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2020
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
2018
Foto: EnviDan
01 NOV

Increasing biogas yield from manure

A new method makes agricultural manure far more suitable as a raw material for biogas.

Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry Bioenergy Energy production
Photo: EnviDan
22 OCT

Increasing biogas yield from manure

A new method makes agricultural manure far more suitable as a raw material for biogas.

Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry Bioenergy Energy production
Photo: Ulrik Jantzen
14 JUN

Smart golf balls for bioindustry

A free-flowing sensor monitors the processes in large production tanks. The sensor has been developed by Freesense, a small start-up company

Innovation and product development Chemical engineering Biological systems Sensors
Senior Researcher Jesper Ahrenfeldt and Ulrik Birk Henriksen from DTU Chemical Engineering with CEO Claus Thulstrup (right). Photo: Bax Lindhardt
15 MAR

Stinking sludge into energy and fertilizer

DTU start-up utilizes sludge from fish farming and wastewater to produce heat and fertilizer.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
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
2017
Photo: Biomatics Technology
18 DEC

Untouched by human hands: Better, safer biotech production

Continuous automatic sampling during production aims to keep Danish biotechnology at the forefront. The equipment, and the company behind it, are the result of fruitful...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food production
After 12 years at DTU Chemical Engineering Lars Kiørboe has decided to retire. Photo: Thorkild Christensen
01 NOV

DTU Chemical Engineering Pilot Plant is shifting hands

After 12 years as head of DTU Chemical Engineering’s Pilot Plant facilities, Lars Kiørboe decided to retire. He can look back at an extraordinary development...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Construction and mechanics Production and management
Photo: Colourbox
30 OCT

Society of tomorrow based on biomass

Biological material that would otherwise be regarded as waste can be put to far better use. We simply have to decide to do it,” says Lene Lange, DTU’s expert...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture
Kilde: DTU Kemiteknik
27 SEP

Towards a bio-based society with Novel Microbes

Job creation and environmental salvation: The Novel Microbes project is showing a way towards a more sustainable bio-production. The key? Finding new enzymes to improve...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution
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
Nikolaj Sorgenfrei Blom
23 JUN

Killing bacteria with electromagnetic fields

Attempting to kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria with resonant electromagnetic fields is no easy task and has never been done before. But with the DireWaves project Nikolaj...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry

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