Business collaboration and public sector consultancy

Science and Technology has considerable experience in collaborating with public and private companies. The faculty aims to be the business sector’s preferred academic collaborative partner, and to educate the preferred employees of the future.

Business collaboration

There are many ways to organise collaborations with Science and Technology, ranging from student collaborations that are typically six months in duration to long-term strategic partnerships.

Read more about business collaborationand find inspiration on how to organise a collaboration with Science and Technology.

Business relations

You are welcome to contact the Faculty Secretariat if you have any general questions about collaboration opportunities with Science and Technology. See contact information to the right.

If you are interested in collaborating with Science and Technology, and would like to discuss options with a member of the academic staff who can assess the professional aspects and refer you to a contact person, you are welcome to call or write to one of the faculty’s local business contacts.

See a list of contact persons for business collaboration at the departments and centres

Public sector consultancy

Public sector consultancy includes all the types of tasks that Science and Technology carries out for ministries, government agencies and other public authorities such as municipalities and regions, as well as international institutions.

Research-based public sector consultancy at Science and Technology mainly targets the agriculture and food sectors, as well as the environmental sector. Public sector consultancy is provided by two national centres: DCA – Danish Centre for Food and Agriculture, and DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy.

Read more about public sector consultancy (in Danish only)


Sat 29 Apr
09:00-19:00 | Hindsgavl Manor, Middelfart
Marine mammal conference – nature conservation in the light of human exploitation of the sea
The European Cetacean Society’s annual marine mammal conference will be held in Denmark in collaboration with Aarhus University from 29 April to 3 May 2017.
Tue 02 May
08:00-17:30 | Lakeside Lecture Theatres, Aarhus University
Neuroscience Day 2017
Neuroscience Day is open to all pre- and post-graduate students, postdocs, assistant and associate professors, professors, clinicians, caregivers, foundations and organizations interested in neuroscience.
Mon 22 May
14:15-16:15 | AIAS Lecture Theatre, building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows’ Seminar: Michael Voldsgaard Clausen
Channels of Perception: How do we sense touch, sound, balance and force?

PhD defences

19/05 - 2017 | PhD defence

Electrical Properties of DNA and Their Use in Biosensors for Cancer Biomarkers

PhD defence, Friday 19 May 2017. László Kékedy-Nagy

11/05 - 2017 | PhD defence

Dirt at absolute zero temperature – Impurity particles in ultracold gases

PhD defence, Thursday 11 May 2017. Rasmus Søgaard Christensen

11/05 - 2017 | PhD defence

Metabarcoding improves the efficiency of monitoring soil mesofauna

PhD defence, Thursday May 11 2017. Jiayi Qin

11/05 - 2017 | PhD defence

Fertigation – a challenge in organic food production

PhD defence, Thursday 11 May 2017. Bhaniswor Pokhrel


For more information about collaboration opportunities:

Science and Technology Business Committee



Vice-Dean for public sector consultancy and business collaboration

Kurt Nielsen

Vice-DeanDean's Office, Science and Technology
H bldg. 1521, 228
P +4540841780

Vice-Dean for research and business collaboration

Søren Rud Keiding

H bldg. 1521, 219
P +4528992061
P +4528992061

The faculty's contact person for business collaboration

Jørgen Brøchner Jespersen

Dean's Office, Science and Technology
H bldg. 1521, 222
P +4587158158
P +4521231653

Adviser for public sector consultancy

Ole Olsen

Special AdvisorDean's Office, Science and Technology
H bldg. 1521, 222
P +4587152145
P +4540202003

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