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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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Danmark – fortid eller fremtid?

04 Dec 2012  -  Danske Nyheder

Hvordan sikrer Danmark sin fremtidige succes, vækst og velfærd? I denne vigtige debat stilles der i dag for få gode spørgsmål og gives for mange nemme svar, mener Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassador Corps og DARE2network, som står bag den nye bog ”Havfrue dialogen”. Med input fra over 40 danske og internationale personligheder gør bogen status over Danmark i 2012 og undersøger, hvor vi er på vej hen.

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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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New cleantech collaboration between Denmark and Sweden

30 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

Green Cooperation Denmark-Sweden is leading the way to green solutions in the Øresund Region. Delegations from all over the world travel to the Øresund Region to experience sustainable solutions within energy, climate and the environment. A new initiative will ensure that foreign delegations get the opportunity to visit both Danish and Swedish cleantech solutions on the same study trip.

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Copenhagen awarded IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge Grant

28 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen has been awarded IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge 2013. A group of experts will deliver recommendations on how to make the city smarter and more effective.

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770 million DKK (€103 million) for new research and innovation

27 Nov 2012  -  Research & education

The Government, the Unity Party and the Liberal Alliance have agreed on new funding for strategic research within food, the environment, health and production, as well as for independent research and innovation in 2013.

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Youth Goodwill Ambassadors of Denmark

26 Nov 2012  -  Copenhagen Capacity

The youth ambassadors participate in a professional talent development program, which helps give them thorough insight into the Danish society, Danish business, politics and culture, particularly in the areas of: Innovation, Balance and Green Nation.

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Copenhagen is the smartest city in Europe

23 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

Copenhagen is the smartest city in Europe according to Boyd Cohen’s ranking of cities in Europe that are working the hardest to create the most advanced urban landscapes.

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Copenhagen invests in commuter bikes with GPS

21 Nov 2012  -  Society and living

Next year, Danish politicians are planning to introduce new commuter bikes as substitutes for the old city bikes.

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Smart city Kalundborg has been launched

20 Nov 2012  -  Cleantech

The partners behind the pioneer project Smart City Kalundborg have initiated a 3-year partnership. The partnership will test and develop solutions to be able to ensure an intelligent use of energy in order to realize Denmark’s major ambitions within wind, sun and biomass.

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EU: Denmark is innovation leader

16 Nov 2012  -  Companies

Denmark comes top in the European Commission’s Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2012. The ranking “Innovation leader” is mainly due to the strong performance of the Copenhagen Region, which offers a highly educated work force, innovative SMEs, and strong public-private collaboration in R&D.

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