2015

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Forbes: Denmark best country for business

18 Dec 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark once again takes the lead position in the prestigious ranking Best Countries for Business by Forbes.

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Nissan and ENEL to test first Grid Integrated Vehicles in Denmark

11 Dec 2015  -  Cleantech

Nissan and ENEL have signed an agreement set to revolutionise the way consumers and businesses manage their energy use. Denmark will be the first test bed.

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Denmark no. 1 in Europe in ICT Development Index 2015

02 Dec 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark is ranked top in Europe and number two in the world in the ICT Development Index 2015 by ITU, up two spots from 2010.

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Denmark has the fourth happiest workforce in the world

30 Nov 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark’s workforce is the fourth happiest in the world according to Universum Global Workforce Happiness Index 2016.

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Brands striving for a better world choose Copenhagen

26 Nov 2015  -  Creative and entertainment

Copenhagen has been announced host city for the Sustainable Brands’ Northern European Conference 2016. Sustainable Brands is a global community of brand innovators, who are shaping the future of commerce worldwide.

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IKEA launches research hub and exhibition space in Copenhagen

25 Nov 2015  -  Creative and entertainment

The Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has opened its first future-living laboratory and exhibition space in the heart of Copenhagen. The goal is to get inspired, gain fresh perspectives and discover new talents.

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New international school in Copenhagen

20 Nov 2015  -  Society and living

Copenhagen will soon open Denmark’s first international municipal elementary school, accommodating 900 pupils.

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Denmark is no. 2 in IMD World Talent Report 2015

19 Nov 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark once again maintains its leading position as the second best country for talent, according to the IMD World Talent Report 2015, scoring high on quality of life, skilled labour, worker motivation and language skills.

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Denmark no. 3 in Prosperity Index 2015

11 Nov 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark takes a top position in the global Legatum Prosperity Index, scoring high on entrepreneurship & opportunity, education, social capital and governance.

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Fast-growing bioinformatics company Mind the Byte opens subsidiary in Copenhagen

06 Nov 2015  -  Companies

The bioinformatics company, Mind the Byte, located at the Barcelona Science Park and the Copenhagen Bio Science Park, has passed into the realm of overfunding with 234% of the initial investment objective.

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Novozymes and Novo Nordisk top science careers top employers survey

03 Nov 2015  -  Life Science

Novozymes and Novo Nordisk are no. 1 and no. 3 respectively on 2015 Science Careers Top Employers Survey by Science Magazine.

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London Tech Advocates starts up in Copenhagen

03 Nov 2015  -  Other industries

Tech London Advocates launches Nordic and Baltic Group headquartered in Copenhagen on 4 November. This is the organisation’s first non-UK operation.

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World Bank: Denmark easiest country for business in Europe

03 Nov 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark moves into the top 3 in the Ease of Doing Business Index by the World Bank – and holds on to its ranking as the easiest place in Europe to do business, for the fifth year in a row.

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Copenhagen has the 9th best reputation in the world

28 Oct 2015  -  Society and living

Among 100 cities worldwide, Copenhagen has the ninth strongest reputation according to City RepTrak 2015 by Reputation Institute.

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The four leading growth industries in Denmark

27 Oct 2015  -  Business conditions

R&D companies in Denmark experience high growth rates, in particular in the beverages, energy, IT and pharmaceuticals industries.

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Copenhagen no. 5 in Europe for startups and scale-ups

23 Oct 2015  -  Business conditions

Scoring highly on business environment, R&D, access to capital and infrastructure, Copenhagen ranks at number five for both startups and scale-ups in the European Digital City Index 2015.

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Denmark is first choice for mobile health business in Europe

22 Oct 2015  -  Life Science

Denmark is the ideal starting point for mobile health companies offering the best market conditions in Europe according to research2guidance and HIMSS Europe.

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Startup cup in Copenhagen

16 Oct 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark’s most promising startup companies and Europe’s large venture capitalist funds meet in Copenhagen.

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Copenhagen Airport no. 1 at route development

07 Oct 2015  -  Location and infrastructure

At the world's leading aviation conference, World Routes 2015, airlines from all over the world have rated Copenhagen Airport the world's best at route development for the second time in three years.

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Danish researchers get access to MIT

24 Sep 2015  -  Research & education

New agreement offers Danish PhD students and postdocs in biology, biotechnology, chemistry and the pharmaceutical area the opportunity to become a part of the world leading research environment at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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