2014

Get the latest news about Copenhagen’s business and investment environment.

Hitachi opens Big Data laboratory in Copenhagen

05 11 2014  -  Companies

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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Denmark is the world’s 4th best country

04 11 2014  -  Business conditions

Denmark ranks 4th globally in the 2014 Prosperity Index, having risen two places place since last year. Denmark's best performance is in the Entrepreneurship & Opportunity sub-index, where it ranks 2nd in 2014.

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UK Institute of Export turns its spotlight on trade with the Nordic nations

03 11 2014  -  Economy

The UK’s export to the Nordic countries, when the Baltic states are included, is equal to Britain’s export to all of the BRIC markets put together. The Institute of Export offers businesses an afternoon seminar on how to approach the Nordic markets in London on November 12.

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Expat Study 2014: Denmark is great for career and family life

03 11 2014  -  Talent

9 out of 10 expats enjoy working and living in Denmark, and 46% of expats in Denmark plan on prolonging their stay, shows the new Expat Study 2014.

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Osudio opens office in Copenhagen

31 10 2014  -  Companies

Osudio, one of Europe’s leading eBusiness specialists, has opened an office in Copenhagen to better service the company’s growing Scandinavian client base.

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World Bank: Denmark best European country for business in 2015

30 10 2014  -  Business conditions

For the 4th consecutive year, Denmark is the easiest country in Europe to do business, according to the World Bank’s Doing Business report.

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Denmark far with green transition

28 10 2014  -  Society and living

In 2020, 71% of Denmark's electricity consumption will be supplied by renewable energy. Also, Danish carbon emissions are dropping, and Denmark will meet its 2020 EU energy targets with a good margin.

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Novo Nordisk is the second best science employer in the world

24 10 2014  -  Companies

Novo Nordisk is ranked second in the 2014 Science Careers Top Employers Survey. The key drivers of the ranking are the categories 'Treats employees with respect', 'Has loyal employees' and 'Is socially responsible'.

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Verdion builds strategic logistics facility in Copenhagen

23 10 2014  -  Supply Chain

The major real estate investor and developer Verdion is constructing a 15,000 m2 strategic logistics facility in Copenhagen to service the storage and distribution needs for one of the world’s largest healthcare companies.

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Denmark has the biggest drug development pipeline in the Nordics

22 10 2014  -  Life Science

The Nordic life science sector is performing well with a 11.3bn Euro turnover in 2013 of which drugs accounted for 7.3bn. Denmark has the biggest drug development pipeline in the Nordics.

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Copenhagen tops green city index

22 10 2014  -  Cleantech

For the second time, Copenhagen claims the title as the ’Green City’ of the world in the GGEI report, proving the city as a top market for green investments.

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New intelligent parking solutions for cyclists

17 10 2014  -  Society and living

New project in the Öresund Region focuses on developing intelligent parking solutions for bicycles.

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Denmark ranks third on the EIU Mental Health Integration Index

13 10 2014  -  Society and living

A recent EIU report ranks Denmark no. 3, ahead of the other Scandinavian countries, in a comparison among 30 European countries on supporting people with mental health illness.

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Expats in Denmark: A happy place for families

10 10 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark receives the highest rating for family well-being in general in the Expat Insider Survey 2014.

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Wallander and The Bridge III shoot in Copenhagen

09 10 2014  -  Creative and entertainment

This autumn, two popular TV dramas will shoot in Copenhagen: BBC’s successful TV production of ”Wallander” starring Kenneth Branagh and the Danish-Swedish TV series “The Bridge”. The Copenhagen Film Fund provides funding.

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Testkommuner til Copenhagens modtageapparat udvalgt

08 10 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Et af Fokuseret Vækstdagsordens vigtige indsatsområder er et fælles modtageapparat for internationale delegationer. 10 testkommuner er nu udpeget.

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Danish sustainable city addresses storm water management

06 10 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark’s newest sustainable city Vinge plans a man-made delta to protect the city against seasonal flooding.

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Danish government promises more international schools

01 10 2014  -  Society and living

The Danish government will allow municipalities to increase the number of international schools in order to improve expat life in Denmark further.

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Denmark wins Open Government Award

26 9 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark’s National Association of Senior Citizens Councils carried off a first prize at the international Open Government Awards 2014 in New York.

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Copenhagen first in Europe to offer airline check-in onboard cruise ships

26 9 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport is the first airport in Europe to offer onboard airline check-in services. This makes travelling easier for cruise passengers and gives them more time for sightseeing and shopping while in Copenhagen.

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