Technical Sciences provides research-based public sector consultancy to national authorities, government agencies and public administration, in short and for daily use referred to as "science-based advice". The faculty thus helps to ensure independent knowledge as a basis for the development of society. Providing advice is conducted through the national centres DCA and DCE.
Giving advice is part of the research-based public sector consultancy, which is a common national term for a number of services that universities can provide for the state and other operators. Both the advice and the underlying research activities are carried out by active researchers.
Research-based public sector consultancy comprises :
Read more about science-based advice here.
The services provided by the research-based public sector consultancy are stipulated in framework agreements concluded by the university with one or more professional ministries. Aarhus University has entered into agreements with the Ministry of the Environment and Food of Denmarl on government services within:
Many years of experience and collaboration between the research areas has created a coherent knowledge base for consultancy on environmental impact, food quality and agricultural production, and this benefits the whole community.
Below you can read about some examples - in Danish - of public sector consultancy tasks carried out by Aarhus University: