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Ny ambassadør for København

30 Oct 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Den danske topchef for højttalervirksomheden B&W i Kina, Lars Hundborg, har fået en lille fjer i hatten. Han er netop udnævnt til nyt medlem af Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador Corps.

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New ambassador for Copenhagen

30 Oct 2013  -  Goodwill Ambassador Corps

The Danish CEO of the speaker company B&W in China Lars Hundborg has just been appointed as a new member of the Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador Corps.

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Denmark values waste as a resource

26 Oct 2013  -  Cleantech

The Danish Ministry of the Environment launches resource strategy for Denmark. More recycling and less incineration are the main points in the new strategy.

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Copenhagen Capacity granted directorship in the fDi Association

24 Oct 2013  -  Copenhagen Capacity

Copenhagen Capacity is granted a directorship in the exclusive fDi Association.

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Copenhagen Capacity is the world's most innovative investment promotion agency

23 Oct 2013  -  Copenhagen Capacity

Copenhagen Capacity has been awarded the world's most innovative regional investment promotion agency in the Global IPA Innovation Awards 2013 - an award initiated by Financial Times (fDi Intelligence).

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Copenhagen to host congress on global challenges and sustainable solutions

22 Oct 2013  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen has been chosen as host city of next year’s IARU Sustainability Science Congress. The congress invites experts across disciplines to break down academic barriers and jumpstart a broader collaboration on sustainable solutions relevant for society.

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World famous actor's foundation grants DKK 5.5 million to Danish Parkinson's research

18 Oct 2013  -  Life Science

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) donates DKK 5.5 million to two Danish research projects on Parkinson's disease by the pharmaceutical company Lundbeck.

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Global pharma company to invest in Danish R&D project

15 Oct 2013  -  Life Science

The Danish biotech company Gubra is to collaborate with the medical giant Sanofi on the development of new peptide-based drugs.

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Green light for European School in 2014

10 Oct 2013  -  Society and living

On Friday, the City of Copenhagen announced that financing for the construction of the new school has been approved. This means that the European School will be open for its first pupils after next year’s summer holiday, writes the Berlingske newspaper.

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DTU establishes new international research centre

08 Oct 2013  -  Research & education

A multi-million EUR donation from the Villum Foundation has paved the way for establishing a leading international research centre at the Technical University of Denmark, DTU. DTU Civil Engineering, DTU Mechanical Engineering and DTU Wind Energy are the driving forces behind the new centre.

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DKK 1.5 billion Innovation Fund to create new jobs

07 Oct 2013  -  Research & education

A new consolidated fund will make it easier for businesses to navigate innovation subsidies. At the same time, the fund aims to ensure that public investment in research and development will lead to greater success in overcoming the challenges facing society, whilst also creating growth and jobs.

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Mongolia wants Danish energy solutions

03 Oct 2013  -  Cleantech

Large parts of Mongolia's energy sector are out-dated and cannot supply sufficient heat or electricity to the population. The Mongolian government is now looking at Danish energy solutions to help the country.

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Danish government presents new railway strategy

01 Oct 2013  -  Location and infrastructure

The Danish government is planning to invest DKK 27.5 billon in a swifter and greener public transport system by 2025. New electric high-speed rail lines will strengthen Denmark’s infrastructure and decrease travel time between the major Danish cities.

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CCC årsdag - Når byerne tager cleantech-førertrøjen på

30 Sep 2013  -  Cleantech

Den 23. oktober slår Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster dørene op for deres 4. årsdag. Temaet for dette års konference er bæredygtige løsninger for byer i et globalt og lokalt perspektiv.

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Copenhagen Capacity går til de internationale investorer på ejendomsmesserne

30 Sep 2013  -  Property and Construction

I år har Copenhagen Capacity intensiveret sit fokus på den danske bygge- og ejendomsbranche med en målrettet indsats over for internationale investorer på Expo Real i München den 7-10. oktober.

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Barnaby rejser til København

30 Sep 2013  -  Creative and entertainment

Når den engelske krimiserie Barnaby for 100. gang ruller over skærmene i 240 forskellige lande, er det i København mordgåden skal løses. Med støtte fra den ny-etablerede Københavns Film Fond er det lykkedes at få den populære serie til vores hovedstad.

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New long-haul routes to the US to bring Denmark DKK 61 million in extra turnover

22 Sep 2013  -  Location and infrastructure

Norwegian's two new direct routes from Copenhagen to Los Angeles and New York will benefit the Danish economy by 33,000 more American tourists annually and an additional DKK 61 million in turnover.

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Copenhagen has Scandinavia's best university

19 Sep 2013  -  Research & education

The University of Copenhagen is the best university in the Nordic countries. That is the conclusion of the QS World University Rankings from its international ranking of the world's foremost universities.

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Copenhagen awarded Climate Leadership Prize

18 Sep 2013  -  Cleantech

The city of Copenhagen has won the Carbon Measurement and Planning category in a new Leadership Prize Award as a result of its comprehensive and targeted carbon reduction master plan, the CPH 2025 Climate Plan. Copenhagen aims to become the first carbon neutral capital city by 2025.

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Danish companies among the world’s most innovative

17 Sep 2013  -  Research & education

A new analysis conducted by the international business magazine, Forbes, places Coloplast, Carlsberg and Novo Nordisk among the 100 most innovative companies in the world. Furthermore, the rankings make Denmark the Nordic leader in innovation.

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