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This image shows one of the chambers the researchers use to transform CO2 into pharmaceuticals in one single process. Hazardous carbon monoxide is produced in the chambers and then turned into pharmaceuticals without being touched by human hands. (Photo: Anders Trærup, Aarhus University)

2014.07.01 | Department of Engineering

CO2 – From waste material to pharmaceutical in one single process

In one single process, Aarhus researchers are producing medicine out of carbon dioxide (CO2) – the major climate culprit. The process simultaneously spares workers in the pharmaceutical industry from contact with hazardous carbon monoxide.