Aarhus University Seal / Aarhus Universitets segl

Welcome to Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering


The fields of the future are green all year round. The biomass from the fields can i.a. used to extract green protein as a sustainable alternative to soy protein for pigs and poultry. Photo: AU.

Open house: The protein livestock feed of the future will come from grass

2021.08.13 | AU Engineering

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 the Department of Bio- and Chemical Technology, Aarhus University, Njord has developed several innovative beverages, which the company will now put into full production. Photo: Lise Balsby.

Now you can have a gin & tonic made of waste

2021.08.12 | AU Engineering

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."

1,052 new engineering students are starting at Aarhus University (Photo: Melissa Bach Yildirim)

AU Engineering welcomes 1,052 new students

2021.08.04 | AU Engineering

The vast majority of applicants for the university's engineering study programmes have been offered a student place. And there are still places available.


Tue 22 Feb
08:00-16:00 | Novo Nordic in Hellerup, Denmark
International conference on Zero Greenhouse Gas Emission in High Productive Agriculture
Aarhus University is organising the international conference on 'Zero Greenhouse Emission in High Productive Agriculture - ZEA' 22 - 24 February 2022. The conference is hosted and financially supported by NovoNordic Foundation.