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Doing business in Denmark will soon be even easier

25 Jun 2013  -  Business conditions

Last week, the Danish Government introduced 41 specific initiatives that will make it even easier to do business in Denmark.

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Ny direktør for Copenhagen Film Fund

25 Jun 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

I starten af året blev den nye Copenhagen Film Fund en realitet. Nu er der blevet sat navn på fondens direktør, der til daglig vil sætte sig i sin stol hos Copenhagen Capacity

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Copenhagen Capacity hjælper softwarefirma og skaber 25 arbejdspladser

24 Jun 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Dream Broker valgte København over svensk lokation, da de skulle beslutte sig hvor i Norden, de ville placere deres næste kontor. Dermed er jorden sået til 25 arbejdspladser

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New district cooling plant makes Copenhagen greener

21 Jun 2013  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen’s newly opened district cooling plant will be supplying sustainable air conditioning to Copenhagen City Hall and several large companies nearby. Department stores, museums, hotels, and offices had to cool off their buildings, and server rooms by means of their own electric cooling system, whereas they now have the option of choosing climate-friendly district cooling which means fewer expenses and a cleaner Copenhagen.

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Farvel

21 Jun 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Det var med sorg og chok at Copenhagen Capacity modtog meddelelsen om, at vores nære kollega Ruth Klyver pludseligt var afgået ved døden den 26. maj 2013

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Danes are fond of the Danish business life

18 Jun 2013  -  Companies

The Danes’ view on Danish companies is positive despite accusations of tax evasion. That is the conclusion from a new EU study which indicates that the Danes by far have the most positive view on business.

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Copenhagen ranked no 1 as the most livable city

17 Jun 2013  -  Society and living

Since 2007, the lifestyle magazine Monocle has published its annual list of livable cities, named "The Most Livable Cities Index". It presents 25 top locations for quality of life. This year Copenhagen took the prize.

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Ramboll helps realising the world's most advanced telescope

16 Jun 2013  -  ICT and high tech industries

The construction of a new and ultra-advanced telescope will make it possible for astronomers to search for planets where life may exist. Ramboll has been chosen as consultant for the procurement and construction process.

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SEED Capital is the second most active investor in Europe

10 Jun 2013  -  Companies

According to a new report, the Danish venture fund SEED Capital is the second most active investor in Europe with no fewer than 13 investments in the last quarter of 2012.

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Denmark beats European record in digital communication with the public

09 Jun 2013  -  Society and living

A benchmark from the European Commission shows that Denmark is at the forefront when it comes to the use of digital solutions. 46 per cent of the European respondents have been in contact with public authorities via digital solutions during 2012. In Denmark, the number is 64 per cent, which is European record.

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Large-scale Copenhagen cloudburst mitigation plans

07 Jun 2013  -  Society and living

Less flooding and more blue and green recreational areas. This is the ambition for the cloudburst mitigation plans in the Danish capital. The innovative plans provide a view into the future for cities around the world, says expert.

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The UN locates new climate centre in Copenhagen

06 Jun 2013  -  Cleantech

The UN City on Marmormolen in Copenhagen which was recently built will also house the domicile of UN's new Centre for Climate Technology (CTCN), says Minister for Development Cooperation Christian Friis Bach (R), in a press release.

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Danish researchers pave the way for molecular super glue

03 Jun 2013  -  Research & education

A new method which enables the combination of metals and plastics at a molecular level has been developed by Danish researchers. This ‘molecular glue’ forms strong and tight sealing bonds between materials that would not otherwise stick together.

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Christian IV’s stock exchange for sale for several million euros

30 May 2013  -  Property and Construction

Børsen, the distinctive old stock exchange in the centre of Copenhagen right next to the parliament at Christiansborg, is for sale and the hunt for a new owner has begun.

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Microsoft to be part of great Danish Knowledge City project

22 May 2013  -  Companies

Close collaboration between Danica Pension, Lyngby-Taarbæk municipality and Microsoft ensures a new magnificent domestic and non-residential construction in the town centre of Lyngby. Microsoft’s new domicile in Denmark will be situated there, and the project will set completely new standards for integrated urban living.

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Danish district heating for 1.8 million Chinese citizens

20 May 2013  -  Cleantech

Cowi and Danfoss will implement the first large-scale district heating system in China for several million EUR over a period of three years. The district heating solution utilizes excess heat from a local steel plant.

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Kommuner i hovedstadsregionen styrker regionens erhvervsklynger

16 May 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Et længerevarende fokus på lavenergibyggeri i Egedal Kommune samt Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommunes mål om i 2020 at være en af Nordeuropas førende vidensbyer giver styrke til erhvervsklynger i hovedstadsregionen og øger dermed den internationale konkurrencekraft.

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Scion DTU strengthens green entrepreneurs’ business

16 May 2013  -  Cleantech

Yet another important part of Denmark’s campaign to go green has fallen into place: a Green Entrepreneur House. For the first time, specific services have been brought together to support the development of green entrepreneurs. The services are also targeted to make sure that these entrepreneurs develop into successful Danish companies.

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22% increase in number of highly educated foreigners in Copenhagen

13 May 2013  -  Research & education

The number of foreigners in Copenhagen with a Master’s degree or PhD has grown by 22 percent over the last five years. This is increasing the productivity of local businesses by up to 15 percent and creating growth in the Capital Region of Denmark.

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The Capital Region of Denmark responsible for 78% of business investment in research and development

10 May 2013  -  Companies

Recent figures from Statistics Denmark show that companies in the Capital Region of Denmark invested more than 1.4 billion EUR in research and development in 2011. This represents 78 percent of total corporate investment nationwide.

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