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Innovation Fund Denmark's Grand Solutions 2018 awarded to researchers at QGG

At a grand event on Friday, 26 January, the Innovation Fund Denmark awarded several top scientists for their outstanding results. The most prestigious prize was awarded to researchers from QGG for their research on cows' emission of methane and the breeding of more climate friendly cows.

[Translate to English:] Foto: Maiken Kestner

The project, a prime example of the implementation of research results in practice as result of collaboration between researchers and the industry, has bred climate friendly cows that emit fewer greenhouse gases. To be more exact, 90.000 tons of CO2 per year in Denmark alone.

At the award event, the minister for Education and Research, Søren Pind, emphasised the project's disruptive innovation and underlined that the project will benefit both the environment and Danish economy.

The news reverberated in the media. Here is a list of media coverage mentioning the project and the award:

The Local - Danish news in English

BBC Radio 30 January (in English - from 48'40'')  

Innovation Fund Denmark's own message (in Danish)

Fyens Stiftstidende (in Danish)

Dagbladet Information (in Danish)

Kristeligt Dagblad (in Danish)

Jyllands-Posten (in Danish)

TV Midt/Vest (in Danish)

TV Midt/Vest, med videoindslag med Peter Løvendahl og Jan Lassen (in Danish)

Danmarks Radio (DR.dk) med videoindslag med Peter Løvendahl (in Danish)

Danmarks Radio, TV-Avisen 26. januar (in Danish - from 18'16'')

Aarhus University's own coverage

Department for Molecular Biology and Genetics, including a video from the award ceremony (in English)

DCA - Danish Centre For Food And Agriculture (in English)

(Updated Tuesday 30 January)