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 15 Sep
14:00-16:00 | Main Hall, Aarhus University
Aarhus University’s annual celebration 2017
Aarhus University was founded on 11 September 1928, and holds a celebration every year to commemorate the event. In addition to inviting university employees, we invite our external partners, whose support for Aarhus University is invaluable.
Wed 14 Dec
20:33-17:00 | Aarhus
Opening of the Aarhus University Centre for Water Technology (WATEC)
Aarhus University opens a new interdisciplinary centre for water technology at Science and Technology.
Wed 18 Oct
11:00-17:00 | Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University
IT Camp for young women
Come to the IT Camp for young women aged 16 to 19 during the autumn holiday in October. Experience the fun and versatility of IT degree programmes.

PhD defences

8/09 - 2017 | PhD defence

The Butterfly peas (Clitoria spp.) in Southeast Asia: From the present to the...

PhD defence, Friday 8 September 2017. Akharasit Bunsongthae

8/09 - 2017 | PhD defence

A new horizon for pig breeding: Extension of genomic evaluation from purebreds...

PhD defence, Friday 8 September 2017. Tao Xiang.

1/09 - 2017 | PhD defence

The life of springtails under different nitrogen inputs in agriculture

PhD defence, Friday 1 September 2017. Alessandra D’Annibale.

30/08 - 2017 | PhD defence

Concentrating milk at the farm – Keeping the high quality

PhD defense, Wednesday 30 August 2017, Ida Sørensen.


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

Would you like to collaborate with one of Aarhus University’s other faculties?

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