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Denmark invests EUR 45.6 billion in infrastructure

17 Apr 2013  -  Location and infrastructure

Over the next ten years no less than 45.6 billion euros will be invested in infrastructure in Denmark. This is according to new calculations, carried out by the Danish newspaper, Børsen.

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Top Chinese university chooses the University of Copenhagen for research centre

16 Apr 2013  -  Research & education

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the Fudan University in China are to collaborate on a new centre opening on 16 April 2013 at the University of Copenhagen. The Fudan-European Centre for Modern and Comparative China Studies will be the first of its kind in Europe with a focus on research into the interaction between China and Europe.

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Veloverstået MIPIM-messe

04 Apr 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

I marts deltog Copenhagen Capacity som vanligt ved verdens største ejendomsmesse MIPIM i Cannes. Branchen har genvundet optimismen, og Copenhagen Capacitys havde besøg af flere interesserede internationale investorer på sin populære stand, der havde næsten lige så mange partnere og sponsorer som før finanskrisen.

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Ny sekretariatschef for GWA

04 Apr 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador Corps (GWA) har fået ny sekretariatschef. Charlotte Nilausen kommer fra et job med stor international berøringsflade, og hun glæder sig til arbejdet med at markedsføre København.

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Cisco deltager i to smart city-projekter i København

04 Apr 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

I januar besøgte Københavns overborgmester, Copenhagen Capacity og Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster Silicon Valley for at markedsføre Københavns smart city-kompetencer og –muligheder. Amerikanske Cisco har nu været på genbesøg, og to pilotprojekter inden for smart borgerservice er planlagt til gavn for Københavns borgere og turister.

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Denmark ranks among the leading innovative EU Member States

04 Apr 2013  -  Research & education

Denmark has been placed third in the EU’s annual innovation ranking. This third place underlines the toughness of international competition and the need for an even stronger Danish innovation system.

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Danish chef wins the world sushi championship

28 Mar 2013  -  Society and living

Earlier this month Pepe Anevski, chef at the Copenhagen restaurant Umami, won the World Sushi Cup 2013.

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Set up a business in half an hour

25 Mar 2013  -  Other industries

The Danish Business Authority has had great success with its digital registration, which makes it easier to set up a business in Denmark.

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Denmark once again wins at MIPIM

22 Mar 2013  -  Property and Construction

Denmark has again won one of the prestigious MIPIM Awards which are often compared to the film industry’s Palme d'Or. The award was given at MIPIM, one of the world's largest real estate fairs in Cannes, which took place last week.

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Danish wind turbines reach a record

22 Mar 2013  -  Cleantech

For the second time in two months the Danish wind turbines reached a production record when they sent 3,987 megawatts into the electricity grid.

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Harvard applauses Danish high-tech money locomotive

19 Mar 2013  -  ICT and high tech industries

Researchers from Harvard Business School have visited the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation to explore its accomplishments and importance. They applaud the Foundation for successfully linking research and business.

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Fitch maintains Danish AAA rating

18 Mar 2013  -  Economy

Denmark's debtor credibility retains top "AAA" rating by the credit rating agency Fitch, and the prospects are still regarded as stable by the Institute Bloomberg News reports.

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Denmark hunts for international property investors

13 Mar 2013  -  Property and Construction

Focus on foreign investor relations will be intense when a large number of Danish real estate professionals visit Cannes to participate in Europe’s leading property fair MIPIM.

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The Capital Region buys soil contamination test site

12 Mar 2013  -  Property and Construction

The Capital Region of Denmark has purchased a contaminated lot to serve as an international innovation laboratory for handling of soil and groundwater contamination.

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Kina får fornyet fokus

11 Mar 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Verdens næststørste økonomi Kina laver oversøiske investeringer i et eksplosivt tempo. Bare ikke i Danmark, som er blandt EU's ringeste til at tiltrække kinesiske investeringer. Det vil Copenhagen Capacity ændre med sin Kina-strategi, der nu tager både form og fart.

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1374 nye job i 2012

11 Mar 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

1374. Så mange nye job skabte Copenhagen Capacity i 2012. Dermed slår Copenhagen Capacity lige præcis sin egen rekord fra 2011 og fortsætter den kurs, som sidste år rakte til en førsteplads blandt en række byer, København sammenligner sig med.

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Copenhagen Capacity in new design

07 Mar 2013  -  Copenhagen Capacity

Copenhagen Capacity has a new logo, a new look and a new website. The website gives foreign companies and investors an improved overview of business opportunities in the Copenhagen Region, including the region's six largest industry clusters.

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Tough competition awaits Danish cleantech companies

01 Mar 2013  -  Cleantech

Global competition could eventually become a problem for Danish cleantech companies, according to experts.

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Government growth plan for design and creative industries

27 Feb 2013  -  Creative and entertainment

The Danish government has launched a growth plan for the creative and design industries. The plan sets out to strengthen the creative business potential to create growth and jobs, as well as sharpen Denmark’s international profile.

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Attracting promising international entrepreneurs to Denmark

26 Feb 2013  -  Other industries

A new Danish entrepreneurial initiative has been introduced in an attempt to attract foreign entrepreneurs to Denmark. Foreign entrepreneurs contribute to growth and job creation and bring international expertise to the domestic entrepreneurial environment. Besides growth and job creation, the initiative aims to promote Denmark as one of the best places in the world to start a business.

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