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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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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

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Growth is underway

18 Feb 2012  -  Economy

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

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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)

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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.

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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.

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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

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