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Small Danish island leads the way in local green energy

01 May 2012  -  Cleantech

EU taking notes on Samsø’s local green energy production, according to the Danish Radio website

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Positive figures for Danish industry investment

30 Apr 2012  -  Economy

Danish industry expects levels of investment to increase from eight percent in October 2011 to 25 percent in 2012, writes the Danish Chamber of Commerce

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Copenhagen Airport is named Best Airport in Northern Europe at World Airport Awards

26 Apr 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

Copenhagen Airport has been named as the Best Airport in Northern Europe in the annual Skytrax passenger survey among 388 airports across the world.

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Skilled Danish tradesmen turn green

26 Apr 2012  -  Research & education

Supplementary training for skilled Danish tradesmen increases their competences in and awareness of green construction

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Record number of participants at EWEA 2012

25 Apr 2012  -  Cleantech

EWEA 2012 was held in Copenhagen last week and by Wednesday had already attracted a record number of participants.

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Danish Biotech spinning gold from food commodities

24 Apr 2012  -  Companies

One fifth of the global market in food commodity ingredients is controlled by Danish companies, writes Berlingske Business.

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Former Nokia employees to shape a digital revolution at Volvo

23 Apr 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

After an unsuccessful attempt to attract some of the former Nokia employees to Gothenburg, Volvo has chosen to establish its research and development centre for electronic equipment and instruments in Denmark, according to the Ingeniøren/Electronics website.

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Resolution Property and Saxo Bank set to invest €114 million into Copenhagen rental properties

20 Apr 2012  -  Companies

The joint venture between Resolution Property, the pan European real estate investor, and Saxo Properties, the property investment arm of Saxo Bank, has committed to purchase DKK 850 million (approximately €114 million) of properties in prime Copenhagen locations, writes Property Magazine International

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American IT giant acquires Danish Podio

19 Apr 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

Only a year after its official launch, the American IT giant Citrix has acquired the Danish IT entrepreneurial company Podio, writes the Danish daily newspaper,

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New venture fund for Danish start-ups

18 Apr 2012  -  Business conditions

'A new capital fund will soon be available for small Danish enterprises, according to the website of Danish Radio '

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Copenhagen is a leader in human capital

13 Apr 2012  -  Research & education

Copenhagen is the third richest city in the world in terms of human capital. A high number of tuition-free universities is one of the reasons for this, writes the MetroXpress daily newspaper.

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Biotechnology is the choice of young people from the Capital Region of Copenhagen

12 Apr 2012  -  Research & education

Courses in biotechnology were introduced in secondary schools in 2009 when 137 pupils signed up for them. By last year this number had increased to 632 pupils.

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Innovation in construction projects

10 Apr 2012  -  Property and Construction

Partnerships between public entrepreneurs, private enterprises and educational institutions will spark creativity in Danish construction projects

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Vestas is still number one

05 Apr 2012  -  Companies

The Danish wind turbine giant is still world leader in wind systems, writes the Bloomberg news agency

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Danish business pleased with wide political agreement on energy

04 Apr 2012  -  Cleantech

The recent energy settlement is both ambitious and pragmatic, states the Danish business community

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More IT employees on Danish soil

03 Apr 2012  -  ICT and high tech industries

Denmark is expanding its employment capacity in IT

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Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster contributes to roundtable discussion on Greening China’s cities of tomorrow

02 Apr 2012  -  Cleantech

Understanding China, Friends of Europe and EUROCHAMBRES hosted a high level roundtable in Brussels on 8 March 2012. The subject of the discussions was ‘Greening China’s cities of tomorrow’, and Copenhagen Cleantech Cluster was invited to contribute to this important debate

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Delegation from Turkey with strong ambitions visits Complex Cleantech Solutions (CCS) in Copenhagen

29 Mar 2012  -  Cleantech

The delegation has strong green growth ambitions. With € 24 Bn to develop various sectors, they wished to learn more about Danish cleantech activities and looked to Copenhagen Complex Cleantech Solutions (CCS) for inspiration on sustainability

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New Finnish air routes will create 400 jobs in Denmark

28 Mar 2012  -  Location and infrastructure

Travellers to and from Finland will now be travelling via Copenhagen instead of Helsinki. SAS-owned Finnish carrier Blue1's decision to use Copenhagen Airport as their hub will generate 750,000 additional travellers to and from Copenhagen from 2013.

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Danish green solutions are popular abroad

22 Mar 2012  -  Cleantech

Danish green organisations are experiencing an increase in interest from foreign companies, writes the Danish news media, DR

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