Office for Research, Advice and Innovation

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    Anker Engelunds Vej 1, 101 A

    2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Office for Research, Advice and Innovation (AFRI) is tasked with providing support for researchers and aiding DTU’s cross-cutting cooperation with companies, authorities and international alliances. The office runs physical platforms and programmes that form part of DTU’s innovation ecosystem. It also ensures access to information resources and support for the Open Science agenda, and handles a number of group tasks, for example in relation to legislation and GDPR.

The office’s tasks include:

  • Funding from national and international research programmes and foundations
  • International alliances
  • Providing scientific advice to Danish and international authorities
  • Public-private collaboration and business-sector development
  • Commercialization of DTU’s inventions
  • Legal and contract assistance
  • Library service and research documentation

The office is headed by Jakob Fritz Hansen and comprises the following groups:

Research and counseling
Contact Jakob Fritz Hansen

DTU Partnership
Head of DTU Partnerships Jan Eiersted Molzen 

Legal & Tech Trans
Head of Legal & Contracts Jes Herbert

DTU Library
Head of Library Gitte Bruun Jensen

Head of Secretariat Angela Silke Petersen

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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