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Danish companies top for innovation in Europe

21 Feb 2014  -  Companies

No other country in Europe can compete with the ability of Danish companies to invent new products, working processes and ways to market themselves. That is evident from a new study on innovation in the 27 EU member states carried out by Gallup Europe for the EU-funded research institution Eurofound.

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2013: A year of record highs for Danish wind energy

19 Feb 2014  -  Society and living

2013 was a record year for the expansion of wind energy in Denmark. By the end of the year, more than 33% of Danish electricity was being supplied from wind turbines and a further 656 MW (megawatts) had been connected to the electricity grid - of which 307 MW were land-based.

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New report explains high levels of happiness in Denmark

15 Feb 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark is often named the world’s happiest country, most recently in 2013 in the "World Happiness Report" commissioned by the UN. For the first time, the reasons for the high levels of happiness in Denmark have now been explained in a comprehensive report published by The Happiness Research Institute, a Copenhagen-based think tank.

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Copenhagen is the smartest city in Europe

07 Feb 2014  -  Society and living

Copenhagen has once again been named the smartest city in Europe by the American magazine Fast Company and the climate strategist Boyd Cohen. When it comes to innovation in infrastructure, technology and entrepreneurship, Copenhagen is taking the lead over cities such as Amsterdam, Paris and Stockholm.

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New bilingual private school in Copenhagen

06 Feb 2014  -  Society and living

In August 2014, the Institut Sankt Joseph in Copenhagen will be introducing a new bilingual education programme at both primary and secondary level following the Cambridge examinations curriculum.

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Copenhagen Airport looking to expand

05 Feb 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

A large-scale plan for expanding the capacity of Copenhagen Airport will make it capable of handling up to 40 million passengers over the next 25 years.

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Record year for Copenhagen Airport

27 Jan 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport celebrated its third consecutive record-breaking year in 2013 with 24.1 million passengers, an increase of 3.1%. In December, passenger numbers rose by as much as 5.3%.

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10 reasons why you should locate your business in Denmark

25 Jan 2014  -  Companies

The Danish daily business newspaper, Børsen, has asked Danish companies what they perceive to be Danish strongholds. The results identify 10 areas in which employees and companies in Denmark surpass their international competitors, according to the surveyed companies.

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New world record for Danish wind turbines

23 Jan 2014  -  Cleantech

Denmark is the first country ever to generate more than 50 per cent of its electricity from wind power over a whole month.

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The new European School Copenhagen is now accepting applications

22 Jan 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark’s new European School, which opens in August, is now accepting applications for school admission.

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Denmark tops list of the world's 10 most responsible governments

20 Jan 2014  -  Society and living

According to the annual Rule of Law Index conducted by the Washington-based World Justice Project, Denmark has the world’s most responsible government.

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The world’s most global wind turbine manufacturers are Danish

07 Jan 2014  -  Companies

According to the Danish Wind Industry Association, Vestas and Siemens Wind Power are the world’s most global wind turbine manufacturers. And Danish suppliers and subcontractors are also following suit.

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Denmark attracting world-class investment

06 Jan 2014  -  Business conditions

According to IBM’s 2013 Global Location Trends report, Denmark is second in the world at attracting valuable foreign investment. This high ranking confirms Denmark’s position as an attractive destination for knowledge-intensive investment.

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Danish cleantech wanted in Senegal

30 Dec 2013  -  Cleantech

In December, Senegal’s Ministry of Energy and Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster signed an MoU in Senegal’s capital Dakar. This is a tangible sign of the committed interest in Danish cleantech shown by Senegal.

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Improved access to loans for Danish entrepreneurs

23 Dec 2013  -  Business conditions

In a press release, the Danish Ministry of Business Affairs and Growth has announced that the partners behind the Danish Growth Plan have agreed to launch a new loan system for entrepreneurs ahead of schedule.

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GOD JUL OG GODT NYTÅR

22 Dec 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Vi vil gerne ønske alle en rigtig god jul og et godt nytår.

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Nye kræfter i Copenhagen Capacitys Investment Promotion afdeling

21 Dec 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

I løbet af 2013 sidste kvartal har vi i Copenhagen Capacity oprustet vores Investment Promotion afdeling. Vi håber I vil tage godt i mod vores nye medarbejdere.

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Copenhagen named European Green Capital

20 Dec 2013  -  Society and living

Copenhagen has won the prestigious European Green Capital award presented by the European Commission because of its excellence in combining sustainable solutions with growth and quality of life.

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Copenhagen Capacity udformer regional talentstrategi

20 Dec 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Vi skal tiltrække og fastholde de bedste i verden for at forblive de bedste. Sammen med erhvervsliv, vidensinstitutioner, offentlige myndigheder og interesseorganisationer i Region Hovedstaden vil Copenhagen Capacity udforme en regional talentstrategi, der skal sikre netop det.

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Danish energy system receives top marks

18 Dec 2013  -  Cleantech

The World Economic Forum has been comparing national energy systems and Denmark has taken first place in two out of three categories. The Danish energy system has been recognised for creating growth and development and for having a very high security of supply.

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