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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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Copenhagen Capacity lander ny vækstaftale med Vækstforum Sjælland

29 Aug 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Copenhagen Capacity, der står i spidsen for et konsortium, som også inkluderer Invest in Denmark, Slagelse kommune og Næsted kommune, er glade for at kunne annoncere en ny vækstaftale med Vækstforum Sjælland.

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Danish fashion is successful abroad

28 Aug 2013  -  Creative and entertainment

International exports within the fashion industry bring in billions.

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Copenhagen Capacity bidrager til fastholdelse af 40 talenter

27 Aug 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Udenlandske virksomheder stod på spring for at kapre nogle af de medarbejdere, som IO Interactive desværre blev nødt til at opsige i juni.

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SAS opens new international routes from Jutland

27 Aug 2013  -  Location and infrastructure

SAS has opened two new international routes to Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, from the two major airports located in Jutland – Aalborg and Billund.

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Copenhagen Capacity - Ny direktør for Investment Promotion

26 Aug 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Copenhagen Capacity er glade for at kunne meddele, at Marianna Lubanski har sagt ja til jobbet som direktør for Investment Promotion & Klynger.

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Denmark to address climate change through active policymaking

26 Aug 2013  -  Society and living

A new catalogue of ides lays the foundations for a new climate change bill introduced by the Danish government during the upcoming session of parliament. These climate policy initiatives set out a variety of ways in which Denmark can reach its target of a 40% reduction in emissions by 2020.

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Kom til morgenmadsmøde med Ferring Pharmaceuticals

25 Aug 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Tirsdag den 10. september inviterer Copenhagen Capacity og Ferring Pharmaceuticals til morgenmadsmøde.

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Danish specialist to build waste wood-based power plant in Northern Ireland

10 Aug 2013  -  Cleantech

The Danish power plant specialist Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor (BWSC) has been chosen to build Northern Ireland's first biomass power plant.

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Millions earmarked for energy adventure with solar cells

07 Aug 2013  -  Cleantech

Earlier this year, the Government and the Unity Party earmarked millions of DKK on the 2013 Finance Act to develop the next Danish energy adventure. Recently, additional DKK 16.5 million were set aside for the project.

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Chinese five-year energy plan inspired by Danish thinking

04 Aug 2013  -  Cleantech

Danish thinking inspires China’s next five-year plan. Moreover, the Danish government recently signed an agreement with China's powerful National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

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Copenhagen’s Climate Adaptation Plan stands out internationally

25 Jul 2013  -  Cleantech

In a group of 1.000 nominations from more than 70 countries, the Copenhagen Climate Adaptation Plan is among the finalists for the world’s largest design award, INDEX: Award 2013.

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Record number of higher education applicants

22 Jul 2013  -  Research & education

The number of higher education applicants in 2013 is record high. Figures show that a total of 88,078 have applied for admission to a higher education programme. That is 7,312 more than the former record from 2012.

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New Danish innovation centres strengthen ties with international partners

18 Jul 2013  -  Location and infrastructure

Denmark is strengthening Danish innovation, research, growth and employment by developing closer relationships with research and development players in Brazil, India and South Korea.

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