DHI is an independent, international consulting and research organization authorized by the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation as an Approved Technological Service Institute (GTS). DHI provides a broad range of research, consulting and policy services as well as leading edge technologies. DHI’s activities include the development and application of know-how and advanced technologies within coastal, river, ports and offshore engineering as well as water resources, urban and industrial water and other areas related to the water environment, such as agriculture and human health. DHI is an internationally recognised provider of hydro-informatics technology well-known for both the development and application of modelling software and DSS.
The DHI group comprises more than 1000 staff across 28 international offices on all continents. Each year DHI invests approximately 25% of its human resources in R&D to extend its knowledge in the various fields related to water and environment and to develop the software tools. DHI therefore provides a strong platform to provide and exploit national and international research and development. DHI is designated as Collaborating Centre for the United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP, and furthermore as Advisory Centre for the Global Water Partnership. DHI has had extensive experience working for international funding agencies and managing international projects. DHI has participated in numerous international and European collaboration projects and EU research projects and has directly participated in more than 30 research projects under each of EU’s last three framework research programmes. Furthermore DHI is key partner and initiator in the two major European research networks (Euraqua and Hydrolab) and the European Water Supply and Sanitation Technology Platform. DHI directly collaborates with more than 40 universities and research organisations worldwide and has recently established a joint research centre with the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.