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More IT employees on Danish soil

03 Apr 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

Denmark is expanding its employment capacity in IT

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Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster contributes to roundtable discussion on Greening China’s cities of tomorrow

02 Apr 2012  -  Cleantech

Understanding China, Friends of Europe and EUROCHAMBRES hosted a high level roundtable in Brussels on 8 March 2012. The subject of the discussions was ‘Greening China’s cities of tomorrow’, and Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster was invited to contribute to this important debate

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Delegation from Turkey with strong ambitions visits Complex Cleantech Solutions (CCS) in Copenhagen

29 Mar 2012  -  Cleantech

The delegation has strong green growth ambitions. With € 24 Bn to develop various sectors, they wished to learn more about Danish cleantech activities and looked to Copenhagen Complex Cleantech Solutions (CCS) for inspiration on sustainability

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New Finnish air routes will create 400 jobs in Denmark

28 Mar 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

Travellers to and from Finland will now be travelling via Copenhagen instead of Helsinki. SAS-owned Finnish carrier Blue1's decision to use Copenhagen Airport as their hub will generate 750,000 additional travellers to and from Copenhagen from 2013.

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Danish green solutions are popular abroad

22 Mar 2012  -  Cleantech

Danish green organisations are experiencing an increase in interest from foreign companies, writes the Danish news media, DR

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Michelin stars spread growth to other business sectors

21 Mar 2012  -  Society and living

14 Danish restaurants were recently awarded Michelin stars. This is good for the restaurant business but will certainly benefit the tourism, retail and transport sectors too, according to the Danish Chamber of Commerce

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Coloplast and Vestas receive WME Honours

20 Mar 2012  -  Companies

Coloplast and Vestas Wind Systems have been named among the 145 most ethical companies in the world

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600 million DKK for strategic research

19 Mar 2012  -  Research & education

The Danish Council for Strategic Research is offering approximately 600 million DKK for research that is able to contribute to solving considerable social challenges and that can provide a foundation for future growth and prosperity in Denmark.

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Agreement with Japan will create 5000 Danish jobs

14 Mar 2012  -  Economy

Minister for Trade and Investment, Pia Olsen Dyhr, has reached an agreement with the Japanese Minister for the Economy, Trade and Industry, Yukio Edano, to create a free trade arrangement between Japan and the European Union.

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Handsome start for industrial production in 2012

13 Mar 2012  -  Economy

Recent figures from Statistics Denmark show a 1.8 percent increase in Danish industrial production from December 2011 to January 2012, writes the Herning Folkeblad newspaper.

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Development package initiated to improve financing opportunities for SMEs

12 Mar 2012  -  Business conditions

The Danish government and the opposition parties in the Danish parliament have reached an agreement on a development package which will improve access to financing for Danish small and medium-sized enterprises, reports the Ministry of Business and Growth in a public statement

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Copenhagen Capacity continues to create Danish jobs

08 Mar 2012  -  Copenhagen Capacity

1,368 new jobs in the Copenhagen region. This is one of the results achieved in 2011 by Copenhagen Capacity, an organisation set up to attract investment to Copenhagen and the Copenhagen region. In 2012, the organisation will be aiming to make the Copenhagen region even more attractive as a destination for foreign companies and talent. There is a need for both if jobs and growth are to continue being created in the region

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Danish business executives are positive

07 Mar 2012  -  Economy

Danish business is picking up again as sales and employment are increasing, writes the Berlingske Tidende daily newspaper

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Zealand wants to be EU’s greenest region

06 Mar 2012  -  Regional setup

With an investment of almost half a billion DKK, Region Zealand and 12 municipalities are planning to undertake an energy renovation of public buildings and convert to renewable energy, writes dr.dk

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Denmark ranked 1st in Global Cleantech Innovation Index

01 Mar 2012  -  Cleantech

Denmark, followed by Israel, Sweden, Finland and the US provide the best conditions today for clean technology start-up creation.

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Denmark has one of the world’s largest surpluses

29 Feb 2012  -  Economy

Denmark makes an impressive amount of money through trading and economic transactions, writes the Berlingske Tidende daily newspaper

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Export figures bode well for Danish economy

28 Feb 2012  -  Economy

Despite the financial crisis in the Southern European countries, Danish exports are doing extremely well, writes the Politiken daily newspaper

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Danish research leads to artificial protein

27 Feb 2012  -  Life Science

An artificial protein created by Danish researchers together with a team of international scientists is a tremendous discovery for stem cell research, according to the ingeniøren.dk website

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The largest solar cell system in the North resides in Denmark

24 Feb 2012  -  Cleantech

The largest solar cell facility in Northern Europe has just been completed and is located in the town of Virum in Denmark, according to the ingeniøren.dk website

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New initiative brings companies and students together

20 Feb 2012  -  Companies

University students and recent graduates from the University of Southern Denmark are teaming up with SMEs in the region to cooperate on innovation and enhance communication between the educational sphere and the private sector

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