Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Small underwater drone to help fishermen
A Danish researcher contributes to the development of a small new autonomous underwater vehicle which is to help fishermen identify shoals of fish.
Copenhagen’s biowaste may become steaks
A new project will develop technology for extracting protein from organic waste, which can be used as a protein supplement for humans or in animal feed.
How digitalization drives new water technologies
Research, innovation, education and entrepreneurship contributes to the development of new technologies in the water sector according to a new report.
Sustainable beer made from surplus sushi rice
Research from Denmark allows excess rice intended for use in sushi to be converted into beer.
Cars to report on road condition
Leveraging modern car technology to continuously collect road data may help produce real-time digital images of road maintenance needs.
How climate change is impacting the ocean’s ability to fix carbon dioxide
Climate change is influencing the distribution of zooplankton in the sea, thereby affecting the contribution made by plankton to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Greenland ice melt accelerating dramatically
A new study shows that the melt process reacts surprisingly quickly to changes in the atmosphere and the waters around Greenland.
Violent stellar explosion provides new knowledge about the universe
Danish researchers have helped identify a phenomenon rarely observed, originating from a giant stellar explosion far out in the universe.
Dental implants soon to be completely white
New technology will soon make the surface of titanium used for dental implants completely white.
New tool ensures sustainable water supply for refugee camps
Danish researchers have created a new tool that can be useful when making decisions on sustainable water supply in refugee camps.
Inexpensive technology for conducting measurements in water
New technology is significantly reducing the cost of measuring temperature, currents and pressure in waters near the coast, for example in fish farms or small harbours.
Quality of recycled plastic too poor
Efforts on multiple fronts are required if we are to increase the quality in the future so more of our plastic waste can be reused.
Robot tracks environmental DNA from fish on seabed
Researchers from DTU Aqua are currently testing the world’s first underwater eDNA laboratory.
Oil spills could harm the Arctic more than expected
Plankton are affected by concentrations of oil pollution much lower than previously assumed.
Long wind turbine blades require new composite materials
In the future wind turbine blades are going to be up to 107 meters long. Wind turbine blades of this size require new composite materials.
Industrial processes to be electrified
An ambitious research project wants to find electric solutions to replace heat treatment in for instance the food industry and in laundries.
Unborn children better protected against endocrine disruptors
Danish researchers have helped improve on international testing of chemicals to enable better detection of endocrine disrupting substances.
Growing hemp and mushroom surfboards
Three students are using hemp and mushroom roots to grow the world’s first fully biodegradable surfboard in a mould.
BaTIO3 – a wonder material decoded
A Danish-developed X-ray microscope reveals novel dynamics in the material barium titanate, which is used in phones, cars, and computers.
Wood chips as a new sound-absorbent material
The laminated wood from the manufacturer used as acoustic panel. What to do with 9,000 tonnes of wood chips, which is a by-product of a large-scale production of glued laminated wood for furniture, windows, staircases, etc.?
Calculator works out the price of sustainable transition
DTU students have developed a sustainability calculator, which they are now working to make freely available on the web.
Fish to be counted using rocket science
A new research project will provide better calculation methods for sustainable fishing.
Microcapsules transport healthy bacteria to the intestines
Smaller than a grain of sugar, containers can lead benign bacteria safely through the gastric acid for release in the mucous membrane of the intestines.
Metasurfaces will control the colour of your car
Imagine if you could change the colour of your car to match your mood simply by tapping on your phone.