2015

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Denmark rockets up global retail e-commerce index

08 Apr 2015  -  Location and infrastructure

Denmark is up 12 spots to the 15th place in the Global Retail E-commerce Index 2015 by A.T. Kearney. Denmark is no. 6 in Europe and no. 1 in the Nordics.

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Hitachi builds Big Data platform for Copenhagen

08 Apr 2015  -  Companies

Global IT firm Hitachi Consulting will build a first-of-its-kind Big Data platform for Copenhagen on which data collection, integration and sharing is centralised for the entire city.

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Copenhagen no. 2 in Europe for air quality

01 Apr 2015  -  Society and living

Copenhagen has the second best air quality among 23 major European cities. Copenhagen is praised for its prolific bicycle culture and its efforts to reduce the number of cars and polluting vehicles.

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Denmark no. 3 in Responsible Investor Rankings

30 Mar 2015  -  Society and living

Denmark ranks no. 3 in FIDH’s responsible investor rankings, comparing EU Member States’ records regarding the respect and promotion of human rights.

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Denmark no. 7 in the world on e-commerce readiness

27 Mar 2015  -  Location and infrastructure

Denmark ranks 7th in the world on business-to-consumer e-commerce according to the UN.

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Copenhagen Airport best airport in Northern Europe

26 Mar 2015  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport was voted no. 1 airport in Northern Europe and no. 2 in the world for best airport security at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2015.

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Technical University of Denmark European world leader in patent application rankings

25 Mar 2015  -  Research & education

The Technical University of Denmark is the educational institution in Europe with the most published applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty in 2014 according to WIPO.

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Danes are the happiest people in Europe

20 Mar 2015  -  Society and living

The Danes are the happiest people in Europe according to a new Eurostat analysis.

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The Nordic countries best for start-ups

19 Mar 2015  -  Business conditions

Almost one in ten of the world’s start-ups sold for over USD 1bn – so-called unicorns – come from the Nordic countries.

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Boeing establishes MRO at Copenhagen International Airport

17 Mar 2015  -  Location and infrastructure

The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has established maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities (MRO) at Copenhagen Airport's second largest hangar.

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New Danish hospital wins award in Cannes

16 Mar 2015  -  Healthtech

New North Zealand Hospital won the People’s Choice Award at MIPIM, the world's largest real estate expo, for setting new standards in healthcare design and delivery.

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Copenhagen no. 4 most dynamic city in Europe

16 Mar 2015  -  Business conditions

Copenhagen is Europe’s fourth most dynamic city praised for its livability and open and liquid market, according to the City Momentum Index 2015.

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Copenhagen no. 15 on Cities in Motion Index 2015

12 Mar 2015  -  Business conditions

Copenhagen ranks number 15 on the global Cities in Motion Index 2015 by IESE Business School, performing very well on governance, urban planning and transport & mobility.

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EUR 6.7m for new endocrine disrupters research centre

10 Mar 2015  -  Healthtech

The new research centre Endocrine Disruption of Male Reproduction and Child Health at the Copenhagen University Hospital receives Euro 6.7m government grant.

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Wage growth lower in Denmark than abroad for four years

09 Mar 2015  -  Business conditions

For just over four years, the wage growth in industry and construction was lower in Denmark than abroad, according to the latest wage statistics of the Danish Employers' Association.

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Denmark no. 7 most globalised country in the world

09 Mar 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark is the 7th most globalised country in the world according to Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich.

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Zhong Shang establishes joint venture in Copenhagen

05 Mar 2015  -  Companies

Denmark’s strong design competences was the main reason for Chinese Zhong Shang’s decision to establish a joint venture in Copenhagen.

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Bavarian Nordic signs major deal for cancer vaccine

04 Mar 2015  -  Healthtech

Bristol-Myers Squibb signs exclusive agreement with Bavarian Nordic for PROSTVAC, a prostate-specific antigen-targeting cancer immunotherapy.

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Copenhagen is the world’s ninth best city for expats

04 Mar 2015  -  Society and living

Copenhagen is the ninth best city in the world for expatriates well ahead of other Scandinavian capital cities according to the Mercer 2015 Quality of Living Rankings.

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Greater Copenhagen launches investor portal

02 Mar 2015  -  Property and Construction

“Greater Copenhagen Investments” is the new, official guide to investment opportunities in public construction, infrastructure and urban development projects in Greater Copenhagen.

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