2014

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

E.ON invests in green transport solutions in Copenhagen

25 9 2014  -  Cleantech

The power company E.ON takes a significant next step in a strategic focus on green transport in Denmark by entering the Danish Electric Vehicle (EV) market.

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Copenhagen tops EU entrepreneurship index

24 9 2014  -  Business conditions

New international index ranks Copenhagen first for entrepreneurship in the EU.

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Copenhagen Airport still among the world's best at route development

24 9 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

At the World Routes conference in Chicago this week, Copenhagen Airport was awarded as one of the world’s three best airports at route development in the category of airports with 20-50 million passengers per year.

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Copenhagen third best university in continental Europe

19 9 2014  -  Research & education

The University of Copenhagen moves up three spots to 39th in the world on the prestigious Shanghai ranking.

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Royal branding of Denmark as a great talent destination

17 9 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark has a great balance of work life, social life and family life, says Princess Marie of Denmark in a new film developed to attract foreign talent to Denmark. Princess Marie is seconded by Ken and Kate from USA, Aditya from India, Kike from Colombia and Stephanie and Fabrizio from France and Cameroon.

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First Danish World Trade Center now open for business

12 9 2014  -  Companies

On 12 September 2014, Denmark got its first World Trade Center. The new 16,000 sqm business centre, which is located in Copenhagen, is part of the worldwide brand the World Trade Center Association.

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Copenhagen is the healthiest city in the world

11 9 2014  -  Business conditions

Copenhagen tops CNN’s 2014 list of the world’s healthiest cities.

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Danish biotech company nominated as most innovative SME in the EU

10 9 2014  -  Cleantech

The European Association for Bioindustries (EuropaBio) has announced the top five biotech SMEs in Europe, who will compete to win the award as the ‘Most Innovative EU Biotech SME’. The innovative Danish biotech company, Biosyntia, is among the five contenders.

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Danish company wins the 2014 Award for Leadership in New Energy

09 9 2014  -  Companies

The Danish energy company DONG Energy is winner of the 2014 Award for Leadership in New Energy, presented by Energy Intelligence. The award recognises a company that is at the forefront of the energy transition from traditional fossil fuels to alternative energy forms.

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Denmark improves competitiveness

04 9 2014  -  Business conditions

Denmark jumps up two places to reach a 13th place in World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15. This owes to, among other things, Denmark’s improved credit rating and more favorable macroeconomic conditions.

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Politicians agree on international school in the Carlsberg city district

01 9 2014  -  Research & education

The Copenhagen City Council has approved the contract for the construction of Denmark's first international school in the Carlsberg city district.

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Danish scientists will soon be able to predict diseases

29 7 2014  -  Research & education

Data from more than six million Danish patients has allowed scientists to map out how illnesses develop. In the future, they will be able to predict which diseases each individual will be affected by.

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US Internet of Things provider expands Danish presence

28 7 2014  -  Companies

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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Danish entrepreneurs invent biodegradable bottle made from recycled paper

25 7 2014  -  Companies

The Danish Technological Institute and the Zealand business paper business EcoXpac have developed a cheap and energy-efficient method of converting fibers from recycled paper into bottles that are coated with beach sand to remain proof.

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Denmark in top 10 of the world's most innovative countries

24 7 2014  -  Other industries

According to The Global Innovation Index 2014 (GII), Denmark remains one of the world’s most innovative countries.

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Copenhagen Airport prepares for new routes

15 7 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport is investing DKK 250 million in rebuilding in order to ensure space for more passengers and to make the airport a World Class Hub.

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Denmark advances on the list of the world's richest countries

10 7 2014  -  Society and living

Each year, the World Bank compiles an overview of how rich the world’s countries are measured by gross domestic product per capita. This year Denmark advances.

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Record number of Danish inventions in 2013

27 6 2014  -  Research & education

New figures show that Danish researchers presented a record number of new inventions in 2013. The inventions are important since they result in development of businesses and jobs in Denmark.

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Energy-efficient water purification technology wins European Inventor Award 2014

25 6 2014  -  Companies

The Danish entrepreneur and CEO of the global cleantech company Aquaporin, Peter Holme Jensen, has been awarded the prestigious European Inventor Award 2014 for the invention of a water-purifying membrane coated with aquaporins, which purifies water without consuming large amounts of energy.

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Roaring export of Danish clean air technologies

18 6 2014  -  Cleantech

The rising challenge of air pollution has led to an export adventure for Danish companies specialised in clean air technologies. Exports increased by 80% from nearly EUR 670 million in 2009 to nearly EUR 1.2 billion in 2013.

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