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 17 Mar
08:45-15:00 | Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University (building 1510)
Aarhus Novo Nordisk Science and Talent Network 2017 Symposium
On Friday 17 March 2017, Novo Nordisk and Science and Techonology will be hosting a symposium at Aarhus University with focus on scientific topics for joint collaboration.
Mon 20 Mar
14:15-16:15 | AIAS Lecture Theatre, building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
AIAS Fellows’ Seminar: Yonghui Zeng, AIAS Fellow
Plug-and-Play Photosynthesis. Resolving the Building Blocks of Bacterial Photosynthetic Reaction Centers through Evolutionary Genomics.
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

3/03 - 2017 | PhD defence

Selecting Cold Tolerant Genotypes and Developing Growth Models for Perennial...

PhD defence, Friday 3 March 2017. Xiurong Jiao

1/03 - 2017 | PhD defence

Mammary nutrient uptake and output of high-prolific sows

PhD defence, Wednesday 1 March 2017. Uffe Krogh

27/02 - 2017 | PhD defence

Improving seed quality evaluation through new rapid and non-destructive...

PhD defence, Monday 27 February 2017. Santosh Shrestha

24/02 - 2017 | PhD defence

Palladium and Carbon monoxide in a modern chemical setting

PhD defence, Friday, 24 February 2017. Thomas Leegaard Andersen


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

Adviser for collaboration

Julie Øst Andersson

Special ConsultantDean's Office, Science and Technology - The Faculty Secretariat, Faculty of Science
H bldg. 1521, 224
P +45 9350 8228

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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