News

Get the latest news about Greater Copenhagen’s business and investment environment.

Danish research acknowledged

19 Feb 2012  -  Research & education

Five of Denmark’s most talented researchers have received the Elite Research Grant of DKK 1.2 million to continue their projects, writes the Politiken daily newspaper

Read more

Growth is underway

18 Feb 2012  -  Economy

Several indications point towards improvements in the Danish economy, writes the Berlingske Tidende daily newspaper.

Read more

BGI from China opens Genome Research Center in Copenhagen

17 Feb 2012  -  Life Science

BGI, the world’s largest genomics organization, opened on February 10th its first European Genome Research Center located in Copenhagen Bio Science Park (COBIS)

Read more

Record year for the Copenhagen Metro

14 Feb 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhageners are happy with their underground railway. In 2011, 54.3 million passengers rode the metro. This is a record and an increase of almost two million passengers in a year, writes the Danish daily newspaper, Politiken.

Read more

Record high Danish currency reserve

10 Feb 2012  -  Economy

The Danish currency reserve is at a historically high level which is an indication of strength to the global markets, writes the Jyllands-Posten daily newspaper.

Read more

Grants increase amount of Danish exchange students

09 Feb 2012  -  Research & education

Scholarships and financial aids encourage Danish students to complete part of their education in foreign nations

Read more

Cleantech and business goes hand in hand

08 Feb 2012  -  Cleantech

The stubborn Danish tradition of implementing a green mindset in the development of technology has had a significant impact for Danish cleantech ideas’ international potential and success

Read more

Danish companies are in excellent shape

07 Feb 2012  -  Companies

In the shade of the recession, Danish companies have cost-saved and optimized their way to progress. Annual statements will reveal an expected high income for the majority of enterprises.

Read more

Gathering in Copenhagen: The EU is one step closer to world's largest research programme

06 Feb 2012  -  Society and living

EU Commissioners and research and innovation ministers from across the EU have gathered in Copenhagen for two days of intensive discussions and workshops that will pave the way for the world's largest research programme, Horizon 2020, writes the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education.

Read more

The Economist: Denmark number one in attracting talent

04 Feb 2012  -  Economy

Read more

New initiative to help Danish entrepreneurs

03 Feb 2012  -  Economy

An initiative with the catchy name of Fablab is opening in Copenhagen. It will aid Danish entrepreneurs in their quest to construct prototypes.

Read more

The Capital Region of Denmark enters into a strong new cultural collaboration

27 Jan 2012  -  Regional setup

For the first time, a cultural agreement has been signed between the region, the municipalities and the government, according to a press release issued by the Capital Region of Denmark.

Read more

International Citizen Service Centre - get off to a good start in Denmark

25 Jan 2012  -  Society and living

'The contact with the Danish authorities must be as easy as possible for the foreign employee and for Danish companies that employ foreign employees.'

Read more

Karlslunde-virksomhed tager arbejdspladser for næsen af Indien

25 Jan 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Vi hører det gang på gang – virksomheder outsourcer produktion til lavtlønslande. Men DNP Denmark ville det anderledes og har trukket produktion til Danmark, og 72 medarbejdere er siden 2010 blevet til 94 lokale arbejdspladser.

Read more

Copenhagen Capacity møder 18.000 fra byggebranchen på MIPIM

25 Jan 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

MIPIM-messen er verdens største netværksbegivenhed for bygge- og ejen¬domsbranchen og stedet at blive set og hørt, når vigtige internationale netværk mellem developers og entreprenører skal skabes. For 17. år i træk står Copenhagen Capacity og samarbejdspartnere klar på MIPIM til at stille skarpt på mulighederne i Øresundsregionen og sætte København på verdenskortet.

Read more

OECD og Copenhagen Capacity sammen om grøn jobskabelse og vækst i København

25 Jan 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

OECD og Copenhagen Capacity inviterede 50 danske og udenlandske eksperter til den første internationale workshop om grøn jobskabelse og vækst i København.

Read more

Open Smart City 2012

24 Jan 2012  -  Cleantech

'Join Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster and Copenhagen Capacity on March 20-21, 2012 for world class international cleantech knowledge exchange and networking in Copenhagen. '

Read more

Increased R&D investments within Danish companies in 2011

19 Jan 2012  -  Economy

According to The 2011 report on EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard, Danish companies increased their R&D investments significantly with 11 per cent, well above the EU’s average of 5.7 per cent.

Read more

Solar cell systems storming ahead in Denmark

17 Jan 2012  -  Cleantech

The number of solar cell system installations trebled between January 2011 and December 2011, writes the Danish Ingeniøren newspaper.

Read more

Record-high number of passengers at Copenhagen Airport 2011

13 Jan 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

A surge in the number of international travellers lifted passenger numbers passing through Copenhagen Airport in 2011 to a record 22.7 million. Traffic in December also hit a record at almost 1.6 million passengers.

Read more