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New Danish strategy for energy renovation of buildings

12 May 2014  -  Cleantech

The Danish government presents 21 specific initiatives, which are expected to reduce energy consumption for heating in existing buildings by 35%.

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Danish offshore sector joins forces to increase competitiveness

09 May 2014  -  Cleantech

New initiative will facilitate innovation and the development of new commercial and technical solutions for companies in the Danish offshore wind sector.

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Danish employees are the happiest in the EU

05 May 2014  -  Society and living

According to a new survey by Eurobarometer, Denmark has the happiest workforce in the EU.

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New Sino-Danish Energy Agreement

02 May 2014  -  Cleantech

Denmark and China have signed a new cooperative agreement on energy efficiency and extend two existing agreements with the Chinese energy authority.

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Danish-Chinese agreement to strengthen Danish export

30 Apr 2014  -  Other industries

A Danish-Chinese agreement is going to strengthen the collaboration between Danish and Chinese municipalities, and form the basis of increased Danish export to China.

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Danish government to improve conditions for international employees

29 Apr 2014  -  Companies

A new reform proposal will make it easier for businesses located in Denmark to access the international talent pool and make it more attractive for international talents to work in Denmark.

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University centre in Beijing marks unique Sino-Danish collaboration

28 Apr 2014  -  Other industries

When Her Majesty the Queen officially marked the commencement of the construction of the Sino-Danish Centre for Education and Research’s (SDC) new building in Beijing this weekend, it was an important milestone for the unique Sino-Danish initiative within education and research and an important symbol of the Sino-Danish friendship and collaboration.

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Denmark obtains top position and AAA score in energy sustainability ranking

25 Apr 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark ranks second globally and achieves an AAA rating for its ability to balance the ‘energy trilemma’ in the latest Energy Sustainability Index published by the World Energy Council (WEC).

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Danish anemometer is roaring ahead

24 Apr 2014  -  Companies

A Danish entrepreneurial company has been successful with a smartphone anemometer and now wants to explore the potential in agriculture.

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The Danish government focuses on top international students

24 Apr 2014  -  Talent

A survey by the Confederation of Danish Industries indicates that a highly educated foreign national creates value equivalent to almost two additional jobs which is an advantage for both Danish businesses and the economy. For that reason, the Danish government wants to make Denmark an even more attractive study destination for international talents.

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Robots make Denmark a frontrunner in European productivity race

20 Apr 2014  -  ICT and high tech industries

During the years of crisis, robots have found their way into Danish factories. This has made the Danish industrial workers more efficient, which means that they are now outperforming Denmark’s neighbouring countries. This looks promising in regards to more jobs in the industry in the future.

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Denmark in top 10 on Social Progress Index 2014

15 Apr 2014  -  Society and living

Denmark has performed well in the international Social Progress Index 2014 that ranks countries by social and environmental performance rather than economic output in a drive to make social progress a priority for politicians and businesses. Denmark’s ninth place puts it among the countries that represent a distinct ‘top tier’ in terms of social progress scores, according to the Social Progress Index.

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Danish architects to design for Hollywood giants

14 Apr 2014  -  Companies

The film company DreamWorks Animation Studios has appointed the Copenhagen architectural firm 3xN, who has designed the UN City and the Danish National Aquarium The Blue Planet, to design parts of the attraction area DreamCenter in Shanghai.

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20,408 visitors to International House

10 Apr 2014  -  Society and living

International House in Copenhagen has made it even easier to be an international new arrival in the city. Over the last year, 20,408 people have visited International House to ask for help when relocating to the capital, and the high figure indicates that many newcomers in Copenhagen are seeking information about practical issues when they take up residence in the city.

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Copenhagen recognised for ambitious efforts to curb climate change

08 Apr 2014  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen was recognised for its climate ambitions and highlighted as a front runner in climate adaptation in WWF’s international competition, the Earth Hour City Challenge, in Vancouver last weekend.

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Ports in Denmark to invest billions in expanding infrastructure and facilities

07 Apr 2014  -  Location and infrastructure

Danish ports are expected to invest EUR 8.3 billion (approx. $11.4 billion) in expansions that will secure the future of the ports not least within the container industry, the wind turbine sector, and maritime services in general.

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Hitachi to establish big data research laboratory in Denmark

03 Apr 2014  -  Companies

Japanese ICT giant wants to leverage Danish strongholds to develop innovative solutions for a sustainable society.

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The Capital Region of Denmark attracts attention at leading international real estate fair

02 Apr 2014  -  Copenhagen Capacity

At the recently-held MIPIM real estate fair, the leading international real estate exhibition and conference, Financial Times-owned fDi Intelligence appointed Copenhagen the most interesting small European region for foreign companies to invest in. The ranking is based on the ‘European Cities and Regions of the Future’ report, which measures the attractiveness of European regions and cities for investment purposes.

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Copenhagen Capacity Analysis: Copenhagen is 20 per cent less expensive for businesses compared to Stockholm

24 Mar 2014  -  Copenhagen Capacity

According to a recent analysis by Copenhagen Capacity, the Capital Region of Denmark is more attractive to investors than the Stockholm area, Amsterdam, Zurich and the South-East of England, including London.

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Copenhagen Capacity åbner døre i Sydafrika

20 Mar 2014  -  Danske Nyheder

Sammen med Overborgmester Frank Jensen, var Copenhagen Capacitys adm. direktør Claus Lønborg i februar i Sydafrika for at åbne døre for danske virksomheder og tiltrække sydafrikanske virksomheder til København.

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