The Baltic Sea Region Investor’s Guide praises Copenhagen
14 September 2012
'The Baltic Sea Region Investor’s Guide 2012-2013 highlights Denmark and Copenhagen in particular as a premier business location, providing great opportunities within life science, cleantech and ICT and easy access to Scandinavia and Northern Europe. '
The World Bank’s doing business report 2012 ranks Denmark 1st for most business friendly climate in Europe. It is not only fast, but also efficient, with highly skilled employees and a famously ?exible labour market.
- The region’s competitive business framework conditions and highly skilled workforce make the Copenhagen Region a hub for companies looking for business and growth opportunities within a range of sectors, including life science, cleantech and ICT, says Claus Lønborg, CEO Copenhagen Capacity.
Copenhagen – a leader in human capital
Universities of high quality are among the reasons why the Economist Intelligence Unit has ranked Copenhagen as the third best city in the world in terms of human capital. Highly skilled employees, coupled with a ?exible yet secure working environment, making Denmark an ideal place for business.
Innovations in life science
Thanks to a dense network of universities, hospitals and companies working together, the Danish life science industry is an international example of how to successfully turn academic knowledge into commercial business. Denmark has the third-largest commercial drug development pipeline in Europe, and the second highest investment level within biotech in Europe. Medicon Valley, the Danish-Swedish life science cluster located in the Copenhagen Region, makes it easy to bene?t from cross-border co-operation.
Green growth opportunities
With 1,100 Danish cleantech companies, 60,000 employees, and a 12 billion Euro export value, Denmark is one of the world’s indisputable cleantech centres and a European hub for cutting edge cleantech companies, research, development, test facilities, and a market full of early adapters. Copenhagen aims to become the world’s ?rst CO2-neutral capital and is also home to the Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster, which makes it a premier location and market for cleantech solutions.
A hub for ICT knowledge
Denmark is a frontrunner within ICT and a prime location for international companies looking to expand their business. Not only is Denmark praised as the best test market in the world, it also has world-class IT infrastructure with some of the world’s highest ICT penetration rates for mobiles, broadband and PC’s.
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