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Examples of business collaboration at Natural Sciences

You may get access to research facilities, develop knowledge in collaboration with our competent researchers, and help shape the students for the industry. The faculty has over the years collaborated with the business community and has as a result a solid experience in developing useful results with partners outside the university.

We have collated a number of examples of business collaboration at Natural Sciences.


Subject area: IT Product Development

Formål: Entrepreneurship

Researchers: Tobias Fjelsted Alrøe and Jesper Lysgaard Rasmussen

Supported by: Studentervæksthuset and SPININ

Partners: Trifork, Frameo and MySelfie among other


Purpose: Collaborate between students and business community

Partners: Aarhus University and among other ISI Food Protection


Subject area: Chemistry, materials science

Objectives: Strengthen materials research at Danish companies through access to X-ray and neutron sources.

Researchers: Center for Materials Crystallography, Department of Chemistry.

Partners: Aarhus University, LINX and TEGnology ApS


Subject area: Chemistry and Engineering

Purpose: Develop nanomagnets of sustainable materials for use in floating flywheels

Researchers: Assistant Professor Mogens Christensen and Professor Henrik Myhre Jensen

Partners: Innovation Fund Denmark, Technological Institute, Haldor Topsøe, Sintex, Grundfos, WattsUp Power.

Partnership since: 2017


Subject area: Astronomy and information technology, geology

Purpose: Test nano satelittes' potential for scientific research in space

Researcher: Professor Hans Kjeldsen

Supported by: Aarhus University Research Foundation

Partners: GomSpace A/S and Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Engineering and Department of Geoscience