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The Fehmarn Belt fixed link to strengthen the transport and logistics sector

02 Dec 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

The Green STRING Corridor focuses on strengthening the transport and logistics sector in the corridor, covering Southern Sweden, Denmark and Northern Germany, by creating new, innovative transport and logistics solutions across industries and geography.

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Copenhagen is the world’s smartest city

25 Nov 2014  -  Business conditions

Copenhagen wins a World Smart Cities Award for having the world’s best plan for the collection and use of big data to create a greener city and improve the quality of life.

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Denmark is sixth best country for entrepreneurs in the world

24 Nov 2014  -  Business conditions

Denmark takes a sixth place on the Global Entrepreneurship Index 2015, ranking top on factors such as opportunity start-up, human capital, competition and product innovation.

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Denmark 2nd best in the world on talent

21 Nov 2014  -  Talent

Denmark is the second best country in the world on developing, attracting and retaining talent for companies that operate there, according to the IMD World Talent Report 2014. Denmark has consistently ranked no. 2 or 3 since 2005.

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Danes are the best non-native English speakers in the world

17 Nov 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark takes a first place in the new English Proficiency Index 2014 for non-native English speakers ahead of the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland and Norway.

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The Technical University of Denmark is the first Scandinavian university to teach IBM’s AI programme Watson

12 Nov 2014  -  Research & education

As the only university in Scandinavia, the Technical University of Denmark has been selected by IBM to offer courses in the Artificial Intelligence programme Watson.

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Denmark is more export-orientated than its Nordic neighbours

10 Nov 2014  -  Business conditions

A new analysis ranks Denmark first among the Nordic countries on the ability of providing business conditions for its local companies that enable them to reach the global market.

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Højtuddannede udlændinge dumper Danmark

06 Nov 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

København halter efter Stockholm, Oslo og Berlin i konkurrencen om at tiltrække højtuddannede udlændinge. Derfor arbejder lægemiddelproducenten Biogen Idec i Hillerød sammen med Talent Attraction Denmark om at tiltrække biotek-specialister.

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Hovedstadsregionen vil tjene milliarder på velfærdsløsninger

06 Nov 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Den 19. november lanceres Copenhagen Healthtech Cluster (CHC) – en ny offentligt-privat erhvervsklynge, der skal omsætte danske velfærdsløsninger til eksport, vækst og arbejdspladser. Bag CHC står blandt andet Region Hovedstaden og Københavns Kommune.

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Expat Study 2014: Sådan fastholder vi internationale talenter

06 Nov 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Højtuddannede udlændinge er en mangelvare i Danmark. Nu viser Expat Study 2014, at jobtilfredshed, gode sociale netværk og familiens integration er de tre hovedfaktorer, som får udenlandske medarbejdere i Danmark til at blive længere.

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Hitachi åbner europæisk Big Data-udviklingscenter i København

06 Nov 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Den japanske teknologi-gigant Hitachi har netop åbnet sit første kontinentaleuropæiske Big Data-udviklingscenter i København. Målet er at udvikle nye digitale sundhedsløsninger og systemer, der optimerer bytrafikken og reducerer klimapåvirkningen.

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Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster skabte job og vækst

06 Nov 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

1096 nye job, tiltrækning af flere internationale virksomheder og starthjælp til over 100 iværksættervirksomheder. Sådan lyder nogle af de resultater, som Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster har skabt, viser en evaluering af det fireårige projekt.

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ESS og MAX IV vil skabe vækst

06 Nov 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Hovedstadsregionen skal udnytte det store vækstpotentiale, som forskningsfaciliteterne ESS og MAX IV repræsenterer. Derfor er nationale rundbordsdrøftelser netop gået i gang, som bygger videre på projektet ”ESS og MAX IV som vækstmotorer i hovedstadsregionen”.

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Hitachi opens Big Data laboratory in Copenhagen

05 Nov 2014  -  Companies

Hitachi chooses Copenhagen for its first Big Data laboratory in mainland Europe. Denmark’s strong competencies in data availability, health technology, smart city and energy efficiency were decisive for the choice.

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Denmark is the world’s 4th best country

04 Nov 2014  -  Business conditions

Denmark ranks 4th globally in the 2014 Prosperity Index, having risen two places place since last year. Denmark's best performance is in the Entrepreneurship & Opportunity sub-index, where it ranks 2nd in 2014.

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UK Institute of Export turns its spotlight on trade with the Nordic nations

03 Nov 2014  -  Economy

The UK’s export to the Nordic countries, when the Baltic states are included, is equal to Britain’s export to all of the BRIC markets put together. The Institute of Export offers businesses an afternoon seminar on how to approach the Nordic markets in London on November 12.

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Expat Study 2014: Denmark is great for career and family life

03 Nov 2014  -  Talent

9 out of 10 expats enjoy working and living in Denmark, and 46% of expats in Denmark plan on prolonging their stay, shows the new Expat Study 2014.

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Osudio opens office in Copenhagen

31 Oct 2014  -  Companies

Osudio, one of Europe’s leading eBusiness specialists, has opened an office in Copenhagen to better service the company’s growing Scandinavian client base.

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World Bank: Denmark best European country for business in 2015

30 Oct 2014  -  Business conditions

For the 4th consecutive year, Denmark is the easiest country in Europe to do business, according to the World Bank’s Doing Business report.

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Denmark far with green transition

28 Oct 2014  -  Society and living

In 2020, 71% of Denmark's electricity consumption will be supplied by renewable energy. Also, Danish carbon emissions are dropping, and Denmark will meet its 2020 EU energy targets with a good margin.

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