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Professor and Director Jochen Förster, Carlsberg Research Laboratory, hopes that the new technology will enable him to develop novel types of brewer’s yeast and new beers. Photo: Carlsberg

2017.11.07 | Public / media, Business

Big investment in beer research based on sensors and artificial intelligence

Scientists at iNANO, Aarhus University, are collaborating with Carlsberg, Microsoft and DTU on a research study with the purpose of measuring and sensing flavours and aromas in beer. The project aims at establishing a sensor platform that reduces time and cost to develop new beers with diverse flavours based on the most advanced services and…

WattsUp Power in Hvidovre already produces flywheel systems for energy storage. Using better magnets, they will be able to store energy for much longer periods. 
The cubes around the rotor are permanent magnets. Photos: WattsUp Power A/S

2017.11.06 | Public / media, Business

Renewable energy to be stored in floating flywheels

Better magnets can help store renewable energy from solar cells and wind turbines in magnetic flywheels. The new technology for energy storage could help remove one of the really big obstacles to further distribution of renewable energy. Innovation Fund Denmark is investing DKK 12 million in the project.

2017.09.08 | Business

Aarhus University project boosts success of entrepreneurial companies

Entrepreneurs should collaborate with established companies – it increases their viability. This is demonstrated by the SPININ method developed by Aarhus University in collaboration with the Danish Industry Foundation. Read more (in Danish only) here.

Professor Bo Brummerstedt Iversen is director of iMAT, the strategic research centre at Aarhus University. (Photo: Rasmus Rørbæk)

2017.08.16 | Public / media, Staff, Business

Aarhus University focuses on materials research for building the future

Developing new materials with special properties is of crucial importance for scientific progress in areas such as energy, construction, environmentally responsible technologies, transport and electronics. Aarhus University has therefore established the interdisciplinary Centre for Integrated Materials Research (iMAT), which opened on 15 August.…

Professor Kim Daasbjerg hopes that the Open Science platform will develop into a movement for openness in basic research. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Communication
Dean Niels Chr. Nielsen, Science and Technology, would like to see more willingness to take risks in Danish research policy. Photo: Lars Kruse, AU Communication
The Danish Industry Foundation is providing DKK 2.5 million to get the new platform started.

2017.07.24 | Public / media, Business

Aarhus University and industry open patent-free playground

Along with a number of leading Danish industrial companies, Aarhus University has opted out of the rat race in a new collaboration on industrially relevant basic research. Researchers and companies from all over Denmark publish all their results and data on the innovative Open Science platform, where the information is available free of charge to…

2017.05.24 | Public / media, Staff, Business

Centre for Circular Bioeconomy inaugurated at Aarhus University

The world is facing a number of global grand challenges, particularly regarding the establishment of a new biobased economy that can take over from fossil energy. Bioeconomy is attracting considerable international attention, and is a strategic priority for the EU. On this basis, Science and Technology is now opening the Centre for Circular…

2017.04.07 | Public / media, Business

Aarhus University research will create more spin-outs

Knowledge from universities will be developed to a greater extent for products and solutions in Danish companies. The Department of Biomedicine and iNANO are spearheading a new pilot project that will boost the commercialisation of research.