It appears that researchers have discovered how to measure the sensation of taste in the brain at a preconscious level. This could be the key to identifying the perfect taste of sweetness without calories. Camilla Rotvel is pictured here in the laboratory. She is using 128 electrodes mounted on the scalp to record the electrical activity patterns between the neurons when we taste and recognise something sweet. (Photo: Anders Trærup)

2014.09.18 | Public / media

EEG puts scientist right on track for the perfect taste of sweetness

In recent decades, the artificial sweetener industry has experienced a massive boom in global demand. However, it is difficult to produce a synthetic substance that only contains a few calories at the same time as authentic sweetness. Danish researchers are now using alternative methods to create the perfect sugar substitute.

2014.09.15 | Public / media

Speed Up! Europe - EU support for development of web-based projects

The Speed UP! Europe programme helps developers and companies to use FIWARE software enablers for new webservices within AgriBusiness, SmartCities and Cleantech. The budget, €5,5 mio., will be shared between approx. 100 projects January 2015.

Aarhus University’s education and research activities in building construction and mechanical engineering are now located at Navitas. (Lars Kruse)
A total of 2,700 students have just started using Navitas. (Lars Kruse)
Researchers, students, entrepreneurs and established companies all work under the same roof at Navitas. (Lars Kruse)
The iconic hexagonal building will be the city’s new centre for research, education and innovation, with a focus on energy technology in particular. (Lars Kruse)

2014.09.02 | Public / media, Department of Engineering, School of Engineering Aarhus University

Inauguration of Navitas

Today, Friday 5 September, the new Navitas Building at the Port of Aarhus will be officially opened by Aarhus University, INCUBA, the Aarhus School of Marine and Technical Engineering and the Aarhus City Council.