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Air traffic from Finland to CPH is increasing

09 Oct 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

The air bridge between Finland and Copenhagen Airport is a success for the airport, Denmark, and the 400,000 Finnish Blue1 and SAS passengers, who have been through Copenhagen Airport in 2012 to date. This figure is an increase of 24 per cent compared to 2011.

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Danish investments peak in Europe

09 Oct 2012  -  Economy

Denmark is the European country where funds donate the most money to new businesses. That is a sign of growth, reports business.dk.

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Danish entrepreneurship is booming

09 Oct 2012  -  Research & education

For the sixteenth time, the global auditing company Ernst & Young awards the prize Danish Entrepreneur of the Year. This year a record-setting 1.000 companies have qualified for the competition illustrating that Danish entrepreneurship is thriving, reports the Danish Chamber of Commerce

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Copenhagen leads Europe at creating green jobs

09 Oct 2012  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen is a global leader in green growth, according to the first in a series of OECD reports detailing the capacity of different regions to create jobs and move toward a green economy. The OECD presented the report’s conclusions and recommendations at the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF), held in Copenhagen.

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Denmark’s Environment Minister signs green co-operation agreement

08 Oct 2012  -  Society and living

Denmark has signed an agreement with South Korea to strengthen the co-operation within environmental technology, writes csr.dk.

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Top researchers receive DKK 210 million

05 Oct 2012  -  Research & education

27 top researchers have been awarded DKK 210 million by the Independent Research Committee (DFF). The prestigious Sapere Aude fundings will ensure new and important knowledge in a variety subjects.

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CBS establishes Maersk professorship

04 Oct 2012  -  Research & education

The A.P. Moller Foundation has granted DKK 40 million to a special entrepreneurial professorship at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) with the objective to create an environment for entrepreneurship. The foundation has never before granted money for operating expenses.

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Anholt offshore wind farm is now producing wind electricity

02 Oct 2012  -  Cleantech

The first wind turbine in Denmark's largest offshore wind farm has started to deliver green electricity, writes epn.dk.

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Copenhagen is the 8th smartest city in the world

01 Oct 2012  -  Society and living

Crunching a list of variables about innovation and sustainability, Boyd Cohen, Ph.D., LEED AP, a climate strategist helping to lead communities, cities and companies on the journey towards a low carbon economy, has ranked the world’s smartest cities.

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Steensen & Varming genetablerer sig i København

28 Sep 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Efter godt et årti uden aktiviteter i Danmark har australske Steensen & Varming nu igen etableret sig i København. På kontoret på Nørrebro vil det rådgivende ingeniørfirma, der blandt andet har været med til at bygge Operahuset i Sydney, fremover beskæftige otte medarbejdere.

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Japansk kapital styrker dansk lægemiddelforskning

28 Sep 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Danske lægemiddelforskere kan nu få deres forskning finansieret af den japanske medicinalkoncern Shionogi. En af de afgørende grunde til den japanske interesse er Medicon Valley, som Shionogi kalder en af de bedst kendte biotekklynger i Europa.

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København skal tiltrække flere internationale studerende

28 Sep 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

De seneste ti år er antallet af internationale studerende i Danmark tredoblet til 10.700. Globalt tiltrækker Danmark dog kun 0,5 % af de internationale studerende, som udgør et stort potentiale for dansk eksport. Gode rammevilkår og internationale netværk kan tiltrække og fastholde flere i fremtiden.

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Fukushima kigger mod København efter grønne energiløsninger

28 Sep 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Den 27. august havde København besøg af en delegation fra den tsunami-ramte Fukushima-region. Delegationen var ledet af Fukushimas guvernør og målet var at få inspiration til Fukushimas fremtidige omstilling til grøn energi.

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GWA korpset vil styrke dansk konkurrenceevne

28 Sep 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

l august mødtes Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador Corps for at styrke Københavns globale position. Danmarks konkurrenceevne var et vigtigt punkt på agendaen, og en hvidbog kommer nu med anbefalinger til, hvordan Danmark bliver mere konkurrencedygtigt.

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Beijing and Copenhagen signs ambitious partnership on sustainable cities

27 Sep 2012  -  Business conditions

Yesterday, at City Hall in Copenhagen, the Vice Mayor of Beijing, Mr. Chen Gang, and the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Mr. Frank Jensen, signed a Memorandum of Understanding. With the memorandum, the two cities promise each other a close collaboration on sustainability in planning and construction.

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Novo Nordisk is one of the best work places in the world

27 Sep 2012  -  Companies

Novo Nordisk ranks fourth in recent survey of the best work places worldwide, writes business.dk

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Copenhagen stands out in European climate race

24 Sep 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

According to a new report from Accenture and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) among 22 European cities, the Danish capital is a frontrunner in setting up climate targets and reduction of CO2.

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Danish music industry contributes DKK 4.7 billion to GDP

21 Sep 2012  -  Other industries

After the annual statements for the Danish music sector have been added up, it turns out that festivals and music hubs are doing pretty good business, writes the Berlingske Tidende daily newspaper

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Commercial director: 20.000 new jobs in Copenhagen by 2020

20 Sep 2012  -  Society and living

The new commercial director of Copenhagen Municipality, Janus Krarup, wants greater entrepreneurship in Copenhagen, reports the Berlingske Tidende daily newspaper.

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Education pays off

18 Sep 2012  -  Research & education

Denmark’s investments in education yield results. Highly educated persons more often avoid unemployment and stay employed during the economic crisis. That is the clear conclusion of the OECD publication Education at a Glance 2012.

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