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The Nordic countries are the next supermodel

06 Feb 2013  -  Economy

According to the Economist, the Nordic countries – Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland – should serve as a role model for politicians across party colours.

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Danish biotech join forces in new development centre

05 Feb 2013  -  Life Science

Danish biotech companies are internationally recognised for their world-leading research results. Now the pioneering development centre BIOPRO has opened in Kalundborg with the aim to make biotech production in Denmark even more competitive.

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Denmark to Launch Offshore Wind Tenders, Timetable Now Ready

05 Feb 2013  -  Cleantech

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has published details of the tender process and the provisional timetable for the planned 1,500 MW of offshore wind power to be set up by 2020.

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Danish companies get access to billions

01 Feb 2013  -  Companies

Danske Bank wants to popularize a seldom sought after funding source. Danske Bank wants to kick start the corporate bond market and help Danish medium-sized enterprises obtain funding for EUR 3.3 billion.

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Copenhagen expands rapidly

29 Jan 2013  -  Property and Construction

Copenhagen is making room for construction of an additional 2.5 million square feet of housing and three million square meters for business due to significant population growth.

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Copenhagen's green agenda inspires New York

28 Jan 2013  -  Cleantech

A sustainable world starts with sustainable cities. True to this credo the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Capacity visited New York to speak at a green solutions presentation at the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Huffington Post brings an interview with Lord Mayor Frank Jensen.

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United Nations city to attract wealth to Copenhagen

25 Jan 2013  -  Other industries

The United Nations is undergoing significant expansion in Copenhagen with large new buildings that can accommodate over 1,000 employees. This will provide growth for Danish companies and create new jobs.

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eBay invests in Danish mobile knowledge

21 Jan 2013  -  Companies

The e-commerce shopping site eBay’s Danish director holds EUR 5 million to develop its mobile platforms which customers are increasingly using.

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World-class research center

18 Jan 2013  -  Research & education

Novo Nordisk is aiming to improve its research center by bringing in well-respected names from within industrial biotechnology research.

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Mounting investor confidence in Europe

15 Jan 2013  -  Economy

In January, the European investor confidence increased for the fifth consecutive month, shows the Sentix index, which measures the sentiment about the euro area’s economy. According to Bloomberg News, the index went from minus 16.8 to minus 7.

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Billion-euro investment creates 6000 new jobs

14 Jan 2013  -  Cleantech

The Danish district heating stations are now investing EUR 1 billion in a tremendous transformation of a central part of the Danish energy supply which includes new projects and expansions, new heating pipes and large-scale solar and biomass plants.

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Nearly EUR 80 million to Danish research projects

02 Jan 2013  -  Companies

The Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation dispenses EUR 79, 6 million to projects which during the next few years should create jobs and growth for the companies involved in the projects.

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27,000 jobs created by entrepreneurs in Copenhagen

19 Dec 2012  -  Society and living

Entrepreneurs in Copenhagen create more permanent jobs than in the rest of Denmark.

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SAS opens 10 new routes from Copenhagen

17 Dec 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

SAS is planning to open four new all-year routes and six summer routes from Copenhagen Airport in 2013. The route to San Francisco, in particular, will strengthen Copenhagen Airport’s position as a hub.

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Green production in Denmark contributes significantly to the Danish economy

14 Dec 2012  -  Economy

In 2010, green exports accounted for EUR 10.7 billion or 10.4% of total Danish exports, and 8.5% of employees in Danish enterprises were involved in green production.

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Denmark voted the world's best climate advocate

12 Dec 2012  -  Cleantech

No one can measure up to Denmark when it comes to efforts to protect and preserve the environment. That is the conclusion of a new report to be presented on Monday at COP18 in Doha, Qatar.

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A lot more Metro in the pipeline

11 Dec 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

On the Metro’s 10th anniversary, experts are claiming that it has both helped to create Ørestad and stimulated urban development. And there’s a lot more metro on the way.

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EU: Danmark er førende på innovation

04 Dec 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Danmark får topkarakterer i Europa-Kommissionens Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2012. Topplaceringen som ”innovationsleder” tilskrives primært hovedstadsregionen, som har en højtuddannet arbejdsstyrke, innovative små og mellemstore virksomheder og et stærkt offentlig-privat samarbejde om forskning og udvikling.

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København får sin egen energimesse

04 Dec 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Den 23.-25. maj 2013 åbner Danmarks første ”all energy” energimesse, Energy Europe, i Bella Center. Messen har national og international opbakning og skal styrke Danmarks position som verdensførende inden for vedvarende energi og cleantech. Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster har bidraget aktivt til at gøre matchmaking til en del af messens tilbud for at sikre værdiskabende samarbejder.

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To millioner til international markedsføring af Hovedstadsregionen

04 Dec 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Hovedstadens Vækstforum har bevilget to millioner kroner til international markedsføring af Hovedstadsregionen. Målet er, at internationale investorer tænker på København og Hovedstadsregionen hele året og ikke bare fire dage i marts, hvor ejendomsmessen MIPIM finder sted i Cannes.

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