2016

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

Copenhagen 4th most liveable city in the world

07 Jul 2016  -  Society and living

Copenhagen jumps to number 4, up 6 places, in Monocle’s 2016 top 25 most liveable cities ranking. Compelling attractions include 24-hour open harbour baths, 20 Michelin stars and continued top-performance in culture, public transport and business.

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Looking to trade cross-border with the Nordics?

30 Jun 2016  -  Supply Chain

Get your free copy of the Nordic Cross-Border Trading Passport 2016 by eCommerce Worldwide, providing valuable business and logistic insight into the Nordic e-commerce market.

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Copenhagen Airport rated Europe’s most efficient airport

29 Jun 2016  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport has been rated the most efficient airport in Europe for the tenth time in the past twelve years.

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Europe’s best workplaces are in Denmark

22 Jun 2016  -  Talent

Almost 20% of the 100 best workplaces in Europe are located in Denmark according to a new study among 2250 companies in 19 European countries, by Great Place to Work.

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Aarstiderne of Denmark wins entrepreneur award at Global eCommerce Summit 2017

20 Jun 2016  -  Supply Chain

Aarstiderne wins ecommerce award in Barcelona for shortening the delivery chain from producer to consumer in a green, transparent and profitable way.

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Copenhagen is the world’s most bike-friendly city

08 Jun 2016  -  Society and living

Copenhagen ranks number one on the recent 2015 Copenhagenize Index, ranking the world’s most bike-friendly cities, boasting heavy investment in urban design for bicycles and with more than 50 percent of residents commuting by bike.

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Invitation: information meeting on Denmark’s next generation eID

02 Jun 2016  -  ICT and high tech industries

The Danish Agency for Digitisation is planning a public procurement procedure regarding Denmark’s next generation national eID and eSignature solution, replacing the current NemID solution. Join the public information meeting on Monday 27 June.

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Denmark no. 2 in IMD World Competitiveness Index 2016

01 Jun 2016  -  Business conditions

Denmark has the 2nd most competitive economy in the EU and the 6th best in the world according to the 2016 World Competitiveness Index by IMD.

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Copenhagen launches world’s first city data marketplace

20 May 2016  -  ICT and high tech industries

Copenhagen, in partnership with Hitachi, has launched the world’s first marketplace for city data, the City Data Exchange, providing public and private data from the metropole. With a special focus on challenges in the city, the data enable new knowledge about, for example, traffic patterns and citizens’ energy consumption, which companies can use to develop new, innovative solutions to create smarter cities.

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Copenhagen Capacity awarded top investment agency in Western Europe

17 May 2016  -  Copenhagen Capacity

Copenhagen Capacity has been recognised as the top-performing regional investment agency in Western Europe by global specialist locations magazine, Site Selection.

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Bayer awarded German Company of the Year

13 May 2016  -  Companies

Pharmaceutical and life science company Bayer is named German Company of the Year 2016, by the Danish-German Chamber of Commerce, Copenhagen Capacity and Invest in Denmark.

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Copenhagen has the world's best school building

08 May 2016  -  Society and living

The Danish firm JJW Architects was recently announced the winner of the World Architecture News Education Award 2016 for designing Skolen i Sydhavnen (South Harbour School) in Copenhagen.

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Visit Greater Copenhagen’s smart city living labs

01 May 2016  -  ICT and high tech industries

The conference Greater Copenhagen Smart Solutions offers you a first-hand experience of living labs as a way to create smarter, greener and more liveable cities.

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World’s largest hydrogen fuelling station factory opens in Denmark

19 Apr 2016  -  Companies

H2 Logic’s new factory facility in Denmark will be the world’s largest to date. When ramp-up and plant optimisation is complete, the facility will have a production capacity of up to 300 hydrogen fuelling stations per year.

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Early clinical trials in Denmark gets big boost

13 Apr 2016  -  Life Science

A 5.7 million euro grant from Innovation Fund Denmark enables the building of two new centres for lung diseases and infectious diseases. This will significantly increase the volume of early clinical trials and establish Denmark as a preferred country for early clinical trials in patients further.

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NASA Space Apps challenge in Copenhagen

07 Apr 2016  -  Talent

Do you want to solve some of the most pressing challenges on earth and in space? Join the NASA Space Apps challenge, the biggest global hackathon, in Copenhagen, on April 22-24.

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Europe’s most advanced air lab opens in Copenhagen

21 Mar 2016  -  Cleantech

Causing seven million deaths every year, air pollution is the greatest single bringer of untimely demise. The Danish company, Infuser, is now opening what promises to be Europe’s, and possibly the world’s, most advanced laboratories for the analysis of air quality, Infuser Cleanlabs, at the University of Copenhagen.

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Danes are the happiest people in the world

17 Mar 2016  -  Society and living

Denmark once again ranks first in the World Happiness Report 2016 by the UN, reclaiming the top spot position from 2013 and 2014.

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Denmark’s biotech sector no. 2 in the world

15 Mar 2016  -  Life Science

Denmark's biotech sector takes the second position in the Scientific American Worldview 2015 Scorecard, owing to skilled R&D personnel, available capital, patent strength and a very business-friendly environment.

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Copenhagen to host global ICANN Internet conference

11 Mar 2016  -  ICT and high tech industries

In 2017, the annual ICANN Internet Conference will take place in Copenhagen where more than 2,000 leading members of the Internet community will meet.

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