Department of Space Research and Technology
DTU Space hosts four centres: Arctic DTU, Security DTU, and ESA Business Incubation Center Denmark (ESA BIC) referring to the institute director. The Division for Geomagnetism and geospace host a local centre: DTU Space Drone Center.
The purpose of Arctic DTU is to sharpen DTU's profile in the Arctic area. Arctic DTU is based at Lyngby Campus and Sisimiut in Greenland and is tasked with promoting DTU's Arctic activities within research, education, innovation and research-based consultancy. The center is also responsible for coordinating and communicating DTU's Arctic activities across the university.
Security DTU is an interdisciplinary security and defense technology research centre. The centre is the point of contact in relation to DTU’s collaboration with public and private companies within the area of security and defence. Focus areas for the centre is, rescue, environmental preparedness, civil security, cyber security and surveillance in the Arctic. (Photo: NASA)
ESA BIC Denmark is an incubation centre that aims to promote entrepreneurial companies based on space data and technology. The centre identifies and supports entrepreneurs financially and with advice. Several workshops are held each year to help entrepreneurs get started. The centre is anchored at DTU and covers all of Denmark. (Photo: DTU Space)
DTU Space Drone Center coordinates and facilitates research and development activities within uncrewed, autonomous, systems that can be used for a wide range of purposes. The centre also support DTU researchers' effforts to utilize unmanned systems for research and development. The centre is the point of contact between DTU and external partners. (Photo: DTU Space)