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New living lab for healthtech solutions

03 Feb 2015  -  Healthtech

A new living lab is to provide companies and research institutions with the opportunity to collaborate on the development, testing and implementation of future healthtech solutions.

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Wind energy covers 39 per cent of Denmark's electricity consumption

02 Feb 2015  -  Cleantech

In 2014, Danish wind farms covered 39 per cent of Denmark’s electricity consumption. Growing capacity and increased efficiency are behind this record year.

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Copenhagen includes EVs in car sharing project

30 Jan 2015  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen car sharing project, which now includes electric cars, is to study if the combination of public transport and car sharing makes a real alternative to private car use.

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Denmark no. 11 in Global Innovation Index

26 Jan 2015  -  Research & education

Denmark ranks no. 11 in Bloomberg Business’s Global Innovation Index 2015, performing exceptionally well on R&D and research personnel.

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Denmark wins international Circular Economy Award

23 Jan 2015  -  Cleantech

Denmark is no. 1 in the world to drive green transition and make effective use of resources, according to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders.

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Denmark 8th most talent competitive country

22 Jan 2015  -  Talent

Denmark ranks no. 8 in the INSEAD Global Talent Competitiveness Index 2014. The country is rewarded for the ease of doing business, its ability to grow talent and global knowledge skills.

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Innovation Fund Denmark supports young entrepreneurs

21 Jan 2015  -  Business conditions

Innovation Fund Denmark has selected 40 young entrepreneurs whose business ideas will receive coaching and funding to become growth companies. The idea catalogue includes ergonomic seats, water treatment solutions and special drones for agriculture

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Denmark among the world’s leading soft powers

14 Jan 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark ranks no. 9 in the Soft Power Index.

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New full-scale smart city energy lab in Copenhagen

07 Jan 2015  -  Research & education

EnergyLab Nordhavn in Copenhagen will become a leading full-scale lab for test and demonstration of how to integrate electricity, heating, energy efficient buildings and electric transport in an intelligent energy system.

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Denmark is no. 12 most attractive country for Chinese investments

19 Dec 2014  -  Business conditions

Denmark is the 12th most attractive country for Chinese investments, according to the China Going Global Investment Index Report published by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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Københavns Kommune partner i talentstrategi

18 Dec 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

En vigtig del af den regionale talentstrategi er velkomsten af udenlandske talenter. Den opgave skal Københavns Kommune fremover varetage. En række initiativer skal udvikles i samarbejde med regionens kommuner.

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Talent Attraction-kampagner virker

18 Dec 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Talent Attraction Denmarks kampagner og værktøjer skaber stor værdi, vurderer danske virksomheder. Projektet har medvirket til at skaffe 150 internationale talenter job i Danmark og skabt positiv medieomtale af Danmark som studiedestination i 26 lande.

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ICN har sat København på det grønne verdenskort

18 Dec 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

International Cleantech Network (ICN) bliver fra nytår en selvbærende forening. Dermed har regionens kommuner, universiteter og virksomheder fortsat adgang til udenlandske cleantech-samarbejdspartnere og eksportmarkeder.

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Shandong Longlive åbner udviklingscenter i Hørsholm

18 Dec 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Biotek-virksomheden Shandong Longlive åbner sit første forsknings- og udviklingscenter uden for Kina i forskerparken Scion DTU. Shandong Longlive producerer blandt andet 2. generations bioethanol, der bruges som CO2-neutralt brændstof i transportsektoren.

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Forbes: Denmark is best country for business 2014

18 Dec 2014  -  Business conditions

The best country for business in 2014 is Denmark, which ranked no. 1 three straight years between 2008 and 2010.

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Ny kontrakt skal sikre 4.000 nye jobs i ”Greater Copenhagen”

18 Dec 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Region Hovedstaden og Copenhagen Capacity har fornyet sin kontrakt. Det skal sikre 4.000 nye jobs ved at trække udenlandske investorer, virksomheder og talenter til Greater Copenhagen-regionen.

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Udlændinge skal øge dansk eksport

18 Dec 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Nyt projekt ”Go International” bygger bro mellem danske virksomheders eksportmålsætninger og udenlandske talenters lokale markedsviden. Målet er at øge eksporten i små og mellemstore virksomheder.

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Kommunebranding 2014

18 Dec 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Rådene og de gode eksempler var mange, da Kommunebranding 2014 løb af stablen for kommuner fra hele landet. På podiet stod blandt andre økonomi- og indenrigsminister Morten Østergaard, som bakker op om Copenhagen-samarbejdet.

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Denmark tops Web Index 2014-15

16 Dec 2014  -  ICT and high tech industries

Denmark tops the Web Index 2014-15 by World Wide Web Foundation, ranking top on affordable access to high quality internet infrastructure, as well as investment in the education and skills citizens need to use the Web well.

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Denmark leads Climate Change Performance Index 2015

12 Dec 2014  -  Business conditions

For the third consecutive year, Denmark tops the Climate Change Performance Index table with positive trends in all index categories and with the leading position in the policy sector.

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