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Ports in Denmark to invest billions in expanding infrastructure and facilities

07 Apr 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

Danish ports are expected to invest EUR 8.3 billion (approx. $11.4 billion) in expansions that will secure the future of the ports not least within the container industry, the wind turbine sector, and maritime services in general.

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Hitachi to establish big data research laboratory in Denmark

03 Apr 2014  -  Companies

Japanese ICT giant wants to leverage Danish strongholds to develop innovative solutions for a sustainable society.

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The Capital Region of Denmark attracts attention at leading international real estate fair

02 Apr 2014  -  Copenhagen Capacity

At the recently-held MIPIM real estate fair, the leading international real estate exhibition and conference, Financial Times-owned fDi Intelligence appointed Copenhagen the most interesting small European region for foreign companies to invest in. The ranking is based on the ‘European Cities and Regions of the Future’ report, which measures the attractiveness of European regions and cities for investment purposes.

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Copenhagen Capacity Analysis: Copenhagen is 20 per cent less expensive for businesses compared to Stockholm

24 Mar 2014  -  Copenhagen Capacity

According to a recent analysis by Copenhagen Capacity, the Capital Region of Denmark is more attractive to investors than the Stockholm area, Amsterdam, Zurich and the South-East of England, including London.

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Copenhagen Capacity åbner døre i Sydafrika

20 Mar 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Sammen med Overborgmester Frank Jensen, var Copenhagen Capacitys adm. direktør Claus Lønborg i februar i Sydafrika for at åbne døre for danske virksomheder og tiltrække sydafrikanske virksomheder til København.

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Hovedstadsregionen får stor opmærksomhed på verdens største ejendomsmesse

19 Mar 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

På den nyligt afholdt MIPIM udstilling, verdens største messe for investeringer i fast ejendom og bymarkedsføring, kårede Financial Times-ejede fDi Intelligence København som det mest interessante område at investere i blandt små regioner i Europa. Kåringen er baseret på rapporten ’European Cities and Regions of the Future’, der måler europæiske regioner og byers attraktivitet i investeringsøjemed.

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Copenhagen Capacity Analyse: København er 20 procent billigere for virksomheder end Stockholm

18 Mar 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Hovedstadsregionen er mere interessant at investere i end både Stockholm-området, Amsterdam, Zürich og det sydøstlige Storbritannien, inklusive London, viser ny analyse lavet af Copenhagen Capacity.

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Copenhagen Capacity verdens mest innovative

17 Mar 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Med 1240 nye arbejdsplader i 2013 skabte Copenhagen Capacity endnu et flot resultat. Udover jobskabelsen blev Copenhagen Capacitys målrettet indsats også anerkendt, da Financial Times i 2013 kårede Copenhagen Capacity som den mest innovative investeringsfremmeorganisation i verden.

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AAA rating for Danish economy

13 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

The international agency Fitch Ratings once again assesses a stable outlook for Danish economy with a prime triple-A rating.

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Denmark takes second spot as innovation leader in the EU

11 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

Denmark has been ranked second on the Innovation Union Scoreboard 2014 published by the European Commission. This underlines Denmark’s position as an ‘Innovation Leader’ with innovation performance well above that of the EU average.

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Bright EU prognosis for Danish economy

10 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

A new report by the EU Commission predicts that 2014 could be the year the Danish economy reaches a turning point. According to the report, the Danish economy shows clear signs of improvement following the global financial crisis.

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Copenhagen to promote green solutions in South Africa

07 Mar 2014  -  Cleantech

South Africa is Africa’s economic powerhouse, and as its economy grows so too does its need for sustainable technology. Copenhagen can help with that, and for this reason the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, has been in South Africa to discuss Copenhagen’s green profile with the Lord Mayor of Cape Town and local firms during the fifth C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Mayors Summit.

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Copenhagen companies to help Milan towards green transition

05 Mar 2014  -  Cleantech

The Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, has signed a green co-operation agreement with Giuliano Pisapia, the Lord Mayor of Milan. Copenhagen companies are to help Milan become a better city for pedestrians and cyclists.

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Denmark is the best country for renewable energy investment

04 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

According to a new energy index, Denmark is currently the best country in the world for renewable energy investment and is taking the lead over countries such as China and Sweden.

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The Danish government makes it even easier to do business in Denmark

03 Mar 2014  -  Business conditions

According to the World Bank, Denmark is the fifth easiest place in the world to set up and do business. But business conditions could be even better and for that reason, the government is now launching 48 concrete initiatives to make life even easier for Danish companies and their employees.

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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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