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2016
14 NOV

The Novo Nordisk Foundation grants almost 8 Mio. DKK to three CFB projects

Three researchers from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (CFB) have each been granted more than 2.5 Mio. DKK by the Novo Nordisk Foundation for...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
13 OCT

Drop your tacit constraints: How to become more creative

The PhD club arranged an event called “From Idea to Innovation” with a line-up of three experienced external speakers. The first speaker caught everyone’s attention with...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
Helene Faustrup Kildegaard is one of the researchers ‘forcing’ animal cells to produce substances that can be used in anti-cancer drugs, for example. Photo: Ulrik Jantzen
07 OCT

Drugs from hamster cells

What on earth have Chinese hamsters to do with medical drugs? Quite a lot as it turns out, as hamster cells can be programmed to sustainably produce anti-cancer drugs...

Bacteria and microorganisms Fermentation Synthetic biology
04 OCT

New biosensor reveals transporter proteins – points towards new antibiotics

A new cutting edge biological sensor have led to the discovery of 25 transporter proteins in bacteria. Transporters control bacterial communication and their uptake of...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
22 SEP

New biosensors enable real-time monitoring of chemical production.

Living cells can be genetically modified to produce valuable chemicals. But identifying the best performing cells is often hard and tedious. Now, researchers have developed...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
21 SEP

Future PAcMEN will hunt for bio-fuels and bio-chemicals

Even though the name implies it, the PAcMEN program has nothing to do with hungry cheeses hunting for ghosts. Instead, the PAcMEN-program – which has now been granted...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
 Illustration of a method of DNA sequencing. Credit: Colourbox
15 SEP

DTU Biosustain receives a computational power shot of DKK 90 million

A grant of DKK 90 million (EUR 12 million) from the Novo Nordisk Foundation gives DTU Biosustain an enormous ‘computational injection’. The goal is to develop quicker...

Cells Biological systems Synthetic biology
13 SEP

35 students took new mini-course in software carpentry

With a new mini-course, students can now get a taste of what it takes to become a skilled ‘software carpenter’ and to do advanced computational metabolic engineering...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
05 SEP

18 new H. C. Ørsted postdocs

DTU recently welcomed 18 highly talented researchers who have been granted a H.C. Ørsted COFUND postdoc fellowship. The 18 researchers come from all over the world and...

21 JUL

Out now: Special issue edited by DTU Biosustain Researcher

How do you discover unknown bio-active molecules with important medical or health effects? And how do you detect and engineer cells to produce big amounts of it? Tilmann...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
12 JUL

Professor and Group Leader receive prestigious awards

Two prominent researchers from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, DTU Biosustain, received awards at the International Metabolic Engineering Conference...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
04 JUL

Camel-antibody ‘lamp’ reveals proteins on the surface of bacteria

Displaying proteins on the surface of living bacteria is time consuming and difficult. Nonetheless, it is an attractive technology in for instance antibody production...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
24 JUN

Course was a great success

All students enrolled in DTU Biosustain's new course ‘Advanced Experimental Synthetic Biology’ have now passed the exam brilliantly. Overall the course was a great success...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
06 JUN

Learn how to create a high-performance cell factory

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability is launching a new course called ‘Advanced Experimental Synthetic Biology for Cell Factories’. The aim of this...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
27 MAY

CFB took home three awards at exclusive conference

At the highly esteemed Cell Culture Engineering Conference, three out of eight poster awards were given to staff members from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
23 MAY

14 new bacterial experts are about to hit the industry

This summer 14 PhD students from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability’s BacTory program will graduate. The students have been collaborating with an...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
21 APR

PhD graduate from DTU Biosustain receives design prize

Mads Bonde did his PhD-thesis at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, DTU Biosustain, and is one of the founders of Labster Virtual Laboratories...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Fermentation Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
05 APR

Paper on hemoglobin-producing yeast cells wins prestigious prize

Scientists from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center For Biosustainability has shown that yeast cells can produce great amounts of active human hemoglobin – the proteins...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Genes and genomes Synthetic biology
01 APR

Using big “bio-data” to design better cell factories

The EU has granted 6.3 million Euros to the project DD-DeCaF, coordinated by the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability, Technical University of Denmark...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Genes and genomes Synthetic biology Software and programming Data analysis IT systems
07 MAR

Three Scientific Directors from CFB where highly cited in 2015

The highly regarded information company Thomson Reuters has selected three Scientific Directors from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (CFB) as...

Bacteria and microorganisms Cells
19 FEB

Cell factory pioneer receives Novozymes Prize

Professor Jens Nielsen, DTU Biosustain, has been awarded the 2016 Novozymes Prize. 

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Enzymes and proteins Synthetic biology
2015
13 NOV

20 new H.C. Ørsted Postdocs welcomed in 2015

DTU recently welcomed 20 highly talented researchers who have been granted a H.C. Ørsted COFUND postdoc fellowship. The 20 researchers come from all over the world and...

05 NOV

Copenhagen Bioscience PhD Programme

The Copenhagen Bioscience PhD programme is a new initiative that offers talented students with a university degree from outside of Denmark an opportunity to launch their...

05 NOV

Danske forskere vil gøre bakterier til de nye oliesheiker

Sorry: This article is only available in Danish På DTU Biosustain og Aalborg Universitet arbejder de to forskere Ivan Baumann og Torbjørn Ølshøj Jensen på at optimere...

05 NOV

Establishment of systems metabolic engineering strategies to develop microbial...

Read the interesting article published in Nature Biotechnology 33, 2015, by Sang Yup Lee and Hyun Uk Kim Official KAIST press release

Biotechnology and biochemistry Chemistry
01 OCT

Wastewater treatment plants not responsible for spreading antimicrobial resistance

New research challenges the common perception that bacteria develop antimicrobial resistance in wastewater treatment plants. The findings have recently been published...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms
20 MAY

Newly discovered mechanism in bacteria can prevent chronic infections

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the most serious health problems in the world. The World Health Organization, WHO, warns that we are heading for a post-antibiotic...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells
Photo: Stamers Kontor
28 APR

One step closer to unified life science research environment

The stone laying ceremony at the new biotechnology laboratory building at Lyngby Campus marks the realization of DTU’s vision to unify a unified life science research...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Cells Biological systems
17 MAR

Engineered yeast yields sustainable plastic substitute

A research team at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability led by Irina Borodina has engineered yeast to produce a chemical that can replace fossil–based...

06 MAR

Top researcher to strengthen biotechnology at DTU

Backed by a grant of DKK 40 million, Professor Lars Nielsen is to lead a team of researchers at DTU Biosustain over the coming seven years.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Cells
27 FEB

PhD Defence - Lasse Holm Lauridsen

Development of Aptamers for In Vivo and In Vitro Biosensor Applications Friday, 27. March 2015, at 2pm

12 FEB

DTU reinforces biotechnology research

Backed by a Novo Nordisk Foundation Laureate Research Grant of DKK 40 million, one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of metabolism is to lead a research...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
09 FEB

A top metabolism researcher moving to Denmark

The Novo Nordisk Foundation has decided to grant 40MDKK to professor Lars Nielsen and DTU Biosustain in terms of a 7 years Laureate Research Grant aiming at explaining...

26 JAN

First analysis of Human Protein Atlas

A better comprehension of proteins involved in diseases such as cancer and diabetes. These are some of the benefits of the first analysis of the Human Protein Atlas – a...

Biotechnology and biochemistry
22 JAN

Moving CHO cells into the 21st century

Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells are a preferred host for production of pharmaceutical proteins with a global market of more than 50 billion USD. A new European PhD training...

2014
10 DEC

Prospect of more sustainable pig production

The company VitaLys  produces the amino acid lysine which is added to pig feed. The addition benefits the environment, because lysine reduces the need to give the animals...

Bacteria and microorganisms Biological systems Cells Synthetic biology Production animals Food production
16 OCT

Biosyntia in the Top Five SMEs in Europe

The top five biotech SMEs in Europe will compete to win the 5th annual Most Innovative EU Biotech SME Award.   The annual EuropaBio award ceremony will take place...

16 OCT

Altered Sterol Composition Renders Yeast Thermotolerant

Ethanol production for use as a biofuel is mainly achieved through simultaneous saccharification and fermentation by yeast. Operating at ≥40°C would be beneficial in...

09 OCT

The Mechanism behind Tolerance to 3-Hydroxypropionic Acid

At Center for Biosustainability, scientists discovered the mechanism behind tolerance to 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3HP).   This knowledge will help to develop biological...

07 AUG

Inaugural Lecture - Jakob Søndergaard Jensen

On January 1st, 2014, Jakob Søndergaard Jensen started as a professor at DTU Electrical Engineering where he is heading the new centre for acoustic-mechanical micro systems...

Electrotechnology
19 JUN

Historically low number of Danes infected with salmonella

The number of Danes who contracted a salmonella infection reached a historic low level in 2013. More than half of those infected became ill during a trip abroad. For the...

Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms
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 9 th World Conference on Gerontechnology (ISG 2014...

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

First test of pesticide residues in feed for laying hens

In its role as EU reference laboratory, the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has organised, for the first time, a comparative test, a so-called...

Food safety
16 JUN

Continuous improvement of the Danish food safety system

The Danish food safety system bases itself on independent scientific work, which is now provided by Technical University of Denmark, explains Director of Institute Jørgen...

Food safety Food production
16 JUN

SPE European Regional Student Paper Contest, London, UK

CERE Student Birgit Haastrup wins the master category at the SPE European Regional Student Paper Contest in London.

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
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
12 JUN

Overwhelming interest for online-course ”Organic Solar Cells – Theory and Practice...

With 19.000 registered online students, the interest for the course "Organic Solar Cells - Theory and Practice" under DTU Energy Conversion has been overwhelming.

Energy Climate change Solar energy
12 JUN

New partnership between Danfoss and CEE at DTU Electrical Engineering

Danfoss and Center for Electric Power and Energy have entered into a strategic partnership with international ambitions. The purpose of the partnership is to create innovative...

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy
10 JUN

PhD defence Monday 16th June: Blast Testing and Modelling of Composite Structures

Søren Giversen is defending his PhD, "Blast Testing and Modelling of Composite Structures", Monday 16th June June 2014 at 13:00. The defence will take place in Building...

Construction and mechanics Materials
04 JUN

Center for Playware Chairs Play & Learn at RoboBusiness Europe 2014

The Center for Playware was Chair of the Play & Learn sessions of RoboBusiness Europe 2014 at LEGOLAND in Billund, Denmark, 26-27 May 2014. 

03 JUN

From waste to Value with the Danish Ceramic Society

DTU Energy Conversion is host when the Danish Ceramic Society June 12 has a thematic meeting with the topic "From waste to Value" in Niels Bohr Auditorium at DTU Risø...

Fuel cells Materials Superconductors
02 JUN

Service Management & Service Innovation

KBC, COWI, VESTAS, FLSmidth and BERENDSEN Have Completed the New Service Management & Service Innovation Program

02 JUN

Managing for Growth

Growth Challenge Inspires DTU Business to Launch New Intensive Program for Experienced Managers

02 JUN

Uniformity in the Danish Service Sector

The Danish Service Sector is Too Uniform and Demands a Strong Strategy in Order to Survive

Operations analysis Innovation and product development
02 JUN

IDA Award given to CEE graduate from DTU Electrical Engineering

Joachim Skov Johansen (photo on the right) received the IDA E-Kandidat Award 2014 for his master thesis project “Fast-Charging Electric Vehicles using AC”

Electrotechnology
DTU Energy Conversion attended with two booths at Cleantech Bazar 2014
28 MAY

Business people, scientists and investors showed a great interest in DTU Energy...

DTU Energy Conversion attended with two booths at Cleantech Bazar 2014 in Oticonsalen at DTU Lyngby Campus.

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency
27 MAY

The world's eyes are set on EcoGrid – again

EcoGrid is chosen as 1 out of the 12 best pilot projects

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy
23 MAY

A life-history evaluation of the impact of maternal effects on recruitment and...

A life-history evaluation of the impact of maternal effects on recruitment and fisheries reference points Núria Calduch-Verdiell, Brian R. MacKenzie, James W. Vaupel...

23 MAY

Nissan V2X Forum at PowerLabDK

On 22 May 2014, the Nissan 2nd V2X forum took place at PowerLabDK using the Power Flexhouse and the SYSLAB infrastructure

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy
22 MAY

PhD Defence Tuesday 10th June: Wave Interaction with Porous Coastal Structures

The defence takes place in Building 101, room S09, DTU, 10th June at 14:00.

Construction and mechanics Coasts and harbours
22 MAY

Prof. Pierre Pinson, CEE, on the list of the 40 brightest new-energy pioneers...

On 12 May 2014 The Recharge Magazine – one of the leading publications and news sources for the renewable energy industry globally – released a list of the world’s 40 leading...

Electrotechnology Energy Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
22 MAY

Need a new fuel cell? Let’s print one using inkjet printing!

Researchers at DTU Energy Conversion has transformed an ordinary HP 1000 ink jet printer into a printer able to print efficient energy conversion devices such as Solid...

Energy Fuel cells
21 MAY

iPower Conference about Smart Grid in Residential Buildings

On 13-14 May 2014 the iPower project held the bi-annual consortium meeting – this time hosted by AAU in their Copenhagen facilities. The focus of the conference was research...

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy
19 MAY

PhD defence on bioactive peptides

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Susan Skanderup Falkenberg’s PhD defence on discovering and characterising novel bioactive...

Health-promoting compounds Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Fish and shellfish

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