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2020
Regranulate - plastic ground into smaller pieces. Photo by Christian Ove Carlsson.
21 OCT

How can we make plastic more sustainable?

All stages of plastics use, from processing to initial product and after-life will need to be taken into account for design of tomorrow’s plastic materials and to...

Polymers Materials Environment and pollution
2019
Photo: Christian Ove Carlsson
05 MAR

A new era of bio-based polymers

In a world of scarce resources, bio-based polymers have entered the scene, offering interesting new functionalities.

Polymers Environmental chemistry Innovation and product development
2018
PET packaging—used for non-transparent soft drinks bottles—has so far bypassed the returnables systems and refuse bins because it has been time-consuming and expensive to recycle it. Photo: Jesse Wagstaff/Flickr
30 APR

New method can break down PET plastic with microwaves

In a large-scale project, researchers will reproduce PET packaging using sustainable microwave technology.

Materials Polymers Environment and pollution
2017
A pile of lignin powder - the "concrete of plant cells".
27 SEP

Making big ships sail sustainably

What if an unexploited natural resource, ready to be turned into sustainable fuels, existed inside all plant material? Postdoc Joachim Bachmann Nielsen's research suggests...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Materials Environment and pollution Transport and logistics
Kim Dam-Johansen signing the agreement with Mikko Hupa, Head of Åbo Academy
30 AUG

Increasing Nordic collaboration

DTU has signed an official collaboration agreement with Åbo Academy and NTNU in order to strengthen the Nordic scientific research profile internationally.

Materials Chemistry Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy
DTU Chemical Engineering. Foto: Thorkild Christensen
31 MAY

Four new projects at DTU Chemical Engineering

The Danish Coucil for Independent Research has decided to issue funding for four research projects from DTU Chemical Engineering. Read about all of them here.

Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry Materials Environment and pollution

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