2013

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

23 million passengers at Copenhagen Airport

08 Feb 2013  -  Location and infrastructure

Transporting 23.3 million passengers 2012, an increase of 2.7 per cent compared to 2011, Copenhagen Airport sets a new passenger record.

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Tripling of students from abroad

07 Feb 2013  -  Research & education

Copenhagen is a very popular destination for international students.

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The Nordic countries are the next supermodel

06 Feb 2013  -  Economy

According to the Economist, the Nordic countries – Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland – should serve as a role model for politicians across party colours.

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Danish biotech join forces in new development centre

05 Feb 2013  -  Life Science

Danish biotech companies are internationally recognised for their world-leading research results. Now the pioneering development centre BIOPRO has opened in Kalundborg with the aim to make biotech production in Denmark even more competitive.

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Denmark to Launch Offshore Wind Tenders, Timetable Now Ready

05 Feb 2013  -  Cleantech

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has published details of the tender process and the provisional timetable for the planned 1,500 MW of offshore wind power to be set up by 2020.

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Danish companies get access to billions

01 Feb 2013  -  Companies

Danske Bank wants to popularize a seldom sought after funding source. Danske Bank wants to kick start the corporate bond market and help Danish medium-sized enterprises obtain funding for EUR 3.3 billion.

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Copenhagen expands rapidly

29 Jan 2013  -  Property and Construction

Copenhagen is making room for construction of an additional 2.5 million square feet of housing and three million square meters for business due to significant population growth.

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Copenhagen's green agenda inspires New York

28 Jan 2013  -  Cleantech

A sustainable world starts with sustainable cities. True to this credo the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Capacity visited New York to speak at a green solutions presentation at the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Huffington Post brings an interview with Lord Mayor Frank Jensen.

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United Nations city to attract wealth to Copenhagen

25 Jan 2013  -  Other industries

The United Nations is undergoing significant expansion in Copenhagen with large new buildings that can accommodate over 1,000 employees. This will provide growth for Danish companies and create new jobs.

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eBay invests in Danish mobile knowledge

21 Jan 2013  -  Companies

The e-commerce shopping site eBay’s Danish director holds EUR 5 million to develop its mobile platforms which customers are increasingly using.

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World-class research center

18 Jan 2013  -  Research & education

Novo Nordisk is aiming to improve its research center by bringing in well-respected names from within industrial biotechnology research.

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Mounting investor confidence in Europe

15 Jan 2013  -  Economy

In January, the European investor confidence increased for the fifth consecutive month, shows the Sentix index, which measures the sentiment about the euro area’s economy. According to Bloomberg News, the index went from minus 16.8 to minus 7.

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Billion-euro investment creates 6000 new jobs

14 Jan 2013  -  Cleantech

The Danish district heating stations are now investing EUR 1 billion in a tremendous transformation of a central part of the Danish energy supply which includes new projects and expansions, new heating pipes and large-scale solar and biomass plants.

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Nearly EUR 80 million to Danish research projects

02 Jan 2013  -  Companies

The Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation dispenses EUR 79, 6 million to projects which during the next few years should create jobs and growth for the companies involved in the projects.

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