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26 APR

Large EU project to develop carbon capture technologies

In a new Horizon 2020 project, DTU will lead demonstration projects involving new electricity-based technologies for carbon capture, use and storage.

Graduate School Yearbook 2020
26 APR

The 2020 edition of the Graduate School Yearbook is out now

Immerse yourself in the many exciting PhD projects going on at DTU Chemical Engineering in our annual Graduate School Yearbook.

22 APR

ERC Advanced Grant to understand enzyme stability

A new ERC project aims to improve our understanding of enzyme stability and broaden the field of potential applications for biocatalysis.  

Biotechnology and biochemistry Enzymes and proteins Organic chemistry
Green chemical production using ecological control strategies. Illustration by Helena Junicke.
07 APR

Microbial mixed cultures can produce sustainable biobutanol

Chemical production and energy supply are still heavily dependent on fossil raw materials. However, bio-based production systems are now paving the way for a potential...

Foto: Shaun_Dakin_Unplash
12 MAR

Large CO2 gains obtainable from ocean-going ships

Environmentally and climate-friendly solutions from Danish ships sailing in foreign waters can contribute to the green transition of Denmark. But it requires cross-sectoral...

Environment and pollution
DTU's CO2-fangstanlæg på plads ved Mølleåværket i Lyngby
02 FEB

Carbon capture - climate gain and good business

A mobile carbon capture plant developed at DTU has now been connected to a functioning biogas plant for the first time. The Mølleå wastewater treatment plant...

2020
Experimental set-up, which is used to quickly heat plastic together with hydrogen and catalyst, so that it is converted into petrol. Photo taken by Thorkild Christensen
01 DEC

Closing the plastic recycle loop

Only 16 per cent of the more than 250 million tons of plastic we use every year globally is recycled. If, however, we could recycle more plastic and at the same time get...

Catalysis CO2 separation and CO2 storage Waste management Chemical engineering Energy production
Kim Birnie-Gauvin with an 83 cm large sea trout—ready to be released in Villestrup Å stream after being tagged. Photo Jessica Desforges
30 NOV

PhD thesis of the year proves value of removing creek barriers

Kim Birnie-Gauvin from DTU Aqua received the PhD thesis of the Year Award at the annual PhD reception. Six other PhD graduates and the PhD supervisor of the year were also...

Microbes Photo credit : colorbox
23 NOV

Microbes make tricky biomass useful

Turning residual biomass into a resource rather than waste has previously been difficult. A novel process produces methane with very high yield.

Fermentation Bioenergy
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

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