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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Baltic Sea Region Investor’s Guide praises Copenhagen

14 Sep 2012  -  Business conditions

'The Baltic Sea Region Investor’s Guide 2012-2013 highlights Denmark and Copenhagen in particular as a premier business location, providing great opportunities within life science, cleantech and ICT and easy access to Scandinavia and Northern Europe. '

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Germany shows interest in Danish energy solutions

14 Sep 2012  -  Cleantech

Germany’s decision to terminate all nuclear facilities by 2022 has great potential for Danish small and medium-sized enterprises, explains the Danish Institute of Technology to Danish Radio

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Danish universities forging ties with Japan

12 Sep 2012  -  Life Science

Danish researchers are set to receive funding from the Japanese medical group, Shionogi. Five Danish universities have joined forces with Shionogi in order to carry out a number of research projects, reports the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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200 DKK Maersk millions for new international school

07 Sep 2012  -  Society and living

The A.P. Møller General Fund has donated DKK 200 million for a new international school in Copenhagen. That is great news for Denmark’s business life and competitiveness, writes business.dk.

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Governor of Fukushima looks to Danish wind turbines

04 Sep 2012  -  Cleantech

After the tsunami disaster, Japan is seeking Danish cleantech solutions to establish domestic wind power facilities, reports the Ritzau Bureau

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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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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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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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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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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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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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