Newshttp://www.northshorenz.comCopyright 2020 All rights reserved. DKK 25 M to develop recombinant snakebite antivenom{BE9CC5DB-F950-4B4D-B3E8-6BAEB3105F64}

A grant of DKK 25 M from Wellcome gives hope to snakebite victims in sub-Saharan Africa of better and safer treatment.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:31:24 +0100{BE9CC5DB-F950-4B4D-B3E8-6BAEB3105F64}
Large investment into Danish quantum cryptography{EA4E3168-24B8-4B6F-9203-A3A14AA252C0}
New innovation consortium sets out to secure Danish share of a rapidly growing technology market by developing next generation’s ultra-secure cryptographic systems rooted in quantum physics.]]>
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:00:00 +0100{EA4E3168-24B8-4B6F-9203-A3A14AA252C0}
Research focusing on scientific presentations and UN Sustainable Development Goals{66FA179D-0AE1-4F3C-90C8-2D804A7D3F36}
PhD students at DTU are not only trained to do research, but also to talk about their research and how it contributes to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.]]>
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 08:24:55 +0100{66FA179D-0AE1-4F3C-90C8-2D804A7D3F36}
Award-winning idea for recycling plastic in refugee camps{7A25650C-6F5F-4C1B-837D-55EC3DA6B168}
Three students have just received a Project Plastic award for their sustainable and economically interesting concept for recycling plastics in refugee camps.]]>
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 06:51:00 +0100{7A25650C-6F5F-4C1B-837D-55EC3DA6B168}
Greenland outlet glaciers may be melting faster than predicted{F16A5410-A2B0-4CD6-A889-9372CC2B914A}

Greenland ice mass loss can contribute to sea level rise that surpass the most extreme scenario from the UN body on climate, IPCC. According to new research headed by DTU, current climate models underestimate how fast the ice is melting in the Arctic.

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:10:08 +0100{F16A5410-A2B0-4CD6-A889-9372CC2B914A}
New Danish model to contribute to the design of safer ships{2FC77EB9-91E9-4C12-AB45-3622DB23D965}
Large container ships up to 400 metres in length will in future be designed with greater safety in mind. This will be done by updating a model developed at DTU.]]>
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:21:12 +0100{2FC77EB9-91E9-4C12-AB45-3622DB23D965}
DKK 37 mio. from Independent Research Fund Denmark{ABF7B281-6BEA-4541-A14D-C7121B86BADC}

Independent Research Fund Denmark awards DKK 214 mio. to 36 young scientists with original ideas and high ambitions. Six are from DTU.

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 10:15:24 +0100{ABF7B281-6BEA-4541-A14D-C7121B86BADC}
Mobility model paves way for tomorrow’s transport systems{E3B2553D-FD6F-4FEE-A916-C78B37322200}

Ground-breaking model that provides a completely new understanding of our movement patterns. The model can come to play an important role when designing tomorrow’s green modes of transport.

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 11:38:43 +0100{E3B2553D-FD6F-4FEE-A916-C78B37322200}
Digital twins to improve heat pump operation{AB086B1B-8782-4CDB-AD18-26FD88CC6A0C}
Advanced digital models are needed to optimize heat pump operation in district heating systems. It will happen by means of ‘self-learning’ digital twins, which will potentially play a major role for the green transition in the sector.]]>
Thu, 19 Nov 2020 07:22:40 +0100{AB086B1B-8782-4CDB-AD18-26FD88CC6A0C}
Students develop effective mould for production{8542DEF4-43E2-4EE7-B045-0C770B1330C6}
DTU students are competing in an international synthetic biology competition (iGEM), presenting new tools to control moulds in biotechnological processes.]]>
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:19:09 +0100{8542DEF4-43E2-4EE7-B045-0C770B1330C6}
DTU wins Construction Client Award 2020{9A2F807D-2867-49C1-96FC-8BF5265D5D1F}
DTU won the Construction Client Award 2020 for the implementation of a campus plan that supports a strong teaching environment and attracts researchers, lecturers, and students from all over the world.]]>
Fri, 13 Nov 2020 09:37:47 +0100{9A2F807D-2867-49C1-96FC-8BF5265D5D1F}
Protein from green biomass without the taste of cowshed{DB28E6C2-11EB-4C1F-9731-5C1F66F18A74}
Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have developed the technique and purchased the equipment that allows them to produce sustainable green protein for food use without unwanted off-flavour on a pilot scale.]]>
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 11:13:00 +0100{DB28E6C2-11EB-4C1F-9731-5C1F66F18A74}
Prestigious award for research in business and UN Global Goals{65D2337F-A225-4B49-8D8D-C2EF1CA1DB3E}
Associate Professor Francesco Rosati was presented with the Tietgen Award by the Danish Society for Education and Business. The award is given to sharp young minds to help them continue their research in the fields of social sciences or humanities. ]]>
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 09:04:00 +0100{65D2337F-A225-4B49-8D8D-C2EF1CA1DB3E}
Andreas Mogensen: How to send a manned mission to Mars{B924AB75-6DD8-4C5E-81A3-A8B6960E3D19}

In a DTU Talk, engineer and astronaut Andreas Mogensen talks about how to send humans to Mars.

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 08:30:45 +0100{B924AB75-6DD8-4C5E-81A3-A8B6960E3D19}
In a time of crisis, what is the ‘right’ thing to do?{9487EED8-8BA2-47F8-8837-93F19F48F20A}
Most of us strive towards doing what is right. But how do we know what the ‘right’ thing to do is during the current corona crisis? What answers can we really trust at a time when the media is full of COVID-19 experts?]]>
Wed, 11 Nov 2020 07:37:25 +0100{9487EED8-8BA2-47F8-8837-93F19F48F20A}
More collaboration between Danish universities—why and how?{E9B761B4-A9A2-459E-80CE-9B7FC9927FD8}
At the end of September, the eight Danish universities published the paper ’Viden skaber Danmark - Fælles ambitioner for de danske universiteters rolle i samfundet’ (‘Knowledge creates Denmark – Common ambitions for the role of Danish universities in society’.) This is the first time that the universities have set out common long-term goals. But why is this initiative happening right now and what impact will it have on DTU’s research and study programmes? DTU President Anders Bjarklev answers these questions.]]>
Mon, 09 Nov 2020 14:45:00 +0100{E9B761B4-A9A2-459E-80CE-9B7FC9927FD8}
Bacteria ensure better use of biomass{FDC3CD83-268B-42AD-8950-3E000FD5ADAA}

A special blend of robust bacteria in a new process is paving the way to convert even the stubbornest forms of biomass into methane.

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 07:00:00 +0100{FDC3CD83-268B-42AD-8950-3E000FD5ADAA}
Newly discovered enzyme increases biomass value{F0FFF17D-F434-4FBF-8192-D542D291E4C5}

With the discovery of a new enzyme, it may one day become possible to use the plants’ glue nutrient—lignin. The substance has applications in electronics, various types of biodegradable materials, and in coatings that render materials water-repellent.

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 08:00:00 +0100{F0FFF17D-F434-4FBF-8192-D542D291E4C5}
DTU students’ rocket reaches the stars above Europe{D169533F-A0E1-4395-9A9A-91FD440C9DD7}
The student project Danstar successfully launched the first student-built bi-liquid propulsion rocket on the European continent.]]>
Thu, 05 Nov 2020 15:43:17 +0100{D169533F-A0E1-4395-9A9A-91FD440C9DD7}
Researchers pave the way for supercows{1BD4DD30-09C2-4AED-9DE6-BBC67BA3E950}
Researchers from DTU use artificial intelligence, bioinformatics and gene sequencing to improve breeding programs with embryo transplantation for cows. Their research can result in healthier and stronger cows around the world.]]>
Mon, 02 Nov 2020 18:39:48 +0100{1BD4DD30-09C2-4AED-9DE6-BBC67BA3E950}
Research Fund Denmark grants millions for green transition{F58EB392-5F6D-4EAE-9181-73613FC63587}
17 green research projects at DTU receive a total of DKK 98 million from the Independent Research Fund Denmark.]]>
Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:15:12 +0100{F58EB392-5F6D-4EAE-9181-73613FC63587}
DKK 42 million for sustainable chip-based spectrometers{D574FB53-DFD7-4988-8460-CA1B47D68821}
In collaboration with industrial partners, DTU will develop the next generation of sustainable and ultracompact spectrometers based on chip technology over the next four years]]>
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:00:00 +0100{D574FB53-DFD7-4988-8460-CA1B47D68821}
Second-year student behind article in scientific journal{220AA86C-2075-4E04-8D6B-C92FFFD87811}
A special course on spinning balls, a technique which is used in many sports, sparked a string of experiments and calculations which have just been published in the American Journal of Physics.]]>
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:00:00 +0100{220AA86C-2075-4E04-8D6B-C92FFFD87811}
Research will give skinless vegan sausages a snap{80DF8323-840B-4981-B4A2-6F4EF1E49800}

Researchers at DTU have helped come up with a recipe for plant-based skinless sausages. Work is now continuing in the lab to alter the chemistry of the ingredients in order to give the sausages the desired snap feeling.

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 10:01:00 +0100{80DF8323-840B-4981-B4A2-6F4EF1E49800}
New research centre for autonomous systems{D4846B25-294C-4214-BBE8-50951250C865}
The Centre for Collaborative Autonomous Systems represents the latest research in highly automated and intelligent systems and is linked to one of the world’s largest test facilities for robots and drones.]]>
Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:39:39 +0100{D4846B25-294C-4214-BBE8-50951250C865}
Three days focusing on sustainable technology and IT for girls{7304F959-2ECA-4DE6-A44C-70045EE90972}
82 high school girls chose to spend three days during the autumn holidays in Lyngby to learn more about the technologies of the future. The girls came from as far away as Aalborg, Ærø and Esbjerg.]]>
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 09:24:00 +0100{7304F959-2ECA-4DE6-A44C-70045EE90972}
Technology must also be socially sustainable{42167F11-31E7-4FD0-9475-389C07332C4D}
Discussion article by Anders Bjarklev for Frederiksborg Amtsavis, published on 16 October 2020.]]>
Thu, 15 Oct 2020 09:59:07 +0100{42167F11-31E7-4FD0-9475-389C07332C4D}
Telescopes record last moments of star ‘eaten’ by a black hole{BC21C7BF-AD98-4672-BDB3-B9D0DD7F6CF2}

Researchers from DTU have contributed to a study that describe the rare blast of light from a star being torn to pieces by a supermassive black hole.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 13:53:25 +0100{BC21C7BF-AD98-4672-BDB3-B9D0DD7F6CF2}
Start-up behind new plastic sorting technology{CA7DED83-7906-4C95-8017-8540D5D303BD}

With their unique technology for sorting different types of plastics, two young engineers will make it easier for production companies to recycle plastic.

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 07:00:00 +0100{CA7DED83-7906-4C95-8017-8540D5D303BD}
District heating digitalization contributes to 2030 targets{5C3A7C1A-867B-4EA0-B185-4BE5DD65E371}

Using data and local weather forecasts instead of drawings of the supply network and simulations to control supply temperature can save the district heating sector money and reduce CO2.

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 07:00:00 +0100{5C3A7C1A-867B-4EA0-B185-4BE5DD65E371}
Grundfos secures rights to DTU student project{68B05409-2AF0-40F1-A342-F8CA2A2CBC2F}

A group of students have come up with an idea for supplying villages in Africa with clean drinking water. Grundfos has secured the rights to the project and employed the students to complete it.

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 11:49:00 +0100{68B05409-2AF0-40F1-A342-F8CA2A2CBC2F}
Why are we so busy developing new batteries?{C0D44699-69F3-4FD3-96E8-3155F4E8D80A}

The EU wants to accelerate the development of new batteries—but why is this so urgent? Tejs Vegge, professor at DTU Energy, provides the answer.

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 09:47:00 +0100{C0D44699-69F3-4FD3-96E8-3155F4E8D80A}
National teaching prize for DTU researcher{784026BB-44E7-43BB-AB8E-88699BE6B614}
The students do quizzes and produce drawings about energy conversion as part of Luise Theil Kuhn’s classes, which are always varied, flexible, challenging, and engaging.]]>
Wed, 30 Sep 2020 08:32:17 +0100{784026BB-44E7-43BB-AB8E-88699BE6B614}
New solution for reducing CO2 from data centres and server rooms{68360E44-E0CA-480C-AC4E-7D7FCAF573DA}

Researchers at DTU will work with industrial companies to develop a new cooling and storage system for data centres and server rooms, which will be managed through artificial intelligence and reduce energy consumption and thus CO2 emissions.

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:12:42 +0100{68360E44-E0CA-480C-AC4E-7D7FCAF573DA}
DTU contributes to Denmark’s new green research strategy{46FACA4B-3619-4FA0-A800-06E62C07980D}
The government has presented a new research strategy with four concrete missions to advance the green transition. DTU is making an important contribution to all of them.]]>
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:06:46 +0100{46FACA4B-3619-4FA0-A800-06E62C07980D}
Become a test passenger on self-driving shuttles{50AE9946-58E2-4AEA-8D4D-8AD8BECC0794}
In the beginning of 2021, three self-driving shuttle buses will be tested at DTU Lyngby Campus. Sign up now to become a test passenger.]]>
Mon, 28 Sep 2020 09:11:38 +0100{50AE9946-58E2-4AEA-8D4D-8AD8BECC0794}
New analysis methods provide important knowledge about metal cracks{250ADFD3-8321-4D54-891C-1794835F86F3}
With a completely new X-ray analysis, DTU researchers will develop material models for use in companies that make metal products. The result means reduced material consumption and faster product development.]]>
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:31:34 +0100{250ADFD3-8321-4D54-891C-1794835F86F3}
Biodiversity hypothesis called into question{32A3434F-BB57-467B-9CE3-301FAC38E943}
New research shows, that the trade-off between gleaners and exploiters does not explain the diversity of biological species in the way that scientists expected. Our understanding of biodiversity has to change.]]>
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:36:00 +0100{32A3434F-BB57-467B-9CE3-301FAC38E943}
New technology causes body to fight cancer at full strength{BD8FA326-C404-42CA-914D-A4F0FE074DB7}

Researchers at DTU Health Tech have found a way to break down the defence mechanisms that cancer cells use to slow down the immune system, and then restart the body’s ability to effectively fight cancer.

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:05:00 +0100{BD8FA326-C404-42CA-914D-A4F0FE074DB7}
”New” lactic acid bacteria can make African camel milk safe{B328063A-9DD9-4554-B13F-E11878E22EFD}
A research project headed by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, has come up with the formula for a freeze-dried starter culture that African camel milk farmers can use to make safe, fermented milk products.]]>
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 10:00:00 +0100{B328063A-9DD9-4554-B13F-E11878E22EFD}
DTU’s best lecturers{C49A3ADC-AD25-41A8-899A-5449AC57A6BE}
“DTU has a large number of truly amazing teachers that we students can be proud of,” said the chairman of DTU’s student association PF at the election of Lecturer of the Year 2020.]]>
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:18:21 +0100{C49A3ADC-AD25-41A8-899A-5449AC57A6BE}
DTU contributes to new energy efficiency strategy in Kenya{0C516FE2-FB1A-40C4-9C4C-DED4C8CE8A2F}

The Kenyan Ministry of Energy has just launched the Kenyan National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, which has been developed with the help of DTU.

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:07:06 +0100{0C516FE2-FB1A-40C4-9C4C-DED4C8CE8A2F}
Cows on diet emit 40 per cent less methane{3C0B4AC5-8342-4B0A-A358-2E42407E7716}

Feed changes can reduce methane formation from microorganisms in the cow’s paunch and reduce cows' emissions by 40 per cent without compromising milk yield.

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:41:46 +0100{3C0B4AC5-8342-4B0A-A358-2E42407E7716}
Experienced international university executive is the new Chairman of DTU{05A9DCD9-27AA-45DC-871A-755B81CFF8EE}
On 1 January 2021, Karin Markides—a highly experienced university executive—will take up the position as Chairman of DTU’s Board of Governors. ]]>
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:21:00 +0100{05A9DCD9-27AA-45DC-871A-755B81CFF8EE}
Villum Experiment for 21 wild ideas{C4E51B2E-BCC2-4B35-BB34-131AA2B31DC8}
Villum Fonden has distributed DKK 100 million to 51 researchers, of whom 21 are from DTU, who will have the opportunity to test their ’bold and strange’ research ideas.]]>
Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:02:34 +0100{C4E51B2E-BCC2-4B35-BB34-131AA2B31DC8}
Test house marks milestone for Arctic construction research project{866C0AEC-BEC1-4946-B223-C1BCE3418965}

The opening of DTU’s test house in Nuuk marks a milestone in the largest Danish construction research project in the Arctic

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:50:25 +0100{866C0AEC-BEC1-4946-B223-C1BCE3418965}
New biotechnological method gives hope for treatment of AMD{1E645D82-67BD-4826-B729-077791D79A6F}

Special substances extracted from seaweed using enzymes have been shown in laboratory tests to have a protective effect against the eye disease AMD.

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 09:03:18 +0100{1E645D82-67BD-4826-B729-077791D79A6F}
Young researcher aims to market sustainable fertiliser{C196DECB-C9B1-432C-98CC-A63C6EB802C4}
Researchers around the world are working to produce sustainable ammonia for use in fertilisers. DTU is at the forefront of the developments and expects to be able to market a solution within the next few years.]]>
Thu, 10 Sep 2020 10:57:28 +0100{C196DECB-C9B1-432C-98CC-A63C6EB802C4}
DTU ranked number two in research world ranking{D6D9A1F2-A203-42EA-9197-08A7A1285718}
In the new World University Research Rankings 2020 which focuses on three core areas of university research, DTU ranks second in the world and number one in Europe.]]>
Wed, 09 Sep 2020 08:05:46 +0100{D6D9A1F2-A203-42EA-9197-08A7A1285718}
More chemicals can be assessed for endocrine disrupting effects{6F050F65-306E-4AF4-895A-94844AC6B449}

A European guidance document aimed at identifying endocrine disrupting pesticides can—with some modifications—be used to assess other chemicals’ endocrine disrupting effects, according to scientists from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and Copenhagen University Hospital.

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 07:47:17 +0100{6F050F65-306E-4AF4-895A-94844AC6B449}