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More Ph. D. students to create knowledge, growth and prosperity

03 Sep 2012  -  Research & education

The Danish government’s new financial budget will further its ambitious plans to increase the number of PhD students, reports the Ministry for Research, Innovation and Tertiary Education.

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Additional 900 million DKK for higher education due to more students

30 Aug 2012  -  Research & education

The government has allocated 900 million DKK in the finance bill for the record number of students in higher education. The Minister for Higher Education has welcomed the large intake, which will be fully funded with the additional money, according to the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education in a press release.

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København kåret som Europas grønneste hovedstad

30 Aug 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

København har fået tildelt EU-Kommissionens prestigefyldte pris European Green Capital Award 2014. Den danske hovedstad modtager, blandt andre grunde, prisen for at få flere folk til at cykle og for byens ambitiøse mål om at blive CO2-neutral i 2025. Tidligere har Stockholm, Hamborg, Vitoria-Gasteiz og Nantes modtaget prisen.

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Tre profiler til CopCademy er ansat

30 Aug 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Den første generation af CopCademy er nu ansat. Tre kandidatstuderende fra henholdsvis Roskilde Universitetscenter, Copenhagen Business School og IT Universitetet i Købehavn vil frem til juni 2013 følge CopCademy’s et-årige talentprogram, hvor de bliver en del af Copenhagen Capacity’s faste medarbejderteam.

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København bør tiltrække mere udenlandsk talent

30 Aug 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Der er store gevinster at hente ved at få flere højtuddannede udlændinge ind i danske virksomheder. Især de små og mellemstore ansætter for få internationale videnarbejdere, viser en ny rapport som bl.a. Region Hovedstaden og Copenhagen Capacity står bag. Initiativet Copenhagen Talent Bridge skal bringe virksomheder og kloge hoveder sammen.

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Copenhagen Talent Bridge-sekretariat på plads

30 Aug 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Den landsdækkende indsats, der skal tiltrække og fastholde udenlandsk talent i Danmark, har sekretariat hos Copenhagen Capacity. Rammer og medarbejderteam er nu på plads, og de første initiativer er sat i gang.

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Newsweek: Copenhagen is world class

29 Aug 2012  -  Creative and entertainment

Newsweek puts Copenhagen in the elite of international cities, writes Danish Radio

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Organic matters

28 Aug 2012  -  Other industries

Denmark is celebrating its 25 year anniversary of becoming the first country to implement organic farming legislation, writes the National Association of Agriculture.

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Minister for Business and Growth set to strengthen cooperation with Asian shipping businesses

27 Aug 2012  -  Companies

Minister for Business and Growth, Ole Sohn, is travelling to Asia to sign a strategic cooperation agreement, and hopes to attract major Chinese shipping companies to Denmark, writes Danish daily newspaper, Berlingske.

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International schools are growing more popular

23 Aug 2012  -  Society and living

Enrolment in international primary schools in Denmark is increasing. According to the Confederation of Danish Industries, international schools are important in the battle for international talent, writes the Danish online newspaper 24timer.dk.

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Solar cells are expanding: the largest system in Scandinavia installed in Ballerup

23 Aug 2012  -  Cleantech

Scandinavia's largest solar cell system started production last week, writes Danish news site DR.dk. At 5,000 square metres, the system is almost the size of a football field and generates energy from the roof of the insurance company Topdanmark’s office building in Ballerup.

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Public initiative sends Danish enterprises to Silicon Valley

21 Aug 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

Five Danish IT companies will get the opportunity to build a network and propagate their technology in Silicon Valley, reports version2.dk.

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Workshop: Create business on growth markets

20 Aug 2012  -  Copenhagen Capacity

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Tourism from emerging markets exceeds rapidly

17 Aug 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

Tourism from the large growth markets, in particular China, is increasing significantly. The flight connection between Copenhagen and Shanghai that was inaugurated earlier this year is generally believed to be a very supporting factor in this development, and the full potential in terms of tourism to Denmark is far from realised, writes Politiken daily newspaper.

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Copenhagen Metro is a success in Saudi-Arabia

16 Aug 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

The Metro in Copenhagen has won several awards. Its design and construction have been exported to many parts of the world, including Saudi-Arabia, where it is very popular, writes Politiken daily newspaper.

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Femern Belt provides business opportunities

15 Aug 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

The Femern Belt connection provides unique business opportunities for the logistics and transport industry, which a small seminar arranged by Copenhagen Capacity will look into, writes Danish online media idag.dk

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Copenhagen Fashion Week breaks the record – again

14 Aug 2012  -  Creative and entertainment

Copenhagen Fashion Week has done it again.

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Denmark wants to head Europe’s new smart grid

09 Aug 2012  -  Cleantech

Denmark should take a lead position in developing a new pan-European electricity grid, says the Danish government.

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Copenhagen Capacity: Denmark needs more Chinese investments

06 Aug 2012  -  Economy

In a debate contribution in Danish daily newspaper Børsen, Copenhagen Capacity's chairman of the board Peter Højland explains the importance of a Danish long-term, continuous business policy strategy. Denmark particularly needs to focus efforts on attracting Chinese investments, businesses, tourists and talent to Denmark - rather than primarily aiding initiatives to and in China.

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Never before have so many been admitted to a higher education

02 Aug 2012  -  Research & education

The path to new knowledge and improved job opportunities has been cleared for a record-high number of young Danes. This Monday, a total of 60,537 coming students received a letter, affirming that they have been admitted to a higher education, writes the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education.

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