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2014.06.13 | Research News

Jeppe V. Lauritsen receives funding for synthetic fuel production research

The Danish Council of Independent Research has granted funds to carry out Atomic-scale studies of iron-based Fischer-Tropsch catalyst. Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (FTS) is already proven technology for the production of premium quality fuels from biomass, coal and natural gas, but a lack of detailed insight into the active catalyst is currently…

2014.06.10 | iNano, Research News

iNANO and Shanghai researchers improve photoelectrocatalysis of water oxidation

A large part of total world energy consumption is derived from non-renewable fossil fuels. Replacing this source of energy by solar energy via harvesting it in photovoltaic devices is a challenging and highly attractive alternative, particularly through the photoelectrocatalytic water splitting reaction schemes.   Within the China-Denmark…

2014.06.10 | iNano, People

Frans Mulder receives grant from Danish Innovation Fund

Danish Barley to secure world-class beer Better knowledge about genetics and metabolites should provide a leading edge to Danish malting barley on the European market. The Danish Innovation Fund invests 3 million dkk (~ 400 k€) in the development of novel methods to predict and improve malting quality in less time than today. The goal is that…

2014.05.19 | People

Kurt Gothelf new Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters admits new members every year. The new members are selected by the sitting members. In 2014 the academy has admitted nine new members within the natural and health sciences. Among the nine are professor Kurt Vesterager Gothelf, iNANO & Department of Chemistry. Read interview with Kurt V. Gothelf…

Assoc. prof. Rikke Louise Meyer and prof. Kim Daasbjerg.

2014.05.08 | People

Rikke Louise Meyer and Kim Daasbjerg new members of ATV

40 prominent persons from business and academia have been accepted to the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV). Among them were associate professor Rikke Louise Meyer, iNANO, and Professor Kim Daasbjerg, iNANO and Department of Chemistry. The academy members have been chosen based on their strong professional competences within…

2014.05.07 | Research News

Mapping the spider genome

For the first time ever, a group of Danish and Chinese researchers has sequenced the genome of the spider. This knowledge provides a much more qualified basis for studying features of the spider. It also shows that humans share certain genomic similarities with spiders.

2014.04.25 | Research news

Know your enemy!

Researchers at Aarhus University have drawn up the most detailed ‘image of the enemy’ to date of one of the body’s most important players in the development of Parkinson’s disease. This provides much greater understanding of the battle taking place when the disease occurs – knowledge that is necessary if we are to understand and treat…

2014.04.10 | Research News

Jens Bomholdt Ravnsbæk/AU mentioned in C&EN

Senior assistant researcher Jens Bomholdt Ravnsbæk, iNANO, has had his work from MIT featured in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), an American Chemical Society publication.  The article in C&EN Ball Mill Grinds Monomers Into Polymer describes a new method to make conductive polymers that is faster, easier and more environmentally…

2014.04.03 | People

Professor Flemming Besenbacher appointed member of InnovationsFonden - Denmark

Last week, Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science Sofie Carsten Jensen appointed the nine members of the Board who will head the InnovationsFonden - Denmark from 1 April. Professor and chairman of the Carlsberg Foundation Flemming Besenbacher has been appointed member of the Board. Background  InnovationsFonden was established on 1…

2014.04.03 | Talent development

Honorable Mention to Vicki Nue

PhD student Vickie Nue received an honorable mention for her poster entitled "Maghemite nanoparticle formation under the influence of mussel-inspired additives" at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Scandinavian Society for Biomaterials which was hel 26-28 March 2014. Vicki Nue is enrolled in iNANOschool with associate professor Henrik…

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