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22 SEP

”New” lactic acid bacteria can make African camel milk safe

A research project headed by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, has come up with the formula for a freeze-dried starter culture that African camel milk farmers can...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Food production
21 SEP

DTU’s best lecturers

“DTU has a large number of truly amazing teachers that we students can be proud of,” said the chairman of DTU’s student association PF at the election...

Solar cells Kenya: Photo: Mark Merner, Unsplash
17 SEP

DTU contributes to new energy efficiency strategy in Kenya

The Kenyan Ministry of Energy has just launched the Kenyan National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, which has been developed with the help of DTU.

Energy
TRAP device
16 SEP

Samples from the small intestine provide more knowledge

Researchers from DTU Health Tech have developed a system for sampling bacteria from the small intestine to provide more knowledge about our digestive system, and how it...

Medicine and medico technology
Hvide køer i stalden
16 SEP

Cows on diet emit 40 per cent less methane

Feed changes can reduce methane formation from microorganisms in the cow’s paunch and reduce cows' emissions by 40 per cent without compromising milk yield.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution Food, fish and agriculture
15 SEP

Experienced international university executive is the new Chairman of DTU

On 1 January 2021, Karin Markides—a highly experienced university executive—will take up the position as Chairman of DTU’s Board of Governors. 

Foto Bax Lindhardt
15 SEP

Villum Experiment for 21 wild ideas

Villum Fonden has distributed DKK 100 million to 51 researchers, of whom 21 are from DTU, who will have the opportunity to test their ’bold and strange’ research...

Prøvehuset ligger på en klippetop i Nuuk. Foto: Peter Aagaard Brixen
15 SEP

Test house marks milestone for Arctic construction research project

The opening of DTU’s test house in Nuuk marks a milestone in the largest Danish construction research project in the Arctic

Construction materials Building design Building construction Indoor climate
Ædre dame close up af øje
15 SEP

New biotechnological method gives hope for treatment of AMD

Special substances extracted from seaweed using enzymes have been shown in laboratory tests to have a protective effect against the eye disease AMD.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
10 SEP

Young researcher aims to market sustainable fertiliser

Researchers around the world are working to produce sustainable ammonia for use in fertilisers. DTU is at the forefront of the developments and expects to be able to market...

Physics
Foto: Bax Lindhardt
09 SEP

DTU ranked number two in research world ranking

In the new World University Research Rankings 2020 which focuses on three core areas of university research, DTU ranks second in the world and number one in Europe.

Photo: Colourbox.com
09 SEP

More chemicals can be assessed for endocrine disrupting effects

A European guidance document aimed at identifying endocrine disrupting pesticides can—with some modifications—be used to assess other chemicals’ endocrine...

Health and diseases
Makes the body release the brake and fight cancer at full strength
08 SEP

Makes the body release the brake and fight cancer at full strength

Researchers at DTU Health Tech have found a method to restart the body's ability to fight cancers - even though the cancer cells have eliminated the immune system's ability...

Medicine and medico technology
Foto Bax Lindhardt
07 SEP

DTU gears up to perform 10,000 covid-19 tests a day

DTU has entered into an agreement with the Capital Region of Denmark on providing laboratory responses to 10,000 covid-19 samples daily. This amounts to a third of all...

Bygningen er organiseret omkring et centralt fællesrum, hvor man kan se ind i alle etager og funktioner. Foto Niels Nygaard
07 SEP

DTU’s innovation hub opens with space for new partners

DTU’s innovation hub DTU Skylab doubles in size and creates space for both students and researchers as well as the opportunity to expand its collaborations with companies...

Med Prøvehuset i Nuuk testes en ny konstruktion med et overdækket uderum. Illustration: Vandkunsten
07 SEP

Test house for new construction principles in the Arctic

DTU is opening a test house in Nuuk to test new structures, and to find out whether a covered patio area is attractive for homes in the Arctic.

International Timetabling Competition: The winning team from DTU 2020
04 SEP

DTU PhD students wins International Timetabling Competition

Though facing fierce competition, the Danish team with two PhD students from DTU and their supervisors won the International Timetabling Competition.

Mathematics Mathematical modelling
Chromologics
04 SEP

DTU spinout raises DKK 14 M in seed financing

DTU spinout Chromologics, receives DKK 14 M to accelerate the development and approval of ChromoRed, a natural and sustainable red food coloring.

Food production Fermentation
Photo: Keyvan Bamdej, Program Manager, Venture Cup
04 SEP

Subtitle reader app wins Venture Cup

DTU student part of the team when SubReader won the National Startup Competition 2020.

Business as unusual
03 SEP

DTU launches new industrial partnerships

From now on, it will be much easier for companies to collaborate with DTU: In August 2020, DTU launched the new programme DTU Industrial Partnerships with three new packages...