SSC - Eng – University of Copenhagen


Welcome to Sustainability Science Centre:
Addressing the challenges of the 21st century

The Sustainability Science Centre is your gateway to research, education and activities in sustainability at University of Copenhagen. The centre encourages cross-disciplinary research collaboration, promotes partnerships between researchers and businesses and offers support for decision makers. Only through a joint effort across scientific fields can we address the challenges facing humankind.

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  • When greenhouses bring education to life


    The use of hands-on course sessions in the greenhouses has proven to be a useful tool when teaching in plants and environment. Both students and teachers find inspiration and improved abilities in these living class rooms.  »

  • Modified microalgae converts sunlight into valuable medicine


    A special type of microalgae can soon produce valuable chemicals such as cancer treatment drugs and much more just by harnessing energy from the sun. The team of scientists from Copenhagen Plant Science Centre at University of Copenhagen has published an article about the discovery in the scientific journal Metabolic Engineering. »

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