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2021
Maersk Line
23 JUN

Where are the empty containers going?

Containers without goods are moved around the world’s oceans in an expensive operation that places a heavy burden on the environment. With the help of DTU, Maersk...

Operations analysis
TDC NET, which connects Denmark via mobile networks and landlines, has 850 technician cars that drive 80,000 kilometers daily, equivalent to two full times around the Earth. The goal is to reduce it by 25 percent by 2025 using far more advanced automated transportation planning.
08 JUN

Artificial intelligence can significantly reduce company driving

Automated planning will help TDC NET's service cars reduce the number of kilometers driven by 25 percent. The solution will later be extended to others with a lot of company...

Computer calculations Data analysis Software and programming Mathematical modelling Statistics Transport behaviour Transport economy
Colourbox
10 MAY

Large EU project to create attractive green transport

An EU project will improve sustainable transport alternatives to the car by—for example—focusing on travellers’ preferences, making it easier to get from...

Transport and logistics Mobility Transport models Transport behaviour Transport economy
05 MAY

“Making nature’s value visible”

Two new professors in environmental economy aim to use behavioral insights to increase sustainability and to make nature’s value visible to policymakers.

Photo: Paul Munro
20 APR

Recycling electronic waste from solar devices in Kenya

A new research project at the UNEP DTU Partnership will help create better opportunities for collecting and recycling electronic waste from small solar PV systems in Kenya...

Environment and pollution Waste management
Lasse, Kristian, and Dan from the Grotesk Innovation startup. Photo: Kaare Schmidt
26 MAR

Mushroom turns waste into building materials

Building materials based on industrial waste and 'roots', known as mycellium, of edible mushrooms might become a tender for sustainable building materials. Three master...

Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
Colourbox
25 MAR

Six factors that determine success when working from home

Are you suffering from corona fatigue and looking forward to coming back, or do you thrive on remote work? According to new research from DTU, six factors play an important...

Production and management
Foto: Project Lab
18 MAR

Project Lab receives DTU award for teaching development

The ability to work project-oriented is crucial for the engineers of the future. This is the view of the educators behind the project lab course portfolio, who want to...

Foto: Shaun_Dakin_Unplash
12 MAR

Large CO2 gains obtainable from ocean-going ships

Environmentally and climate-friendly solutions from Danish ships sailing in foreign waters can contribute to the green transition of Denmark. But it requires cross-sectoral...

Environment and pollution
Plastic toys Colourbox
12 FEB

Potentially harmful chemicals found in plastic toys

New research suggests that more than 100 chemicals found in plastic toy materials may pose possible health risks to children. The study provides findings that may lead...

Chemistry Mathematics Health and diseases