Aarhus University is now getting its own space programme. The first satellite in the project is called AUSAT-1 – the mission emblem is shown here.
The satellite measures 10x10x10 cm and will have a ‘fighting weight’ of just over 1 kg when it orbits the Earth. AUSAT-1 will collect data, and the focal point of the first mission is to demonstrate that this type of space mission can create the knowledge wanted by the researchers. (Illustration: GomSpace)

2017.03.23 |

Aarhus University is getting its own space programme

The first Aarhus satellite will provide both students and scientists with an opportunity for a new approach to research via satellites in a new collaboration with the Danish space company GomSpace A/S. The project’s core mission is to study the way nanosatellites can be used to carry out scientific investigations. The satellite is called AUSAT-1,…

2017.03.23 |

42 companies ready for Katrinebjerg Career Day

On 7 April, IT companies from all over Denmark are once again flocking to the IT City Katrinebjerg in Aarhus to participate in the Katrinebjerg Career Day at Aarhus University.

2017.03.23 |

Danish researchers and Israeli biopharmaceutical company collaborate to develop anti-cancer drugs

The Israeli Biopharmaceutical company RedHill Biopharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: RDHL) (Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange: RDHL) has extended its collaboration with researchers at Aarhus University in order to develop a potentially promising drug candidate for cancer treatment. The drug candidate is based on a protease inhibitor molecule – an area in which the Danish…


Fri 31 Mar
17:00-16:00 | Finlandsgade 21, 8200 Aarhus N
AUHack 2017
Aarhus University’s largest hackathon in 2017. More than 220 students from all over the world get together with companies including Uber, Creuna, Systematic, Mjølner Informatics and many more for three days of networks, workshops and new technology.
Fri 07 Apr
11:15-15:00 | Nygaard Building, Finlandsgade 23, 8200 Aarhus N
Katrinebjerg Career Day 2017
Aarhus University is opening its doors to the year’s largest career fair in the IT City Katrinebjerg. Students can spend the day getting closer to +35 companies working in different areas, such as IT, computer science, product development, design, user experience (UX), information and communication technology (ICT), information studies, electronics, health technology, computer engineering and project management.
Mon 24 Apr
14:15-16:15 | AIAS Lecture Theatre, building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows’ Seminar: Patrick Biller, AIAS Fellow
Hydrothermal liquefaction: Accelerating nature by conversion of biomass to bio-petroleum.