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Denmark improves competitiveness

04 Sep 2014  -  Business conditions

Denmark jumps up two places to reach a 13th place in World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15. This owes to, among other things, Denmark’s improved credit rating and more favorable macroeconomic conditions.

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20 år: fra markedsføring til erhvervsudvikling

02 Sep 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

I år fylder Copenhagen Capacity 20 år. Formålet om at tiltrække værdi udefra har ikke ændret sig siden 1994. Men det har arbejdet. I dag tager Copenhagen Capacity aktiv del i at udvikle regionen, så den bliver attraktiv for udenlandske investorer – en opgave, som fokuseret vækstdagsorden støtter op om.

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Top-erhvervsfolk: København har gode muligheder i den globale konkurrence

02 Sep 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

København er godt rustet til konkurrencen med større europæiske byer – men det kræver markedsføring. Mere åbne netværk vil desuden gøre det nemmere at tiltrække virksomheder og talenter. Sådan lød nogle af konklusionerne, da Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassadør-korpset mødtes til sit årlige seminar i København.

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Håndbog: tiltræk og fasthold udenlandske virksomheder

01 Sep 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

En ny, gratis håndbog giver inspiration og vejledning til, hvordan din kommune bedst forbereder sig på at tiltrække og servicere udenlandske virksomheder. Håndbogen er udviklet af Copenhagen Capacity og 15 kommuner i hovedstadsområdet.

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Kina skal investere endnu mere i regionen

01 Sep 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Projekt Sourcing China har på to år skabt 249 job i regionen. For at fortsætte den udvikling fokuserer Sourcing China i de næste to år blandt andet på at teste rammerne for et kinesisk velkomstcenter og at tiltrække flere nordiske hovedkonterer blandt kinesiske virksomheder i Europa.

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Politicians agree on international school in the Carlsberg city district

01 Sep 2014  -  Research & education

The Copenhagen City Council has approved the contract for the construction of Denmark's first international school in the Carlsberg city district.

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Cisco skaber vækst i hovedstadsregionen

01 Sep 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Amerikanske Cisco har fået øje på København, Albertslund og Frederikssund, hvor parterne nu udvikler nye smart city-løsninger. Copenhagen Capacity hjælper regionens kommuner med at skabe flere af disse værdifulde samarbejder.

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Danish scientists will soon be able to predict diseases

29 Jul 2014  -  Research & education

Data from more than six million Danish patients has allowed scientists to map out how illnesses develop. In the future, they will be able to predict which diseases each individual will be affected by.

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US Internet of Things provider expands Danish presence

28 Jul 2014  -  Companies

To meet high growth expectations for the Internet of Things segment in Europe, the US-Danish ICT company Greenwave Systems is expanding its Danish presence with a European customer support centre and additional R&D facilities.

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Danish entrepreneurs invent biodegradable bottle made from recycled paper

25 Jul 2014  -  Companies

The Danish Technological Institute and the Zealand business paper business EcoXpac have developed a cheap and energy-efficient method of converting fibers from recycled paper into bottles that are coated with beach sand to remain proof.

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Denmark in top 10 of the world's most innovative countries

24 Jul 2014  -  Other industries

According to The Global Innovation Index 2014 (GII), Denmark remains one of the world’s most innovative countries.

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Copenhagen Airport prepares for new routes

15 Jul 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport is investing DKK 250 million in rebuilding in order to ensure space for more passengers and to make the airport a World Class Hub.

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Denmark advances on the list of the world's richest countries

10 Jul 2014  -  Society and living

Each year, the World Bank compiles an overview of how rich the world’s countries are measured by gross domestic product per capita. This year Denmark advances.

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Copenhagen Capacity og SPI-samarbejdet løfter Smart City udfordringer og potentialer i Region Hovedstaden

08 Jul 2014  -  Copenhagen Capacity

Copenhagen Capacity har netop udgivet publikationen ”Smart City – en styrkeposition i Region Hovedstaden” i forbindelse med SPI-projektet. Rapporten dokumenterer regionens styrker og udviklingspotentialer og understøtter tiltrækningen af udenlandske virksomheder og investeringer.

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Record number of Danish inventions in 2013

27 Jun 2014  -  Research & education

New figures show that Danish researchers presented a record number of new inventions in 2013. The inventions are important since they result in development of businesses and jobs in Denmark.

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Energy-efficient water purification technology wins European Inventor Award 2014

25 Jun 2014  -  Companies

The Danish entrepreneur and CEO of the global cleantech company Aquaporin, Peter Holme Jensen, has been awarded the prestigious European Inventor Award 2014 for the invention of a water-purifying membrane coated with aquaporins, which purifies water without consuming large amounts of energy.

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Roaring export of Danish clean air technologies

18 Jun 2014  -  Cleantech

The rising challenge of air pollution has led to an export adventure for Danish companies specialised in clean air technologies. Exports increased by 80% from nearly EUR 670 million in 2009 to nearly EUR 1.2 billion in 2013.

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Copenhagen tops Monocle's Quality of Life Index

17 Jun 2014  -  Society and living

For the second year in a row, Copenhagen has claimed the number-one spot in Monocle’s 2014 Quality of Life Survey. This makes the Danish capital the first three-time winner of the report which ranks the 25 most liveable cities in the world.

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Denmark has 21 of the 100 best workplaces in Europe

16 Jun 2014  -  Companies

A new study conducted by the global consultancy agency, Great Place to Work, shows that 21 of Europe’s best workplaces are located in Denmark.

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Danish companies benefit the most from research funding among the Nordic countries

14 Jun 2014  -  Companies

A new analysis shows that Danish companies achieve the greatest benefit from investments in research and development than those in other Nordic countries. The Minister for Higher Education and Science stresses that companies’ ability to create and innovate helps strengthen our welfare and create job.

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