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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
2020
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
Associate Professor Philip L. Fosbøl and Postdoc Humbul Suleman. Photo by Christian Ove Carlsson.
29 SEP

A greener version of carbon capture

Lowering CO2 emissions is no longer considered enough to preserve the Earth’s climate. We also need to actively capture CO2.

Enzymes and proteins CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution
Photo by Christian Ove Carlsson
01 SEP

Building a community on fermentation

The interest in Fermentation Based Biomanufacturing is on the rise in chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech industries. A new cross-departmental effort at DTU will deliver...

Fermentation
2019
Credit: Colourbox
07 OCT

Microwaves pave the way for PET recycling

PET can be degraded by microwaves and chemistry, so the components of the plastic can be recycled into new PET products.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Waste management
Fermenteringsplatform på DTU Bioengineering
10 SEP

Bio industry must accelerate green transition

The Novo Nordisk Foundation makes large grant to the development of new biopharmaceutical processes, as well as education and training of students and employees in the...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
19 AUG

PhD interview: Chemical engineering in the service of the life sciences

Lukasz Ruszczynski explains his research on thermodynamic modelling and data evaluation for life science applications.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry Medicine and medico technology
Photo: Colourbox
11 APR

Boosting the efficiency of biogas plants

Laboratory experiments have shown pretreatment with ammonia able to increase methane production from manure fibres by more than 200 per cent. Pilot Plant tests will take...

Bacteria and microorganisms Bioenergy Energy efficiency
Photo: Colourbox
04 APR

New research project on water can lead to groundbreaking knowledge

A new research project from DTU Chemical Engineering examines structures in water that could lead to a better understanding of phenomena in nature as well as new energy...

Biological systems Solar energy Chemistry

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