and Territories Association
Trade and regional integration
The Arctic Technology Centre (ARTEK) is a research centre under the Technical University of Denmark.
The centre has an active role in teaching engineering students in Arctic technology and holds in-service training for Greenlandic and Danish students and professionals.
The research is focused in three main fields: sustainable building and construction technology, environmental protection and waste management, and energy efficiency and renewable energies. The subjects include: energy efficient arctic buildings, retrofitting of existing houses, water treatment, waste management, cleaning of fly ash, in-situ burning of arctic oil spill, renewable energy production (solar, biogas, wind and hydro) and research and mapping activities related to permafrost.