Danish Techn. Institute


Danish Technological Institute is an independent, non-profit institution approved by the Danish authorities to provide technological services to businesses and the community. DTI occupies a crucial position at the point where research, business, and community converge. The Institute’s mission is to promote growth by improving interaction and encourage synergy between these areas. The institute combine advanced know-how with practical experience. The institute was established in 1906.


Role in project

  • Optimisation of Additive Manufacturing processes
  • Integration of Additive Manufacturing and conventional machining to one hybrid manufacturing chain
  • Research in heat treatment and HIPing procedures to prepare parts for certification
  • Design optimised parts for the aeronautic industry taking advantages of the unique capabilities of AM
  • Carry out mechanical, physical, and non-destructive testing of produced parts.


DTI has worked in the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM) since 1989 and gained experience using the SLM technology since 2007. DTI is the founder of the Danish national network for Additive Manufacturing where the members are universities and industry. Furthermore DTI is in the board of the European network “RM platform”, which is a sub-platform of Manufacture. DTI is active in a wide range of national and international relevant projects and has a significant international network. DTI was project leader of the EU project CompoLight, is currently participating in the EU project NanoMaster, and is currently running the Danish innovation consortium F-Mat which has the aim of constructing light weight parts with incorporated functional properties.



Danish Techn. Institute