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2020
Researcher microscope
02 OCT

DTU Biosustain involved in two Clinical Academic Groups

Four new Clinical Academic Groups have been established. DTU Biosustain is involved in two; one focusing on metabolic modelling of the endothelial cells and one on multi...

Cells Biological systems Mathematical modelling Health and diseases Genes and genomes
18 SEP

Resistant bacteria combatted with known antibiotics

It is possible to fight resistant E. coli bacteria by combining two widely known antibiotics.    

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
18 SEP

Cells optimized to produce antimicrobial agents

With the help of ‘metabolic engineering’, researchers from DTU Biosustain are designing and optimizing microorganisms to produce new substances that can be...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Doctor testing patient for Covid-19
22 APR

DTU researchers produce enzymes needed for corona tests

In a very short amount of time, researchers at DTU have succeeded in producing enzymes that are used in corona tests.

Viruses Enzymes and proteins Synthetic biology Fermentation Genes and genomes Health and diseases
2019
Helle Krogh Johansen, Rigshospitalet pressefoto
18 OCT

60 Million DKK for research in persistent bacterial infections

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has granted 60 Million DKK to a research project that will use miniature organ models to study persistent infections.

Bacteria and microorganisms Health and diseases Artificial organs Physiological modelling
Photo: Anders Østerby Mønsted
19 AUG

Start-up to challenge big guns with artificial cannabis substances

With its tailored cannabis substances, the biotech start-up Octarine Bio is eyeing the growing market for pain relieving drugs.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
E.coli (SEM) by NIAID from Flickr
19 FEB

Cocktail of common antibiotics can fight resistant E. coli

Scientists from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU) have discovered that a combination of two common antibiotics is able to eliminate multi-drug...

Health and diseases Bacteria and microorganisms
2018
2017
These soil bacteria have not (yet) ‘learned’ how to produce antimicrobial agents. Photo: Pep Charusanti.
13 NOV

Researchers hunt for tomorrow’s antimicrobial agents in the Christiania topsoil

The world desperately needs new types of antimicrobial agents to combat resistant bacteria. Researchers are therefore searching high and low for new antimicrobial agents...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Health and diseases
Photo: Bjørn Lymann Jespersen
13 JUN

Ten researchers receive grants for 'wild' experiments

VILLUM FONDEN is giving ten researchers up to DKK 2 million (EUR 268,000) each in funding to explore novel ideas. The money is earmarked for innovative and ‘wild...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Physics Information technology Medicine and medico technology
Main entrance to DTU. Photo: Vibeke Hempler
26 JAN

Millions for research into antibiotic resistance and better drugs

In a press release issued today, the Novo Nordisk Foundation reveals that it is grating a total of DKK 300 million (EUR 40 million) to five ambitious research projects...

Cells Synthetic biology Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
2014
Playware Keynote at World Conference on Gerontechnology
18 JUN

Playware Keynote at World Conference on Gerontechnology

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund will give the keynote talk “Playful Rehabilitation with Playware for Older Adults” at the 9th World Conference on Gerontechnology...

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
14 JUN

InnovationsFonden grants DKK14 mio for new project

InnovationsFonden was established as of 1 April 2014 by bringing together research, technology development and innovation grants from the Danish Council of Strategic Research...

Electrotechnology Energy Environment and pollution Medicine and medico technology Wind energy Construction and mechanics IT systems Innovation and product development
14 JUN

Nordic Power Converters at the Cleantech Bazar at DTU on 22 May 2014

Nordic Power Converters is a soon-to-be spin-off company from DTU Elektro, specializing in cheap, small and efficient power converters.

Electrotechnology Energy Medicine and medico technology Wind energy
13 JUN

Ville Pulkki visits Hearing Systems

During the next month Professor Ville Pulkki from Aalto University, Finland, is visiting the Hearing Systems group. During his stay Ville Pulkki will give talks about spatial...

Sound Medical equipment and systems
Photo: Colourbox.com
13 JUN

More ESBL bacteria at farms with high consumption of antibiotics

There is a connection between previous consumption of cephalosporin antibiotics and the amount of ESBL bacteria in pigs. At the same time, there is an increased occurrence...

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Production animals Health and diseases

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DTU Biosustain
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