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Copenhagen is outstanding for digital startups and scaleups

23 Nov 2016  -  Companies

Copenhagen ranks 6th for digital scale-ups and 7th for startups on the European Digital City Index 2016, owing to its business environment and access to skills and capital.

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Danish ’hygge’ shortlisted for Word of the Year

18 Nov 2016  -  Society and living

It is a feeling that is loved by most, but hard to describe. Nonetheless, the Danish expression hygge made the shortlist for the recent 2016 Word of the Year by The Oxford Dictionaries.

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Danes are 2nd best non-native English speakers in the world

16 Nov 2016  -  Business conditions

Denmark is the second-best performing country in the EF English Proficiency Index, ranking English skills in 72 countries worldwide.

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Denmark no. 5 on 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Index

15 Nov 2016  -  Business conditions

Denmark’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is the fifth best in the world, scoring top on opportunity for startups, technology absorption, product innovation, human capital and risk capital, according to the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Index.

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Danmarks grønne klynge er blandt Europas førende

03 Nov 2016  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen Capacitys grønne klyngeinitiativ Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster har modtaget en præstigefyldt pris ved RegioStars Awards, som uddeles til Europas bedste regionale projekter, der kan skabe inspiration i resten af Europa.

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Piper Environmental Group chooses Greater Copenhagen

03 Nov 2016  -  Cleantech

The US based ozone solutions company, Piper Environmental Group, Inc., has moved their global headquarters and production to Greater Copenhagen, Denmark. Access to a leading water management hub and an innovative and collaborative business environment were decisive factors.

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Talenttiltrækning er nordisk udfordring

03 Nov 2016  -  Talent

Mange internationale virksomheder overser, at der er store nationale forskelle mellem de skandinaviske lande – men de samles om, at talenttiltrækning er en topprioritet. Det var konklusionerne, da nordiske direktører og HR-chefer mødtes for at dele erfaringer og udfordringer.

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København får besøg af 600 medieledere fra hele verden

03 Nov 2016  -  Cleantech

I to dage gæster op til 600 internationale medieledere København under verdens største konference for nyhedschefer. Tre ture, arrangeret af Copenhagen Capacity, tager nogle af dem ud at se på banebrydende forskning, førende smart city-løsninger og nytænkende iværksættere i Greater Copenhagen.

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International karrieremesse den 29. november

03 Nov 2016  -  Talent

Tag til karrieremesse i Valby og mød mere end 1.000 internationale studerende og dimittender fra tre af Sjællands erhvervsakademier.

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Amerikansk firma rykker sit hovedkontor til Danmark

03 Nov 2016  -  Cleantech

Amerikanske Piper Environmental Group, der producerer løsninger til rensning af forurenet grundvand, flytter sit globale hovedkontor og produktion til Sydsjælland.

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Bicycles outnumber cars in Copenhagen

02 Nov 2016  -  Society and living

More bikes than cars now transport Copenhageners to and from the city, making bicycles the most popular mode of transportation in central Copenhagen.

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Taiwanese GlobalWafers Co. acquires Danish Topsil Semiconductor Materials

28 Oct 2016  -  Cleantech

The acquisition serves to pave the way for the companies to become the best silicon wafer suppliers in the world.

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World Bank: Denmark easiest country for business in Europe

26 Oct 2016  -  Business conditions

For the sixth year in a row, Denmark ranks number one in Europe on the Ease of Doing Business Index by the World Bank.

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Plan B Energy Storage sets up operations in Copenhagen

25 Oct 2016  -  Companies

Marine energy storage manufacturer Plan B Energy Storage has set up in Copenhagen, bringing energy storage systems to marine and grid solutions in Denmark. The Danish commitment to eliminating harmful emissions and the country’s green vision were decisive factors.

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Copenhagen Airport best in Europe

21 Oct 2016  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport was named best airport in Europe and the seventh best in the world at the Readers’ Choice Awards “world’s best airports” by the travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler.

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Copenhagen’s cleantech cluster wins best-practice award

19 Oct 2016  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster won a prestigious award at the 2016 RegioStars Awards, celebrating Europe’s most original and innovative projects which could be attractive and inspiring to other regions.

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American pharma giant invests billions in Danish biotech research

17 Oct 2016  -  Life Science

The US based pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb has developed a promising long-distance relationship with Denmark, having invested more than USD 2.37 billion in Danish biotech companies and research in just two years.

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The Nordics are now officially the biggest unicorn factory in the world

14 Oct 2016  -  Companies

The Nordic startup scene is on a roll. The last five years have seen at least one billion-dollar exit from the Nordics per year.

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Denmark tops sustainable energy index

13 Oct 2016  -  Cleantech

Denmark ranks first overall, and also on the energy security dimension, in the 2016 Energy Trilemma Index by World Energy Council. Denmark’s performance is excellently balanced, resulting in a triple-A score.

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Competition: do you want to co-create a supranational IoE platform for European cities?

12 Oct 2016  -  ICT and high tech industries

The SELECT for Cities competition invites European companies to design and develop a data-driven, single-solution Internet-of-Everything (IoE) platform across European cities – namely Copenhagen, Helsinki and Antwerp.

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