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Danish-Korean business opportunities

25 May 2012  -  Companies

The Danish Minister for Business and Growth, Ole Sohn, recently met with the President of Korea to discuss opportunities for commercial cooperation.

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Denmark is third best in World Economic Forum’s Enabling Trade Index

24 May 2012  -  Economy

For the second year in a row, Denmark is ranked third best in World Economic Forum’s “Enabling Trade Index” that quantifies how institutions, politics and services support the free movement of goods and consequently create a good basis for trading. Only companies based in Singapore and Hong Kong have superior trade conditions.

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The plan has been made for a carbon neutral Copenhagen

23 May 2012  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen is now launching the plan which will enable it to realise its ambition of becoming the world's first CO2 neutral capital by 2025. The plan shows that the goal is realistic and economically viable, but it also needs support and investment from the citizens of Copenhagen and the private sector.

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Danish Pharma continues to strike gold

18 May 2012  -  Life Science

A Danish pharmaceutical product has been sold for more than DKK half a billion, writes markedsføring.dk

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Foreign enterprises dig Danish energy

16 May 2012  -  Cleantech

In 2011 Denmark exported wind turbines and expertise on energy to the tune of DKK 63.4 billion

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Microfinance for the unemployed in Copenhagen

15 May 2012  -  Society and living

The municipality of Copenhagen is introducing a new microfinance initiative for the unemployed, reports Danish Radio (DR)

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Novo Nordisk foundation donates massive amount to research

13 May 2012  -  Life Science

The Novo Nordisk foundation is donating DKK 280 million to Danish research and development

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Noma is still the world’s best restaurant

10 May 2012  -  Society and living

For the third year running, Noma in Denmark has been named the world’s best restaurant reports the Berlingske Tidende daily newspaper.

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Recent agreement on energy ignites biogas production

03 May 2012  -  Cleantech

Production of biogas is expected to increase following the successful energy agreement of March this year, resulting in more investments and employment, writes Ritzau Bureau.

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Copenhagen - Europe's new culinary capital

02 May 2012  -  Society and living

Copenhagen, the stylish Danish capital, is leading the way in the North European culinary revolution

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Small Danish island leads the way in local green energy

01 May 2012  -  Cleantech

EU taking notes on Samsø’s local green energy production, according to the Danish Radio website

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Positive figures for Danish industry investment

30 Apr 2012  -  Economy

Danish industry expects levels of investment to increase from eight percent in October 2011 to 25 percent in 2012, writes the Danish Chamber of Commerce

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Copenhagen Airport is named Best Airport in Northern Europe at World Airport Awards

26 Apr 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport has been named as the Best Airport in Northern Europe in the annual Skytrax passenger survey among 388 airports across the world.

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Skilled Danish tradesmen turn green

26 Apr 2012  -  Research & education

Supplementary training for skilled Danish tradesmen increases their competences in and awareness of green construction

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Record number of participants at EWEA 2012

25 Apr 2012  -  Cleantech

EWEA 2012 was held in Copenhagen last week and by Wednesday had already attracted a record number of participants.

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Danish Biotech spinning gold from food commodities

24 Apr 2012  -  Companies

One fifth of the global market in food commodity ingredients is controlled by Danish companies, writes Berlingske Business.

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Former Nokia employees to shape a digital revolution at Volvo

23 Apr 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

After an unsuccessful attempt to attract some of the former Nokia employees to Gothenburg, Volvo has chosen to establish its research and development centre for electronic equipment and instruments in Denmark, according to the Ingeniøren/Electronics website.

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Resolution Property and Saxo Bank set to invest €114 million into Copenhagen rental properties

20 Apr 2012  -  Companies

The joint venture between Resolution Property, the pan European real estate investor, and Saxo Properties, the property investment arm of Saxo Bank, has committed to purchase DKK 850 million (approximately €114 million) of properties in prime Copenhagen locations, writes Property Magazine International

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American IT giant acquires Danish Podio

19 Apr 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

Only a year after its official launch, the American IT giant Citrix has acquired the Danish IT entrepreneurial company Podio, writes the Danish daily newspaper, Business.dk.

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New venture fund for Danish start-ups

18 Apr 2012  -  Business conditions

'A new capital fund will soon be available for small Danish enterprises, according to the website of Danish Radio '

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