Sustain DTU 2015

340 participants joined the conference on December 17th 2015
All DTU departments were presented
210 abstracts in total.

Aim of the conference

Society is challenged in many ways to become sustainable, and a wide range of new technical solutions are necessary to create new ways forward. Engineers are called upon to help solve  these urgent needs. Sustain DTUs mission is to facilitate the creation of new technical and scientific solutions to help remedy these urgent needs.

The Sustain Conference 17th Dec. 2015 

  • Full day program, aiming at having all DTU departments present and core collaborators

  • Several parallel Scientific Sessions with talks and posters 
    Peer review by scientific committees for each session. 
    Accepted abstracts are automatically indexed by DTUs library.
    Poster Prizes and social event at the end of the day!

  • Workshops on Technology Assessment, Funding, and Funding Applications.  

  • Keynote talks by
    • Rector Anders Overgaard Bjarklev, DTU
    • Katherine Richardson, KU
      Sustainability and the planetary boundaries to human activities 
    • Jock Martin, EEA
      The future of sustainability in a European perspective and the engineering challenges
    • Claus Stig Pedersen, Novozymes
      Sustainability as a business model
    • Dieter Wegener, Siemens
      Sustainability and innovation management 


In collaboration with

Akademiet for de Tekniske Videnskaber



Poster prizes sponsored by Novozymes A/S 

Main Organizing Committee for 2015

  • Steffen Foss Hansen DTU Environment
  • Peter Ruhdal Jensen DTU Food
  • Stig Irving Olsen DTU Management
  • Michael Zwicky Hauschild DTU Management
  • Patrizio Mariani DTU Aqua
  • Line Gry Knudsen Climate KIC
  • Tian Zhang DTU Biosustain
  • Kristian Mølhave DTU Nanotech