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2017
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23 MAY

LED lamps to provide better welfare in pig farms

LED lamps that give pigs an extra dose of vitamin D are being designed with the aim of reducing mortality in piglets and increasing welfare in sows during pregnancy. This...

Food, fish and agriculture Production animals Food production
Photo: Joachim Rode
19 MAY

“Beer is polytechnology”

DTU Brewery’s founder—Preben Bøje Hansen—is 61 and still busy developing the noble art of beer brewing.

Food, fish and agriculture Biotechnology and biochemistry
Photo: Lotte Krull
21 APR

First working day in DTU’s biggest new build

Employees from DTU Aqua, DTU Food, and DTU Vet are now taking DTU’s biggest ever new build into use.

Photo: DTU Fødevareinstituttet / surface immobilization of functional microparticles on nanofibers
06 APR

Invitation to Professor Ioannis S. Chronakis’ inaugural lecture

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, is hosting Professor Ioannis S. Chronakis’ inaugural lecture on Friday 5 May 2017. Ioannis S. Chronakis...

Food, fish and agriculture Food production
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05 APR

The National Food Institute is closed during Easter week

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, is moving and as such is closed from Monday 10 April through to Wednesday 12 April 2017. During the Easter...

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14 FEB

Conference on global solutions to food safety challenges

The GoFood conference will focus on global solutions to some of the world's most pressing food safety challenges. The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
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24 JAN

Learn more about how One Health makes the world healthier

Students from all over the world will spend part of their summer in Denmark learning how the One Health concept is used to tackle challenges related to the health of people...

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Livestock diseases
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16 JAN

Knowledge about nutrition and dietary habits on the menu

For more than 30 years the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has studied changes in the Danish dietary habits and mapped out nutrients in the diet...

Food, fish and agriculture Nutrition and dietary habits
2016
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21 DEC

New products to prevent and treat food allergies

It is currently not possible to prevent or treat food allergies. However, a new project aims at improving quality of life for allergy sufferers by developing new prevention...

Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture
Christine Nellemann, DTU Food; Niels Tækker Foged, DTU Vet; and Fritz W. Köster, DTU Aqua each received a key to their brand new home. Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen.
20 DEC

DTU's new crown jewel

DTU Aqua, DTU Food, and DTU Vet have just been given the keys to their new domicile at Lyngby Campus. The departments expect to move into their new facilities over the...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Food, fish and agriculture