2017

Denmark is the world's 5th most change ready country

21 Jul 2017  -  Business conditions

Denmark is the fifth most change ready country in the world, resilient to both sudden shock and long-term trends, a new report by KPMG shows.

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Denmark is the 10th best country for immigrants

19 Jul 2017  -  Society and living

Denmark is the world’s 10th best place to be an immigrant according to Best Countries 2017, scoring 80 countries worldwide based on UN assessment and public perception.

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Copenhagen Fintech Week – what’s the buzz about?

03 Jul 2017  -  ICT and high tech industries

Bristol-based fintech company, Moneyhub Enterprise, has just returned from Fintech Week and Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen. Chief Product Officer, Dan Scholey, is impressed by the strong, open-hearted support found in Copenhagen’s fintech community – and by the city’s biking culture.

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Monocle: Copenhagen is the world’s 6th best city

30 Jun 2017  -  Society and living

Copenhagen is a perennial favourite in Monocle’s top 10 – it has taken the top spot a record three times – and the Danish capital is riding high again this year. What’s its secret?

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Denmark is the second most innovative country in the EU

21 Jun 2017  -  Business conditions

Denmark is the second-best performing innovation leader in the EU according to the 2017 European Innovation Scoreboard.

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Copenhagen is the most bike-friendly city in the world

16 Jun 2017  -  Society and living

Copenhagen holds onto first place in the Copenhagenize Bicycle Friendly Cities Index 2017 due to massive investment in cycling as transport. A whopping 62 per cent of residents ride a bike daily to work or education in the city – just nine per cent drive.

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Denmark tops Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2017

14 Jun 2017  -  Cleantech

Denmark is the top scorer in the Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2017 by WWF and Cleantech Group, excelling in commercialised cleantech and cleantech exports.

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Denmark is the best place for business in Europe

14 Jun 2017  -  Business conditions

Denmark is the best country for doing business out of 46 nations considered according to the international organisation EuCham.

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University of Copenhagen in world’s top 25

12 Jun 2017  -  Research & education

The University of Copenhagen is the world’s 22nd best non-English speaking university and number 1 in Nordics, signing a large number of partnerships with private sector companies, according to QS World University Rankings 2018.

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Dachser is German Company of the Year 2017

06 Jun 2017  -  Location and infrastructure

The transport and logistics company Dachser Nordic is named German Company of the Year 2017 for contribution to renewing the industry, by Copenhagen Capacity, Invest in Denmark and the Danish-German Chamber of Commerce.

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Air India opens non-stop route between Delhi and Copenhagen

31 May 2017  -  Location and infrastructure

New business and leisure opportunities in Asia will be available to the Danes when Air India on 16 September introduces three weekly non-stop flights between Copenhagen and Delhi.

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Apply for your Danish CPR number online

17 May 2017  -  Society and living

From 1 June 2017, you can apply for your Danish CPR number online as soon as you have your EU registration certificate or residence permit.

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Copenhagen has the world's 6th best quality of life

09 May 2017  -  Society and living

Copenhagen offers citizens supreme living conditions such as safety, affordable housing, easy commuting and high purchasing power, surpassed only by five other cities in the world according to Deutsche Bank.

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Denmark ranks 6th in Global Connectivity Index

02 May 2017  -  ICT and high tech industries

Denmark ranks 6th in the Global Connectivity Index 2017 by Huawei, outperforming most countries in all five technology enablers; broadband, data centres, cloud, big data and IoT.

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hedgehog lab opens European headquarters in Copenhagen

02 May 2017  -  ICT and high tech industries

Newcastle tech company hedgehog lab has opened its first mainland European office in Copenhagen with the prospect of becoming European headquarters after Brexit.

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Denmark tops global health systems transparency index

24 Apr 2017  -  Life Science

Denmark has the most transparent health system in the world, providing accessible, reliable, useful and up-to-date information to stakeholders.

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Copenhagen is the world’s most liveable city for European expats

19 Apr 2017  -  Talent

Copenhagen tops global liveability rankings for European expatriates by ECA International.

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Copenhagen named eighth best Global Sports City

12 Apr 2017  -  Society and living

Copenhagen has been named 8th best Global Sports City in the Future Global Sports Cities Index 2017 based on evaluation of both past and future sport events. Copenhagen is the only Nordic city in the top 10.

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Denmark has 4th most affordable, sustainable and secure energy system

06 Apr 2017  -  Cleantech

Denmark is 4th best in the Energy Architecture Performance Index 2017 by World Economic Forum, ranking 127 countries based on their ability to provide affordable, environmentally sustainable and secure energy.

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12 leading research areas in Greater Copenhagen

05 Apr 2017  -  Research & education

Pharmaceuticals, foods, social big data, sound and acoustics, quantum physics and bioenergy. These are 6 of 12 highly promising research areas with great investment potential in Greater Copenhagen, according to a new report.

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