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Development and Planning

The Department of Development and Planning works in an interdisciplinary manner on solving complex environmental, spatial, technological and societal problems. Our field of specialty covers societal development and
planning and thus ranges from the social science aspects of societal development to relevant technological and planning-related solutions.

Potential areas of collaboration

Working with us will give companies and organisations access to the latest research and our many competences
within research areas such as:

Societal development, including:

  • Technological and production-related societal changes
  • Societal conditions for sustainable development related to environmental and energy issues
  • Organisations’ technological and environmental change, as well as the societal consequences of these

Geoinformatics, including:

  • Surveying
  • Digital mapping
  • Cartography
  • Geographical information systems
  • Media technology
  • Cadastral science
  • Land management

Urban planning and mobility, including:

  • Urban planning, roads and traffic
  • Planning processes for the design, construction, maintenance and improvement of infrastructure
  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

Problem-based learning, including:

  • Participation and technology science
  • Geography
  • Communication, media and IT
  • Fisheries management and coastal community development

How can we help you?

We offer the entire range of AAU’s forms of collaboration.

Selected prior collaboration topics:

  • Positioning
  • Laser scanning
  • Land management
  • Energy system analysis
  • Sustainability strategies
  • Occupational health and safety issues
  • Climate adaptation
  • Carbon footprint
  • User-driven innovation
  • Experience economy

Industry knowledge

We have experience collaborating within these fields:

Information and communication technology

  • Health
  • Foodstuff
  • Transport
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Tourism

Find out more at www.plan.aau.dk