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Virtual Rehabilitation to Help the Brain Injured
A group of students at Aalborg University has developed a virtual reality rehabilitation system. Now they receive a grant from the Siemens Foundation to get their system to market
Electricity, Heat, and Transport to be Merged into a Single Energy System
Europe and Denmark is facing major investments in our energy system. The long-term challenge is to switch to 100 percent renewable energy in a way that society can afford. 17 key energy players are now joining forces to redesign the energy system in a more sustainable direction. Innovation Fund Denmark is investing 2.28 million euro in the project.
AAU Professor is World’s Most Cited Researcher in Engineering
Engineering and science at Aalborg University stands strong. Internationally, the faculty’s research distinguishes itself on several international rankings, and most recently, Frede Blaabjerg, AAU Professor in Power Electronics, took first place as the researcher with the highest number of citations per publication in Engineering in the world. The recognized international journal THE (Times Higher Education) provides the rankings based on publications from 2011-2015 and 10 different subject areas.
Energy Project is Prime Example of Industry-University Partnership
Since 2012, a project in the DKK 100 million range has brought together Danish universities and energy companies in a collaborative effort to make Denmark a world leader in power electronics. Project Manager Stig Munk-Nielsen looks back on an approach that has set new standards for practical cooperation between researchers and companies.
Airbus and Aalborg University in New Partnership
Airbus, the leading European aircraft manufacturer, will start a joint research and technology development with Aalborg University. The venture is part of a five-year strategic cooperation agreement the parties have just signed.
Flexible Electricity Consumers Involved in European Project
A new European project will develop technology that rewards individuals and companies for being more flexible electricity consumers so their needs can be met with renewable energy. Aalborg University puts an important IT stamp on the effort that will be tested on a large scale in Switzerland, Germany and Cyprus.