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Every August, Aarhus University, together with Vestas and Siemens Gamesa, gather 50 of the world's best engineering students for a two-week summer school. The aim of which is to attract talent to the Danish energy sector.
Hasan Alsofi graduated as a construction engineer in January 2021. He has now established a building contractor company called 3DCP with his friend Mikkel. Together with the Municipality of Holstebro, they are now building the company's pilot project. Their dream is to become Denmark's first 3D-print contractor and to completely revolutionise the construction industry.
The GO-GRASS and GRØNBIORAF research projects are examining how grass protein could become a sustainable alternative to imported soy. On 24 August, the projects will hold an open house event at Aarhus University in Foulum, and everyone interested is welcome.
In collaboration with engineers at Aarhus University, the small Aarhus distillery Njord has created innovative beverages using the company's residual products: "It's a fantastic way of creating high-value products out of something that would’ve otherwise just been discarded."
The new digital innovation laboratory in Ringkøbing-Skjern has been completed, and the doors are ready to open for the official inauguration in early September. A milestone for local small and medium-sized enterprises, says the Mayor.
The vast majority of applicants for the university's engineering study programmes have been offered a student place. And there are still places available.