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International communications agency moves from Sweden to Denmark

19 Nov 2013  -  Copenhagen Capacity

EHRENBERG Kommunikation moved their Nordic Headquarter from Malmö to Copenhagen to get easier access to skilled labour and benefit from a greater market potential in Denmark.

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Denmark in top 10 of countries with digital natives

18 Nov 2013  -  Society and living

Denmark performs well in a new world ranking of young people's use of the Internet, writes videnskab.dk. This is important as IT-savvy young people are the future.

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IO Interactive and Copenhagen Talent Bridge host successful job fair

15 Nov 2013  -  Other industries

Copenhagen Talent Bridge was pleased to help, when IO Interactive recently held a job fair for those of the IO Interactive employees who were given notice this past summer. And the fair was a great success as IO Interactive and Copenhagen Talent Bridge succeeded in finding new employment for 21 of the roughly 60 people who participated.

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Halvdelen af nye, udenlandske talenter vil blive i Danmark

14 Nov 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Dygtige udenlandske studerende er millioner værd for Danmark, hvis de bliver her i landet. Og det siger halvdelen af de senest ankomne internationale studerende allerede i en ny undersøgelse, at de planlægger at gøre. 150 af de unge talenter har netop sagt ja til at markedsføre Danmark – bl.a. med en række professionelt producerede reklamefilm, der netop er blevet færdige.

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Copenhagen is among the cheapest cities in the world

08 Nov 2013  -  Business conditions

A new analysis from fDi Benchmark of 48 capitals around the world shows that Copenhagen is placed as number 36. This placing means that the city is among the cheapest when it comes to businesses’ rent as rent costs in Copenhagen are in line with the Romanian capital Bucharest.

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Denmark once again ranked as best place in Europe to do business

07 Nov 2013  -  Business conditions

Companies looking for a good business environment should not hesitate to choose Denmark. For the third time in a row, the World Bank ranks Denmark as the best place in Europe to do business.

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Denmark receives international climate award

31 Oct 2013  -  Cleantech

Denmark receives WWF’s most prestigious award, Gift to the Earth, for inspiring leadership with the world’s most ambitious targets within renewable energy and climate.

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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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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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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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