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Global companies flock to be near Danish researchers

Global companies flock to be near Danish researchers

International energy companies have discovered the benefits of being close to the scientific community at AAU. The Department of Energy Technology is a world leader, and now companies are standing in line to get an office in the department.

Power electronics are the heart of everything from smartphones to high-voltage cables, and for the major players in the industry it is important to be in Aalborg if you want to be at the forefront of development. The Department of Energy Technology at Aalborg University (AAU) has become a mecca for power electronics.

Right now multinational companies such as Danfoss, Vestas, Sanken, China State Grid, and Fuji Electric are on campus – they locate in the research environment and work with the Department of Energy Technology in order to be close to the latest research. In addition, the department has signed collaboration agreements with Huawei, Woodward, Schneider, Vishay and Tennet, and even more companies are on the way.

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