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DKK 374 million to 15 high-tech projects

15 Jun 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

With financial support from companies, Danish universities and the Advanced Technology Foundation, 15 new high-technology initiatives are in the pipeline, writes daily Danish newspaper Berlingske Tidende.

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Copenhagen establishes new European school

14 Jun 2012  -  Society and living

2013 will see a new European school in Copenhagen

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Danish electronics can compete with Asia

13 Jun 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

Danish producers of electronics can compete with Asia on quality, product and development and price

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Danish industry growth consolidates

13 Jun 2012  -  Economy

The revenue of Danish industries increased by 2.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the final quarter of 2011, writes the Børsen daily newspaper

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International students are fond of Denmark

08 Jun 2012  -  Society and living

International students are so fond of the Danish welfare model that a large number would like to stay in Denmark after completed studies, explains Copenhagen Capacity’s Development Director Kim Bek to Danish Radio (DR).

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Free innovation check-ups is a success

06 Jun 2012  -  Companies

Not only do more Danish companies accept the offer of getting a visit from the “Innovation Agents”; four out of five are so excited that they recommend the service to others, writes Danish Daily Newspaper Berlingske.

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Closed Vestas site becomes offshore park

01 Jun 2012  -  Cleantech

The Danish wind turbine giant Vestas’ production site in Skagen, which was shut down in 2010, has been reborn as an offshore park, writes business.dk

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Large trading profits in Køge Habour

31 May 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

Køge Habour’s 2011 results equals the record-breaking level from 2010, writes business.dk.

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Danish scientists reveal lethal gene in Malaria

30 May 2012  -  Life Science

A vaccine against Malaria is a big step closer to become a reality, as Danish scientists and Tanzanian researchers have discovered the specific gene that makes Malaria lethal, writes Ritzau Bureau.

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Danish economy among EU’s best

29 May 2012  -  Economy

'BØRSEN: The EU Commission expects a Danish economic growth of 1.1 per cent this year and of 1.4 per cent in 2013. '

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Danish government invests heavily in education

26 May 2012  -  Research & education

Danish authorities will ensure future generations better opportunities for employment, prosperity and welfare by investing ambitiously in education, reports the Ministry for Research, Innovation and Education

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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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