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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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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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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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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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Denmark is the happiest nation in the world

13 Sep 2013  -  Society and living

The UN’s second World Happiness Report confirms that Danes are the happiest people in the world. Denmark also took top spot in 2012.

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New Danish House of Green will showcase sustainable solutions

12 Sep 2013  -  Cleantech

Denmark’s first interactive visitor and exhibition centre for green solutions, the House of Green, is now open to the public. It was inaugurated on 5th September 2013 by H.R.H. Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, the Minister for Climate, Energy and Buildings, Martin Lidegaard, and the Minister for the Environment, Ida Auken.

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Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Copenhagen

09 Sep 2013  -  Society and living

Copenhagen will be hosting the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) announced last week.

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The GWA Corps put the welfare state on the agenda

06 Sep 2013  -  Goodwill Ambassador Corps

'Growing Copenhagen' was the theme of this year’s annual goodwill ambassador seminar. The seminar focused on the city's development, challenges and strengths, and especially the discussion paper "The future Danish Society Model" attracted attention.

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Barnaby travels to Copenhagen

05 Sep 2013  -  Creative and entertainment

Midsomer Murders, in Denmark known as ‘Barnaby’, travels to Copenhagen for a unique joint episode created with the producers of The Killing (Forbrydelsen).

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Danish Life Science network receives EU Gold Label

04 Sep 2013  -  Life Science

The Danish Innovation Network for Health & Life Sciences, Biopeople, has been awarded the Cluster Management Excellence Gold Label, the highest level a cluster organisation can reach in the European Union. Biopeople is the first European cluster organisation in the field of Health & Life Sciences to receive the award.

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GWA korpset sætter velfærdssamfundet på dagsordnen

30 Aug 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

’København i Vækst’ var temaet, som dannede rammen for det netop afsluttet årlige goodwill ambassadør seminar. Under den paraply blev der sat fokus på hovedstadens udvikling, udfordringer og styrkepositioner, og især debatoplægget ”Fremtiden Danske Samfundsmodel”, tiltrak opmærksomhed.

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