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Royal branding of Denmark as a great talent destination

17 Sep 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark has a great balance of work life, social life and family life, says Princess Marie of Denmark in a new film developed to attract foreign talent to Denmark. Princess Marie is seconded by Ken and Kate from USA, Aditya from India, Kike from Colombia and Stephanie and Fabrizio from France and Cameroon.

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First Danish World Trade Center now open for business

12 Sep 2014  -  Companies

On 12 September 2014, Denmark got its first World Trade Center. The new 16,000 sqm business centre, which is located in Copenhagen, is part of the worldwide brand the World Trade Center Association.

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Copenhagen is the healthiest city in the world

11 Sep 2014  -  Business conditions

Copenhagen tops CNN’s 2014 list of the world’s healthiest cities.

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Danish biotech company nominated as most innovative SME in the EU

10 Sep 2014  -  Cleantech

The European Association for Bioindustries (EuropaBio) has announced the top five biotech SMEs in Europe, who will compete to win the award as the ‘Most Innovative EU Biotech SME’. The innovative Danish biotech company, Biosyntia, is among the five contenders.

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Danish company wins the 2014 Award for Leadership in New Energy

09 Sep 2014  -  Companies

The Danish energy company DONG Energy is winner of the 2014 Award for Leadership in New Energy, presented by Energy Intelligence. The award recognises a company that is at the forefront of the energy transition from traditional fossil fuels to alternative energy forms.

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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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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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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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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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