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To millioner til international markedsføring af Hovedstadsregionen

04 Dec 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Hovedstadens Vækstforum har bevilget to millioner kroner til international markedsføring af Hovedstadsregionen. Målet er, at internationale investorer tænker på København og Hovedstadsregionen hele året og ikke bare fire dage i marts, hvor ejendomsmessen MIPIM finder sted i Cannes.

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København får sin egen energimesse

04 Dec 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Den 23.-25. maj 2013 åbner Danmarks første ”all energy” energimesse, Energy Europe, i Bella Center. Messen har national og international opbakning og skal styrke Danmarks position som verdensførende inden for vedvarende energi og cleantech. Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster har bidraget aktivt til at gøre matchmaking til en del af messens tilbud for at sikre værdiskabende samarbejder.

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EU: Danmark er førende på innovation

04 Dec 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Danmark får topkarakterer i Europa-Kommissionens Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2012. Topplaceringen som ”innovationsleder” tilskrives primært hovedstadsregionen, som har en højtuddannet arbejdsstyrke, innovative små og mellemstore virksomheder og et stærkt offentlig-privat samarbejde om forskning og udvikling.

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Danmark – fortid eller fremtid?

04 Dec 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Hvordan sikrer Danmark sin fremtidige succes, vækst og velfærd? I denne vigtige debat stilles der i dag for få gode spørgsmål og gives for mange nemme svar, mener Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador Corps og DARE2network, som står bag den nye bog ”Havfrue dialogen”. Med input fra over 40 danske og internationale personligheder gør bogen status over Danmark i 2012 og undersøger, hvor vi er på vej hen.

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New cleantech collaboration between Denmark and Sweden

30 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

Green Cooperation Denmark-Sweden is leading the way to green solutions in the Øresund Region. Delegations from all over the world travel to the Øresund Region to experience sustainable solutions within energy, climate and the environment. A new initiative will ensure that foreign delegations get the opportunity to visit both Danish and Swedish cleantech solutions on the same study trip.

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Copenhagen awarded IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge Grant

28 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen has been awarded IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge 2013. A group of experts will deliver recommendations on how to make the city smarter and more effective.

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770 million DKK (€103 million) for new research and innovation

27 Nov 2012  -  Research & education

The Government, the Unity Party and the Liberal Alliance have agreed on new funding for strategic research within food, the environment, health and production, as well as for independent research and innovation in 2013.

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Youth Goodwill Ambassadors of Denmark

26 Nov 2012  -  Copenhagen Capacity

The youth ambassadors participate in a professional talent development program, which helps give them thorough insight into the Danish society, Danish business, politics and culture, particularly in the areas of: Innovation, Balance and Green Nation.

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Copenhagen is the smartest city in Europe

23 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen is the smartest city in Europe according to Boyd Cohen’s ranking of cities in Europe that are working the hardest to create the most advanced urban landscapes.

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Copenhagen invests in commuter bikes with GPS

21 Nov 2012  -  Society and living

Next year, Danish politicians are planning to introduce new commuter bikes as substitutes for the old city bikes.

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Smart city Kalundborg has been launched

20 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

The partners behind the pioneer project Smart City Kalundborg have initiated a 3-year partnership. The partnership will test and develop solutions to be able to ensure an intelligent use of energy in order to realize Denmark’s major ambitions within wind, sun and biomass.

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EU: Denmark is innovation leader

16 Nov 2012  -  Companies

Denmark comes top in the European Commission’s Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2012. The ranking “Innovation leader” is mainly due to the strong performance of the Copenhagen Region, which offers a highly educated work force, innovative SMEs, and strong public-private collaboration in R&D.

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Boston Consulting Group’s e-Intensity Index 2012 ranks Denmark second in the world

14 Nov 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

The Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) e-Intensity Index measures online enablement, expenditure and engagement to provide an overall assessment of the internet activity worldwide. Like in 2011, Denmark tops BCG’s the index, only surpassed by South Korea.

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Copenhagen's seawater cooling delivers energy and carbon savings

13 Nov 2012  -  Society and living

With summer temperatures that rarely exceed the mid-20s Celsius, Copenhagen is not an obvious research and development hub for air-conditioning solutions.

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Companies pursue new offshore adventures

07 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

An increasing number of Danish companies are exploring opportunities in the thriving offshore industry. Companies that traditionally operate in sectors outside the oil, gas and wind industry, but now see the high growth rates in the offshore industries as an incentive to find fresh fields.

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250 million travelers across the Øresund Bridge

05 Nov 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

From the opening day till the end of September 2012, 250 million travelers have crossed the Øresund Bridge by car and train.

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Denmark keeps financial top-ranking

02 Nov 2012  -  Business conditions

The international credit rating agency Standard & Poor has rated Denmark’s credit standing and the result could not have been any better.

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Copenhagen Entertainment kortlægger kreativt vækstpotentiale

01 Nov 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Copenhagen Capacity etablerede i 2008 projekt Copenhagen Entertainment, som i de sidste fire år har skabt job og vækst i den danske tv-, film- og computerspilbranche. Projektet nærmer sig sin afslutning og peger med Vækstplan 2020 på seks anbefalinger til fortsat vækst, herunder en samlende indsats, der kan koordinere og styrke entertainment-området fremadrettet. Det vil dog kræve yderligere medfinansiering.

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17 millioner kroner til bioenergi i Region Sjælland

01 Nov 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Hvordan udnytter Region Sjælland sine bioenergi-ressourcer optimalt? Det har projekt Biowatt rejst 17 millioner kroner til at afdække i de kommende to år. Resultaterne skal bruges til at omstille energiproduktionen i Regionens kommuner og til at opbygge en kompetenceprofil, der brander Region Sjælland over for udenlandske investorer.

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København førende i Europa på at skabe grønne job

31 Oct 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

København er blandt verdens førende på grøn vækst. Det viser konklusionerne i en endnu ikke offentliggjort rapport fra OECD, som bliver den første i en række, der afdækker regioners evne til at omstille økonomien til grøn vækst og jobskabelse. Rapportens konklusioner og anbefalinger blev præsenteret af OECD den 8. oktober i forbindelse med Global Green Growth Forum 2012.

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