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)


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.

PhD defences

18/04 - 2017 | PhD defence

Electron Density Studies of Metal-Organic Complexes

PhD defence, Tuesday 18 April 2017. Maja Krüger Thomsen.

7/04 - 2017 | PhD defence

How are patterns of arctic plant communities affected by climate and the ongoing...

Ph.D. defence, Friday 7 April 2017. Lærke Stewart.

6/04 - 2017 | PhD defence

Where soil physics meets biology; A biophysical perspective to understand soil...

PhD defense, Thursday 6 April 2017. Lasantha Herath

31/03 - 2017 | PhD defence

Particles impact on climate in the Arctic

PhD defence, Friday 31 March 2017. Ingeborg Elbæk Nielsen


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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