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Read the latest news about Greater Copenhagen’s business and investment environment.

27,000 jobs created by entrepreneurs in Copenhagen

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SAS opens 10 new routes from Copenhagen

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.

Green production in Denmark contributes significantly to the Danish 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.

Denmark voted the world's best climate advocate

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.

A lot more Metro in the pipeline

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.

To millioner til international markedsføring af Hovedstadsregionen

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.

Danmark – fortid eller fremtid?

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.

EU: Danmark er førende på innovation

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.

København får sin egen energimesse

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.

New cleantech collaboration between Denmark and Sweden

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.

Copenhagen awarded IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge Grant

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.

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

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.

Youth Goodwill Ambassadors of Denmark

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.

Copenhagen is the smartest city in Europe

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.

Copenhagen invests in commuter bikes with GPS

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

Smart city Kalundborg has been launched

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.

EU: Denmark is innovation leader

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.

Boston Consulting Group’s e-Intensity Index 2012 ranks Denmark second in the world

The Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) e-Intensity Index measures online enablement, expenditure and engagement to provide an overall assessment of the internet activity worldwide. Like in 2011, Denmark tops BCG’s the index, only surpassed by South Korea.

Copenhagen's seawater cooling delivers energy and carbon savings

With summer temperatures that rarely exceed the mid-20s Celsius, Copenhagen is not an obvious research and development hub for air-conditioning solutions.

Companies pursue new offshore adventures

An increasing number of Danish companies are exploring opportunities in the thriving offshore industry. Companies that traditionally operate in sectors outside the oil, gas and wind industry, but now see the high growth rates in the offshore industries as an incentive to find fresh fields.

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