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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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Investors back to Denmark

25 Feb 2013  -  Economy

Foreign investment in Denmark is important for growth and job creation. A number of new initiatives are therefore being implemented which focus on how the country can become even more attractive to foreign investors.

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The next Silicon Valley

24 Feb 2013  -  ICT and high tech industries

Seven cities around the world are highlighted as the new hotspots for IT entrepreneurs by the U.S. business magazine Fortune. Copenhagen is on the list, and according to Fortune, Copenhagen is not the worst place you can go if you are an entrepreneur dreaming big dreams.

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Denmark ranked no. 1 in the world for commercial success potential

20 Feb 2013  -  Cleantech

Companies coming to Denmark can take advantage of sound infrastructure, efficient public authorities and a high degree of innovation, which makes Denmark an ideal business location, writes Børsen.

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Copenhagen Airport: most punctual in Northern Europe

20 Feb 2013  -  Location and infrastructure

Fresh figures from Flightstat show 86.2% of passengers departing from Copenhagen Airport in January took off on time. That makes the airport the most punctual in Northern Europe.

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The IFHP expands in Copenhagen

17 Feb 2013  -  Property and Construction

The International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP) is expanding its operations with a Copenhagen based office.

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Leading researchers bolster Copenhagen’s life science cluster

14 Feb 2013  -  Life Science

University of Copenhagen will soon be home to two top life science research teams, following two leading biotech professors each receiving a Euro 5.4 million grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Copenhagen’s strong life science cluster is an influential factor in making Copenhagen an attractive research destination, the professors say.

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Denmark is no. 9 on Bloomberg’s best countries for business 2013

14 Feb 2013  -  Economy

For the second year in a row, Bloomberg Rankings presents its global analysis of countries based on how attractive they are to business. Denmark has leapfrogged from last year's 17th space and is now number nine in Europe, only surpassed by the Netherlands and Germany.

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Copenhagen Capacity i nye klæder

13 Feb 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Copenhagen Capacity har fået nyt logo, nyt udseende og nyt website. Websitet giver udenlandske virksomheder og investorer et stærkt forbedret overblik over regionen og dens muligheder. Bl.a. præsenteres regionens seks største erhvervsklynger, som er defineret i tæt samarbejde med de 15 kommuner, der er en del af projekt Samarbejde om Proaktiv Investeringsfremme.

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Ny direktør for Talent

13 Feb 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Nikolaj Lubanski er ny direktør for Copenhagen Capacitys talentafdeling. Han står i spidsen for den indsats, der skal sikre, at Region Hovedstaden bliver endnu bedre til at tiltrække og fastholde internationale videnarbejdere, forskere og studerende – og dermed får bedre mulighed for at skabe udvikling og vækst.

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Goldman Sachs sender Danmark til tops

13 Feb 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

Storbanken Goldman Sachs udpeger Danmark som en global vinderøkonomi med Europas bedste underliggende konkurrencedygtighed. Danmark scorer bl.a. toppoint for sine effektive procedurer for opstart af virksomhed i landet.

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Silicon Valley er vilde med København

13 Feb 2013  -  Danske Nyheder

I januar besøgte Copenhagen Capacity, Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster og overborgmester Frank Jensen otte førende teknologivirksomheder i Silicon Valley. Målet var at tilbyde partnerskaber om udvikling og afprøvning af nye grønne teknologier for derved at tiltrække udenlandske investeringer og virksomheder. Fire uger efter har alle otte virksomheder vist opfølgende interesse, og de første møder er bekræftet.

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23 million passengers at Copenhagen Airport

08 Feb 2013  -  Location and infrastructure

Transporting 23.3 million passengers 2012, an increase of 2.7 per cent compared to 2011, Copenhagen Airport sets a new passenger record.

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Tripling of students from abroad

07 Feb 2013  -  Research & education

Copenhagen is a very popular destination for international students.

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The Nordic countries are the next supermodel

06 Feb 2013  -  Economy

According to the Economist, the Nordic countries – Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland – should serve as a role model for politicians across party colours.

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Denmark to Launch Offshore Wind Tenders, Timetable Now Ready

05 Feb 2013  -  Cleantech

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has published details of the tender process and the provisional timetable for the planned 1,500 MW of offshore wind power to be set up by 2020.

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Danish biotech join forces in new development centre

05 Feb 2013  -  Life Science

Danish biotech companies are internationally recognised for their world-leading research results. Now the pioneering development centre BIOPRO has opened in Kalundborg with the aim to make biotech production in Denmark even more competitive.

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