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2019
02 JUL

DKK 2.4 Million to spread the enthusiasm for biotechnology

The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants DKK 2.4 Million to ensure students in primary and secondary schools free educational materials in biotechnology from DTU.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
21 JUN

International research teams will develop better crops

The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants USD 30 million to an international research consortium which will uncover how bacteria can be exploited to create better crops.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food quality Food production Health-promoting compounds Environment and pollution Climate adaption Ecosystems
27 MAY

Dietary advice depends on gut bacteria and genetics

Dietary advice should be more personal and based on knowledge of the composition of the individual's intestinal bacteria, says newly appointed DTU professor Susanne Brix...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
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 adaption
24 MAY

Eat wood to promote health and combat disease

Should we literally start eating our Christmas trees? A new study published in Nature Communications suggest just that.

10 MAY

Scientists examine molecule behind the metabolism of cancer cells

Postdoc Rune Busk Damgaard receives a grant of 10 mill DKK for his research on signaling molecules that can regulate the metabolism of cancer cells.   

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Cells
11 APR

Intestinal bacteria and their genetics determine dietary advice

Dietary advice should be more personalized and based on knowledge of the composition of the individual person’s intestinal bacteria.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Nutrition and dietary habits Health-promoting compounds
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
26 FEB

DTU Bioengineering strengthens innovation and entrepreneurship

Two new professors will strengthen collaboration with businesses and contribute to more spin-outs from DTU Bioengineering.

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Biotechnology and biochemistry
26 FEB

Biomass sensor to simplify experiments

Students behind spin-out from DTU Bioengineering develop web-based technology to simplify laboratory experiments.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
26 FEB

Inventors need confronting with the market early on

Early contact with companies and market assessment decide whether start-ups are successful with their inventions.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
26 FEB

DTU Bioengineering hire Deputy Director responsible for innovation and entrepreneurship

New Deputy Director at DTU Bioengineering Steffen Goletz is passionate about turning ideas into viable business.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
28 JAN

Four DTU researchers chosen as Villum Young Investigators

Four young DTU researchers will each receive DKK 10 million for their research. This takes place at the annual appointment of Villum Young Investigators, at which VILLUM...

Aquaculture Hardware and components Telecommunication Building design Building construction Health and diseases Ecosystems
28 JAN

Young researcher receives 10 M DKK to develop antivenom

The grant will be used to develop the first generation of snakebite antivenom based on fully human antibodies.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases
22 JAN

Nanotech boosts research and innovation in biotech and biomedicine

DTU boosts research and innovation in biotechnology and biomedicine by expanding DTU Bioengineering with three research groups from DTU Nanotech.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Micro and nanotechnology
2018
06 DEC

EUR 3.9 million to five young DTU researchers

Independent Research fund Denmark awards EUR 26 million to 34 young researchers with original ideas and high research leader ambitions. Five of them are from DTU.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Genes and genomes Semiconductors Electronics
31 OCT

Big Data Small Microbes - High Tech Summit 2018

The High Tech Summit with more than 4,000 attendees took place at the Campus of the Technical University 10-11 October. CeMiSt organized a track on big data in microbial...

31 OCT

PhD thesis of the year led to new start-up

At the annual PhD reception, Fatima AlZahra´a Alatraktchi of DTU Nanotech received the award for PhD thesis of the year.

10 OCT

App gives dietary advice based on data on DNA and gut bacteria

Genetic data combined with new knowledge about the genetic make-up of gut bacteria opens the door to personal dietary recommendations.

Medicine and medico technology Information technology
02 OCT

Breaktrough in snake envenoming

Research breakthrough in antivenom based on human antibodies can save lives.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
25 SEP

Top researcher: digitize your health data

One of the most cited researchers in Denmark, Professor Jun Wang, participates in DTU High Tech Summit and urges all Danes to digitize their health data.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
11 SEP

EUR 4.7 million to radical research ideas

Villum Fonden supports 53 new research ideas in their Villum Experiment programme . 18 grants were awarded to DTU researchers.

05 JUL

Strong support for DTU Health Technology

DTU receives strong support for establishing a new department with focus on health technology. Both from within the University and from existing and potential partners...

26 JUN

The biotech industry should change production methods

DTU researchers encourage the biotech industry to switch production away from pure cell cultures to genetically engineered microbial societies.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
03 MAY

Digitalization, health, food and biotech set the stage for High Tech Summit 2018

DTU’s High Tech Summit is attracting considerable interest from the business community who have already bought or booked 60 of the 70 stands.

Information technology Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology Food, fish and agriculture
28 FEB

DTU to boost research in microbial antibiotics

DTU is opening a new centre focusing on production of antibiotic substances by bacteria and fungi.

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Organic chemistry
31 JAN

New fermentation technology study programmes boost biotechnological production...

DTU is creating new study programmes in fermentation-based production with a grant of EUR 25 million (DKK 187 million) from the Novo Nordisk Foundation

Biotechnology and biochemistry Fermentation
30 JAN

DKK 255 million for the world’s most powerful protein ”microscope”

The Novo Nordisk Foundation is supporting the establishment of an ultra-modern research platform in Lund, Sweden. Researchers from DTU Chemistry, DTU Bioengineering and...

Chemistry
29 JAN

New analysis method reveals organisms' good and bad potentials

A PhD student at DTU Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine has developed a new method which enables faster determination of organisms’ potential to produce certain...

2017
01 DEC

Better crops using evolved bacteria

Newly appointed professor at DTU Bioengineering develops new strains of soil bacteria that can enhance the growth of plants and strengthen their resistance.

Biotechnology and biochemistry
29 NOV

Industry is strongly represented in DTU Bioengineering's Advisory Board

The food industry, the biotechnology industry and the bio pharma industry are highly represented in the newly appointed Advisory Board at DTU Bioengineering.  All the...

10 NOV

Two DTU researchers receive Lundbeck Foundation’s talent prizes

Five talented researchers under the age of 30 have each received a Lundbeck Foundation Talent Prize, including a nanophysicist and a chemical engineer from DTU.

24 OCT

Want to smell my moss culture?

Associate Professor Henrik Toft Simonsen from DTU Bioengineering hosted a reception for his company— Mosspiration Biotech —which has got off to a good start selling its...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
22 OCT

Uterine bacteria can affect the foetus

According to new research, women can have bacteria in their uteri which may have an impact on foetuses’ immune systems. Until now, the ovaries, Fallopian tubes, and the...

Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases
10 OCT

22 new H.C. Ørsted fellows

DTU recently welcomed 22 highly talented researchers who have been granted a H.C. Ørsted COFUND fellowship. The 22 researchers come from all over the world and will spend...

08 JUN

Lipid enthusiast with huge legacy

As a researcher at Technical University of Denmark—DTU, Lars Hellgren specialized in the complex interrelationships between lipid chemistry and the impact of lipids on...

22 MAY

Tre bevillinger fra DFF til forskere på DTU Bioengineering

Med tre bevillinger fra Det Frie Forskningsråd på i alt 13,6 millioner vil forskere på DTU Bioengineering lave supersvampe ved at sende skimmelsvampe på slankekur, modvirke...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
11 MAY

New technology summit focusing on digitization

In September, DTU will host Denmark’s first university-driven technology summit focusing on the digitization of Danish industry. Under the theme of digitization, the summit...

Photo: Torben Nielsen
03 MAY

Commemoration Day 2017

HRH Crown Prince Frederik and Søren Pind, the Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science, participated in DTU’s traditional Commemoration Day, where the academic...

02 MAY

New cell factories to ensure Denmark leading position in bioproduct production

50,000 Danish jobs in the fermentation sector can become many more when a new project revolutionizes the construction of cell factories—potentially increasing Denmark’s...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Fermentation Cells
21 APR

Two new Centers of Excellence

The Danish National Research Foundation invests DKK 120 million in two new centres at DTU.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Physics Space research
24 MAR

General Engineering in very high demand

The General Engineering Bachelor programme, taught in English, is for the second year in a row the most sought after study at DTU.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Electrotechnology Energy Physics Chemistry
16 FEB

Technological 'hot or not' in 2017

Five female researchers gaze into the crystal ball and give their views on which technologies they believed will ‘predominate’ and which will fade into obscurity in the...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Environment and pollution Information technology Physics
24 JAN

Leading protein researcher moves his research to DTU

How do complex protein networks interact when they form skin and heal after an injury? And what happens to these networks in inflamed skin or skin that fails to heal properly...

Biological systems Enzymes and proteins Biotechnology and biochemistry
23 JAN

Leading-edge protein researcher moves his research to DTU Bioengineering

How do complex protein networks interact to create skin and heal it following injury? What happens to these networks in skin that is inflamed or won’t heal properly?...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases Health-promoting compounds
2016
03 NOV

New head of DTU Bioengineering

DTU has appointed Bjarke Bak Christensen, MSc Eng, PhD as the new head of DTU Bioengineering . He leaves a position as head of the Department of Food Science at the University...

13 SEP

35 students took new mini-course in software carpentry

With a new mini-course, students can now get a taste of what it takes to become a skilled ‘software carpenter’ and to do advanced computational metabolic engineering...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
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