Risø DTU contributes to research, development and international exploitation of sustainable energy technologies and strengthens economic development in Denmark.
Risø DTU is one of Europe's leading research laboratories in sustainable energy and is a significant player in nuclear technologies. Risø DTU creates pioneering research results and contributes actively to their exploitation, both in close dialogue with the wider society.
Impact on society
Risø DTU is the National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy at the Technical University of Denmark - DTU.
Risø DTU carries out scientific and technical-scientific research that can provide Danish society with new opportunities for technological development and takes responsibility for the results to be used.
Our work is based on the idea that knowledge is the key to the development of an innovative and sustainable society capable of facing global competition.
Risø DTU's hallmarks are large strategic research and development projects and research quality at international level.
We take initiatives and set targets for research through continuous dialogue with the business sector, the political system and the research community and our research is part of national and international networks.
Our research can especially create impact in relation to energy supply, energy consumption and nuclear technologies.
Risø DTU has large test facilities and interdisciplinary research environments that enable us to solve problems across traditional professional boundaries and competences.
Training and education as well as innovative activities are naturally integrated with Risø DTU's research activities.
Our research is furthermore the basis of customer-driven activities including advice to the business community, institutions and authorities.