2012

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Copenhagen Airport getting baggage system ready for 30 million passengers

02 Jul 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport has signed an agreement with Siemens for an upgrade and expansion of the airport's baggage system. The agreement has a value of about DKK 90 million, and the total cost of expanding the system will be DKK 250 million, writes Copenhagen Airport at cph.dk

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Award to Danish innovation

29 Jun 2012  -  Research & education

Knowledge Economy Network (KEN) honours the efficiency of the Danish innovation system, reports the Danish Ministry of Education

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Huge donation to Danish diabetes research

28 Jun 2012  -  Life Science

Danish diabetes researchers have received DKK 100 million from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, reports ingeniøren.dk

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Danish students design the future Volvo

27 Jun 2012  -  Creative and entertainment

In a joint cooperation with Volvo, three Danish engineering students from Aalborg University is designing the future Volvo truck, writes ingeniøren.dk

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Danish investors have faith in Denmark

26 Jun 2012  -  Business conditions

Since 2009, international investors have increased their holding of Danish shares with more than DKK 64 million, reports business.dk

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European Inventor Award 2012 goes to Denmark for the second year running

21 Jun 2012  -  Companies

The Danish company Widex receives the 2012 European award on patent.

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Denmark establishes new micro seaweed facility

20 Jun 2012  -  Regional setup

New research facility for alga will be placed in Kalundborg, reports DR, Danish Radio

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China makes million investment in Danish Novozymes

19 Jun 2012  -  Companies

Novozymes and China join forces in new project, writes Nordvestnyt daily newspaper.

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University of Copenhagen receives 1.3 billion DKK for new Panum building

18 Jun 2012  -  Life Science

The Danish government and the A.P. Møller Foundation donate 1.3 billion DKK to the Panum Institute’s new research tower that is expected to be ready in 2015. According to University of Copenhagen, the tower will accommodate front line research.

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Creative industries are an export success

15 Jun 2012  -  Creative and entertainment

Talking about growth, focus is usually on the health, energy and welfare industries. But representing more than 10 % of total exports, the experience economy represents an untapped potential, writes Danish daily newspaper Børsen.

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DKK 374 million to 15 high-tech projects

15 Jun 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

With financial support from companies, Danish universities and the Advanced Technology Foundation, 15 new high-technology initiatives are in the pipeline, writes daily Danish newspaper Berlingske Tidende.

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Copenhagen establishes new European school

14 Jun 2012  -  Society and living

2013 will see a new European school in Copenhagen

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Danish electronics can compete with Asia

13 Jun 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

Danish producers of electronics can compete with Asia on quality, product and development and price

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Danish industry growth consolidates

13 Jun 2012  -  Economy

The revenue of Danish industries increased by 2.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the final quarter of 2011, writes the Børsen daily newspaper

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International students are fond of Denmark

08 Jun 2012  -  Society and living

International students are so fond of the Danish welfare model that a large number would like to stay in Denmark after completed studies, explains Copenhagen Capacity’s Development Director Kim Bek to Danish Radio (DR).

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Free innovation check-ups is a success

06 Jun 2012  -  Companies

Not only do more Danish companies accept the offer of getting a visit from the “Innovation Agents”; four out of five are so excited that they recommend the service to others, writes Danish Daily Newspaper Berlingske.

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Closed Vestas site becomes offshore park

01 Jun 2012  -  Cleantech

The Danish wind turbine giant Vestas’ production site in Skagen, which was shut down in 2010, has been reborn as an offshore park, writes business.dk

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Large trading profits in Køge Habour

31 May 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

Køge Habour’s 2011 results equals the record-breaking level from 2010, writes business.dk.

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Danish scientists reveal lethal gene in Malaria

30 May 2012  -  Life Science

A vaccine against Malaria is a big step closer to become a reality, as Danish scientists and Tanzanian researchers have discovered the specific gene that makes Malaria lethal, writes Ritzau Bureau.

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Danish economy among EU’s best

29 May 2012  -  Economy

'BØRSEN: The EU Commission expects a Danish economic growth of 1.1 per cent this year and of 1.4 per cent in 2013. '

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