, Regional Director, WFP East Africa, and Marianne Thellersen, Senior Vice President for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at DTU.
15 SEP

Danish-African partnership strengthens food innovation

East African entrepreneurs will develop projects and prototypes in collaboration with DTU students, researchers, and startups.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production Nutrition and dietary habits Food technology Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Gambusia_holbrooki.
07 JUL

Size does matter

Much smaller male fish among the mosquitofish have been thought to have an advantage in reproduction due to their agility – but female mosquitofish prefer the larger...

Fish and shellfish Ecosystems
Photo: Mikkel Adsbøl
30 JUN

Corona restrictions lead to fewer cases of foodborne illness

In 2020, far fewer Danes than usual were diagnosed with a foodborne illness. The sharp reduction in travel during the corona epidemic was the main reason for this decrease...

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
Photo: Chris Linde, Linde Media
29 JUN

Idea for sustainable fish farms wins Venture Cup

DTU students’ idea for alternative fish feed wins entrepreneurial competition for the best university startups in Denmark.

Food, fish and agriculture
Tang fra Grønland. Foto: Katharina Johanna Kreissig, DTU Fødevareinstituttet
10 JUN

Greenlandic seaweed, a sustainable alternative to imported greens

Seaweed grown in Greenland is a safe, healthy and sustainable food source that could replace up to 20% of the country’s import of vegetables, according to a study...

Food, fish and agriculture Health and diseases
Man enjoying burger
08 JUN

Bioengineering tomorrows’ sustainable plant-based food

Two new projects with participation from DTU aim at developing a new food category of tasty plant based proteins.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food production Food technology
Photo: Colourbox
01 JUN

Ocean Decade begins with a plan for ocean research in the Arctic

The world's oceans will receive special attention in the coming decade. UN launches UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, 2021-2030. The Danish Center...

Marine research Climate change Ecosystems Fisheries and fish stocks
Stenbiderrogn. Foto: Jørgen Flemming. Colourbox.dk
27 MAY

Mathematical model developed to prevent botulism

Food producers can use a mathematical model developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, to ensure their products do not cause botulism. It...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food safety
Hullet ost. Colourbox.dk / Ron Sumners
27 APR

Lactic acid bacteria can extend the shelf life of foods

Researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have generated a lactic acid bacterium that efficiently secretes a food-grade preservative...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production Food technology
Waves. Photo: Colourbox
27 APR

4,000 cubic metres of granite to protect fauna and coasts

How can we combine coastal protection with greater biodiversity? A new DTU project aims to investigate this topic.

Coasts and harbours Ecosystems Fisheries and fish stocks