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Copenhagen offers excellent conditions for a Nordic headquarters

hedgehog lab chooses Copenhagen for European headquarters

Newcastle tech company hedgehog lab has opened its first mainland European office in Copenhagen with the prospect of becoming the European headquarters after Brexit.

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Copenhagen's workforce includes talented researchers and students

SYBO teams up with Copenhagen Capacity to attract talent

Celebrating five years in business this year, mobile game company SYBO, creator of Subway Surfers, can look back at impressive growth rates. To keep afloat of its own success and fulfil a strategy of attracting more international talent, SYBO partnered up with Copenhagen Capacity.

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Everywhere in Copenhagen, construction and city development is booming

ModelMe3D chooses Greater Copenhagen

Denmark’s high level of digitisation and focus on energy-efficient building were decisive for smart city startup, ModelMe3D, who has established its first sales and marketing office in Greater Copenhagen.

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FMC chooses Copenhagen for new European research centre

FMC Corporation has chosen Copenhagen for its new European innovation centre and headquarters. A strong research environment for food and biologicals and easy access to international talent were decisive factors.

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Infrastructure and construction in Copenhagen

Astellas: Copenhagen is the perfect location for our Nordic headquarters

The global pharmaceutical company Astellas has gathered all corporate support functions to its Nordic and Baltic sales units in Copenhagen. This is owing to Copenhagen’s unique geography, allowing for a multicultural corporate environment with strong local understanding of all markets in the Nordic region.

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Cleantech wind turbine

CRRC Wind Power opens European R&D office in Greater Copenhagen

The leading Chinese wind turbine manufacturer, CRRC Wind Power (Shandong) Co., Ltd, has opened an R&D office in Greater Copenhagen, which will serve as a hub for advanced product development and strengthen cooperation with local partners on wind projects in Europe.

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Roche Innovation Center Copenhagen

The Swiss pharma giant Roche has chosen Copenhagen for its innovation centre specialising in RNA therapeutics research, owing to the Danish life science industry and its talent.

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Construction and real estate investment opportunities are booming in Copenhagen. Copenhagen is cheaper than Stockholm

Elkjøp Nordic chooses Copenhagen for Scandinavian customer service centre

The largest consumer electronics retailer in the Nordic countries, Elkjøp Nordic, has chosen Copenhagen for its new Scandinavian customer service centre with 300 employees.

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Infrastructure and construction in Copenhagen

IBM chooses Copenhagen for innovation centre

IBM is expanding its global activities with a new client innovation centre in Copenhagen. Within two years, 250 IT professionals will be employed at the new centre, working with ground-breaking technologies within big data and cognitive computing.

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Information and communications technology expansion in Copenhagen

Creamfinance chooses Copenhagen

Creamfinance was one of the fastest growing fintech companies in Europe in 2016, offering multiple credit products across international markets. From its new office in Copenhagen, Creamfinance will build its presence in Scandinavia.

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Logistics in Copenhagen is made easy by access via the Copenhagen-Malmö Port

China Classification Society opens Copenhagen office

China Classification Society, who carries out class inspections and certification of ships, has opened an office in Copenhagen to provide better local technical support and service to customers in Denmark.

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Shopping at Nyhavn

EasySize is disrupting the global fashion e-commerce industry from Copenhagen

Copenhagen’s dynamic tech community and e-commerce mature fashion industry was the perfect match for EasySize. Today EasySize has grown to a team of six, and with funding from business angels, the Copenhagen-based company now support more than 3000 fashion brands worldwide.

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Japanese acoustic company opens European office in Greater Copenhagen

Japan-based acoustic company Rion Co.,Ltd. has opened their first overseas office in Greater Copenhagen to support sales of sound and vibration equipment in Europe.

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Copenhagen offers excellent conditions for a Nordic headquarters

Hitachi opens Big Data laboratory in Copenhagen

Hitachi chooses Copenhagen for its first Big Data laboratory in mainland Europe. Denmark’s strong competencies in data availability, health technology, smart city and energy efficiency were decisive for the choice.

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Talents at IT University of Copenhagen

GoerTek Inc. opens European audio research centre in Copenhagen

The Chinese consumer electronics company GoerTek has placed its first European headquarters and audio research centre in Copenhagen. Winning factors were the availability of talent and centrality in Europe.

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Copenhagen's workforce includes talented researchers and students

FlixBus opens first Nordic headquarters in Copenhagen

The fast-growing German startup, FlixBus, providing green, smart and affordable bus travel throughout Europe, has established its first Nordic headquarters in Copenhagen. Excellent infrastructure and a rich talent pool were decisive factors.

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Komprimeret

Nets opens up to new partnerships within digital payments

With 6.5 billion transactions a year, Nets plays an important role in the Nordic payment ecosystem, connecting banks, businesses, the public sector and consumers. The Nordic fintech company welcomes the idea of strategic partnerships, enhancing the customer experience and empowering the adoption of new solutions across the heavily digitised Nordic countries.

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Infrastructure and construction in Copenhagen

Orckestra places European headquarters in Copenhagen

The Canadian e-commerce software company Orckestra sets out for business expansion in Europe from new European headquarters in Copenhagen.

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Copenhagen skyline - ready for business

Skidos builds the future of educational gaming apps for children in Copenhagen

New Delhi-founded EdTech startup Skidos moved to Copenhagen in 2015 after being selected for the 2015 Startupbootcamp accelerator programme. Today Skidos is staffing up and growing its portfolio of educational gaming apps to teach math, tech, science, and engineering skills, having landed two grants from Innovation Fund Denmark.

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Copenhagen is renowned for its bicycle culture and excellent bicycle infrastructure - Photo Thomas Høyrup Christensen

Technolution places Nordic office in Copenhagen

The Dutch company, Technolution B.V., has won a DKK 47m ITS contract with the City of Copenhagen. Technolution is now establishing a Nordic office in Denmark and is planning an R&D centre for smart city solutions.

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Temenos chooses Copenhagen for Nordic headquarters

When Temenos, the global core bank system provider, won a major contract with Nordea, the largest bank in the Nordics, Copenhagen was the natural choice for its Nordic headquarters.

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Copenhagen offers excellent conditions for a Nordic headquarters

Nestlé places Scandinavian headquarters in Copenhagen

Nestlé will streamline its Nordic operations by centralising R&D and marketing units in a new headquarters in Copenhagen. Excellent infrastructure and strong competences in food and nutrition research were decisive for Nestlé’s choice.

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Copenhagen is renowned for its bicycle culture and excellent bicycle infrastructure - Photo Thomas Høyrup Christensen

Cisco expands innovation activities in Greater Copenhagen

Cisco has entered into an innovation partnership with Greater Copenhagen to test and develop tomorrow's digital infrastructure, the Internet of Everything. Cisco chose Copenhagen because of its green ambitions and unique test facilities.

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Shopping at Nyhavn

Atair chooses Copenhagen for Nordic headquarters

The German hosiery market leader, Atair, has chosen Copenhagen for its Nordic headquarters and sales office. Strong purchasing power, competitive business conditions and great expansion potential were decisive factors.

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Constructors and consultants

Maxipay opens Scandinavian office in Copenhagen

British company, Maxipay, has opened its first Scandinavian office in Copenhagen from where it will assist clients with HR, financial and accounting services.

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Life Science in Greater Copenhagen

Mediconomics chooses Greater Copenhagen

The German-owned company Mediconomics has established in Greater Copenhagen, owing to the region's world-leading life science clusters Medicon Valley and Biopeople.

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Talent hub for research and development

Mellanox Technologies expands in Greater Copenhagen

Israeli Mellanox Technology expands its research and development activities in Greater Copenhagen owing to specialised IT engineers and competitive salaries.

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Infrastructure and construction in Copenhagen

Brüning chooses Copenhagen for Scandinavian sales office

The large supplier of wood biomass to power plants, Brüning, has placed its first office outside of Germany in Copenhagen. A large customer base, access to business partners and talent and the possibility of Scandinavian expansion were decisive factors.

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Chinese-Danish joint venture in Copenhagen

Zhong Shang establishes joint venture in Copenhagen

Denmark’s strong design competences was the main reason for Chinese Zhong Shang’s decision to establish a joint venture in Copenhagen.

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Logistics in Copenhagen is made easy by access via the Copenhagen-Malmö Port

H.Essers chooses Copenhagen for Scandinavian logistics hub

Leading logistics service provider H.Essers chose Copenhagen for its Scandinavian set-up, owing to Denmark’s flexible labour market and business opportunities in the chemicals, pharmaceuticals and healthcare sectors.

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Infrastructure and construction in Copenhagen

WTM: The natural choice for a Scandinavian office

Copenhagen offers an exciting pipeline of city development projects and tenders. And with its close proximity to the other Nordic markets, Copenhagen is the ideal location for WTM Engineers International’s Scandinavian office.

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Telemedicine, e-health, assistive technology, homecare and digital healthcare are core focus areas in Greater Copenhagen

MMG opens Scandinavian office in Copenhagen

MMG Consulting Engineers specialises in planning logistics and automated transport solutions for the hospital industry. Denmark’s current DKK 40bn investment in 16 major hospital construction projects made Copenhagen the natural choice for MMG’s office in Scandinavia.

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Green transport Copenhagen

E.ON invests in green transport in Copenhagen

Ambitious climate objectives make Denmark attractive for green transport first movers. The global energy company E.ON invests in infrastructure for electric cars and gas for transport.

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Copenhagen Airport was rated the world's best at route development at the World Routes 2015 - Photo Morten Bjarnhof

T-Systems places Scandinavian headquarters in Copenhagen

The global ICT provider T-Systems has chosen Copenhagen for its Scandinavian headquarters. Strongholds include Copenhagen’s unique infrastructure, competitive salaries and the flexible labour market regulation.

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Greater Copenhagen is home to one of Europe's strongest life science clusters

Shanghai ChemPartner places European headquarters in Copenhagen

Easy access to the European market, low start-up costs, a flexible labour market, and facilities in one of Europe’s strongest biotech clusters Medicon Valley. That is why Shanghai ChemPartners chose Copenhagen for its European headquarters.

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Information and communications technology expansion in Copenhagen

Greenwave Systems drives European market expansion from Denmark

To meet high growth expectations for the Internet of Things segment in Europe, the US-Danish ICT company Greenwave Systems is expanding its Danish presence with a European customer support centre and additional R&D facilities.

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Copenhagen's workforce includes talented researchers and students

Axellus accelerates growth and flexibility

Easy access to the motorway network and skilled employees were key criteria when the nutritional supplement manufacturer Axellus chose Greater Copenhagen for its new warehouse.

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Everywhere in Copenhagen, construction and city development is booming

Parsons Brinckerhoff opens Scandinavian headquarters in Copenhagen

Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global leader in developing and operating infrastructure, sets out to win Scandinavia from its new Nordic headquarters in Copenhagen.

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Copenhagen skyline. Ready for business investors and companies to grow

Spirae chooses Copenhagen for European subsidiary

Based on a successful history of doing business in Denmark, US-based Spirae, specialising in scalable smart grid solutions, chose Greater Copenhagen for its European subsidiary.

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