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China looks to Denmark for smart city solutions

09 6 2015  -  Cleantech

The China Building Centre in Beijing is among the Chinese business delegations who are visiting Greater Copenhagen in increasing numbers to learn about smart city and sustainable urban development.


Novozymes establishes biotech campus in Greater Copenhagen

08 6 2015  -  Life Science

The global bioinnovation leader Novozymes plans a new research centre in Greater Copenhagen with space for 800 employees. The goal is a global hub for biotech R&D.


Denmark tops Rule of Law Index 2015

04 6 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark scores very well across the board taking the first place among 102 countries worldwide in the Rule of Law Index 2015 by World Justice Project.


Denmark EU leader on electronic patient data

02 6 2015  -  Life Science

In Denmark, 91% of GPs share patient information electronically, a new international study shows. The EU-28 average is 34%.


Denmark no. 2 in 2015 IMD World Competitiveness Ranking

28 5 2015  -  Business conditions

Up on spot from last year, Denmark is no. 2 in the EU and no. 8 in the world in the 2015 World Competitiveness Ranking by IMD.


Denmark has the world’s 3rd best system of higher education

22 5 2015  -  Research & education

Denmark has the third best national system of higher education among 50 countries worldwide according to Universitas 21.


Denmark inspires EU to reduce burdens for businesses

21 5 2015  -  Business conditions

The EU proposes to copy Danish model for easing administrative burdens for businesses. The objective is to reduce the cost of doing business across the EU.


Denmark no. 7 in WEF Human Capital Index 2015

18 5 2015  -  Research & education

Denmark ranks seventh in new Human Capital Index 2015 by World Economic Forum among 124 economies.


Denmark innovation leader in EC ranking

08 5 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark holds on to its top ranking as innovation leader in new EC Innovation Union Scoreboard. Denmark is the only innovation leader improving its score compared to last year.


New fast-track scheme for international talent

07 5 2015  -  Business conditions

On 1 April, Denmark’s new fast-track scheme for entry came into effect. The aim is to make it easier for businesses in Denmark to recruit foreign specialists from non-EU countries.


Mediconomics chooses Greater Copenhagen

06 5 2015  -  Life Science

The German-owned company Mediconomics has established in Greater Copenhagen, owing to the region's world-leading life science clusters Medicon Valley and Biopeople.


Special report: The city of tomorrow

06 5 2015  -  ICT and high tech industries

New special report on smart cities by Focus Denmark highlights Danish smart city strongholds, including advanced test and demo facilities.


Danish exports of energy technology all-time high

05 5 2015  -  Cleantech

Danish exports of energy technology are up 10.7% compared to 2013, totalling 9.9 billion Euro. Exports of green energy technology are growing in particular.


Danish research predicts cancer

04 5 2015  -  Research & education

Game changer: A simple blood test developed by scientists at the University of Copenhagen can predict breast cancer.


Smart street lighting in Copenhagen

29 4 2015  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen will install 10,000 LED street lights, making Copenhagen one of the first cities in the world to use intelligent street lighting.


Denmark moves up FDI Confidence Index

27 4 2015  -  Business conditions

Denmark gains three spots to take 20th in the 2015 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index by A.T. Kearney.


Denmark increases amount of biogas in natural gas grid

24 4 2015  -  Cleantech

The amount of green biogas in the Danish natural gas grid will rise more than 500 percent by the end of 2016.


Denmark tops EU-28 Smart City ranking

22 4 2015  -  ICT and high tech industries

Denmark tops EU Member State index mapping smart cities across the EU-28.


Denmark leads in European mobile health market

21 4 2015  -  Healthtech

Denmark is the leading country in the mobile health market among 25 European nations.


Carlsberg City – from brewery to bustling neighbourhood

15 4 2015  -  Property and Construction

In the heart of Copenhagen, a new neighbourhood is emerging on the historic grounds of the famous beer-maker Carlsberg.