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Policy Support

Aarhus University has signed an agreement with the Ministry of the Environment and Food on the provision of policy support to the authorities in 13 research areas. Within each of these areas, the university is obliged to carry out research at a high international standard.


Susanne Elmholt
Senior Researcher
Phone: +45 8715 7685

Special Consultant
Phone: +45 8715 7975


Animals in the house are a source of gases, and in practice emissions from livestock and their manure cannot be separated. Photo: AU

2016.08.16 | Agro

New method for quantifying methane emissions from manure management

The EU Commision requires Denmark to reduce drastically emissions of greenhouse gases from agriculture. But it is currently not possible to quantify emissions of methane from livestock manure - and to document effects of changes in management. A new research article addresses this challenge and proposes a method which could be an important step…

To take part in the Innovation Competition 2016, you must submit a good business idea that does not yet involve any registered sales. Photo: Colourbox

2016.08.18 | DCA

The best ideas will win prizes in the Innovation Competition 2016

Agro Business Park has launched the Innovation Competition 2016, which aims to strengthen the development of new products and companies in the biobased sector.

Scientists from Aarhus University are investigating various alternative strategies for protecting crops against diseases, pests and weeds so that pesticide use can be reduced or even droppoed. Photo: Colourbox

2016.08.25 | Agro

Fruit, vegetables and potted plants bursting with health

Pesticide consumption in the horticultural sector in Denmark is low compared to other countries, but there is still room for improvement with the aid of new methods that are being developed in collaboration between researchers and the horticultural industry.


Fri 02 Sep
10:00-16:00 | Tangkrogen, 8000 Aarhus C
Food Festival 2016
Once again Department of Food Science will join Food Festival at Tangkrogen in Aarhus
Wed 14 Sep
12:00-18:00 | Aarhus University Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele
International Biorefining Seminar & Partnering Workshop in Denmark
On September 14 and 15, Aarhus University in Denmark will host an International Biorefining Seminar and Partnering Workshop with the aim of facilitating European consortia establishment in the field of biorefining and food production.