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Bavarian Nordic gains European patent on its MVA-BN technology 

2005.12.30
Denmark's Bavarian Nordic has been granted European patent on its MVA-BN technology by the European Patent Organisation 

Vestas receives major order for five projects in France 

2005.12.30
Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems, the world's largest wind turbine manufacturer, has gained an order for 30 V80-2.0 MW wind turbines for five projects in France 

CSC Denmark gains major order from Norway's Statoil 

2005.12.29
CSC Denmark has gained a DKK 40 m order from Norway's Statoil to handle the operation of the oil company's payment systems which are used at petrol stations across Scandinavia 

TopoTarget enters marketing agreement with pharmaceutical firm 

2005.12.23
TopoTarget has entered an agreement with an unnamed pharmaceutical company to market TopoTarget's drug Savene in Austria and four Eastern European countries 

ComX Networks raises investment from Danish IT billionaire 

2005.12.22
ComX Networks, a Danish broadband company has gained a DKK 25 m investment from Finn Helmer, the Dane who sold his chip company Giga to Intel in 2000 for around DKK 10 bn 

Ace Biosciences gains contract from Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation 

2005.12.21
Denmark's Ace Biosciences has received a contract from Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation to supply protein identification tools for Aeras' development of a second generation TB vaccine 

Vestas lands its largest ever order in the US  

2005.12.21
Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems has gained its largest ever order in the US to supply 600 MW of V82-1.65 and V80-1.8 MW wind turbines for delivery over the next three years, with an option for an additional 200 MW 

Møller & Devicon in rapid growth following Bosch acquisition 

2005.12.20
Møller & Devicon, a Danish based company manufacturing machines for the healthcare industry, has grown rapidly since the firm's share majority was acquired by Bosch in 2003  

PremiTech expands sales activities in the US 

2005.12.20
PremiTech, a leading Danish software company, plans to increase its sales efforts on the US market, backed by its investors 

Japanese-Danish firm to export used wind turbines to Japan 

2005.12.19
A newly established Japanese-Danish company, Seasky Energy Denmark, will renovate used wind turbines in Estonia and export them to Japan 

Risø and OPDI Technologies develops groundbreaking optical chip 

2005.12.16
Denmark's Risø National Laboratory and OPDI Technologies have jointly developed a groundbreaking optical chip for computer mouse 

Zepto Computers moves its entire production to Denmark 

2005.12.16
Zepto Computers, a Nordic company producing laptop computers on a built-to-order concept, is closing down its production in Norway and Sweden and concentrating all its activities in Denmark 

MT Højgaard wins major order for offshore wind turbine foundations  

2005.12.15
MT Højgaard, a leading Danish contractor has won a DKK 275 m order to supply the foundations for a new offshore wind turbine park on the west coast of Britain 

Vestas receives order for 72 MW wind power plant in Italy 

2005.12.15
Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems, the world's largest wind turbine manufacturer, has gained an order for 24 V90-3.0 wind turbines for a wind power plant in Sicily, Italy 

USA's SpectraLink acquires one of Denmark's oldest telecompanies 

2005.12.14
SpectraLink, a US leader in wireless telephony for the corporate sector, has acquired Kirk Telecom based in Horsens, Jutland for DKK 388 m  

Copenhagen based Gastrotech Pharma raises new funding 

2005.12.13
Gastrotech Pharma based in Copenhagen has raised DKK 17.1 m in funding from UK's BioScience Managers Limited, which is investing on behalf of the French fund 123Multinova Europe, and from Nordic Biotech 

Montreal climate deal forecast to increase Danish energy technology exports 

2005.12.13
The new global climate agreement which was entered at the UN conference in Montreal, Canada on 9 December is expected to result in increased exports of Danish wind turbines and energy technology 

Chempaq receives product prize for blood analyser 

2005.12.12
Chempaq, a spinout company from the Microelectronics Center at the Technical University of Denmark, has been awarded The Engineer's Product Prize 2005 for the development of a blood analyser 

Microsoft keeps its major development facility in Denmark 

2005.12.09
Doug Burgum, head of Microsoft Business Solutions, says the software giant has good reasons for keeping its second biggest development centre in Denmark 

Danish fledgling is first Scandinavian firm to collaborate with MIT E-Lab  

2005.12.06
Denmark's iMotions is the first Scandinavian company to have been chosen for collaboration with MIT's Entrepreneurship Center, E-Lab 

Turnover at Aalborg Energie Technik rockets 66% in 2004/2005 

2005.12.05
Aalborg Energie Technik (AET), a northern Jutland company specialising in development of biomass fuelled CHP plants, increased its turnover by 66% in 2004/2005 to DKK 164 m 

TDC receives bid in a deal which could become Denmark's biggest ever  

2005.12.01
Five international capital funds have made a DKK 76 bn offer to acquire Denmark's largest communication provider TDC 

Vestas gains order to supply 31 wind turbines to New Zealand 

2005.12.01
Danish wind turbines manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems has received an order for 31 V90-3.0 MW wind turbines for the Tararua III Wind Farm in New Zealand 

Denmark's Leo Pharma enters development agreement with Foamix 

2005.11.30
Leo Pharma has entered an agreement with Foamix, an Israeli technology company, to jointly develop two medicated foams for the treatment of psoriasis 

Fluxome Sciences raises investment to accelerate research  

2005.11.30
Danish biotech company Fluxome Sciences has gained a DKK 45 m investment from Spef Venture, a leading venture capital firm in France, and Denmark's Vecata and Incuba Venture 

Novo Nordisk announces promising data from liraglutide study 

2005.11.29
Danish healthcare company Novo Nordisk has announced promising clinical results from a phase 2b study of liraglutide, a once-daily fully-human GLP-1 analogue  

Denmark wins eEurope Award in the Transformation category 

2005.11.28
The Danish Agency for Governmental Management has won one of the sought after eEurope Awards for its Electronic Invoicing project 

Wave Dragon to supply world's largest offshore wave power plant 

2005.11.28
Denmark's Wave Dragon has been chosen to supply the world's largest offshore wave power plant along the coast of Wales in spring 2007  

DNA Technology develops rapid method for bird flu testing 

2005.11.25
Denmark's DNA Technology based in Science Park Aarhus, has developed a rapid test method for bird flu virus 

Exiqon wins prestigious Ernst & Young award 

2005.11.25
Danish biotech company Exiqon has won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the biotech category 

Cbrain Technology plans an IPO on Copenhagen Stock Exchange in 2006 

2005.11.24
Cbrain Technology, a Danish IT company founded in 2002 is planning an IPO on Copenhagen Stock Exchange in Q2 2006 

New method of forecasting wind energy production can save DKK millions  

2005.11.24
Risø National Laboratory, the Technical University of Denmark, the Danish Meteorological Institute, Elsam and Energi 2 have jointly developed a new method of forecasting energy production from wind turbines 

Germany's PC-Ware initiates negotiations to acquire Ravenholm Computing 

2005.11.23
Germany's PC-Ware, one of the world's leading software dealers, has initiated negotiations to acquire Ravenholm Computing, a Danish software supplier 

Merck KGaA acquires Danish biotech company Survac 

2005.11.22
Merck KGaA, a global pharmaceutical and chemical company headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany, has acquired Danish biotech company Survac for DKK 82 m 

New low-energy method of producing bioethanol announced  

2005.11.21
The Danish Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University and Elsam have developed a new and improved method for obtaining ethanol from straw 

Risø to head major EU research programme on wind turbine technology 

2005.11.21
Risø National Laboratory will be heading a EU research project next year regarding wind turbine technology 

Five international capital funds bid to acquire TDC 

2005.11.18
Five international capital funds have jointly made an offer to acquire Denmark's largest communication provider TDC 

Lundbeck has potential products in the pipeline for 2006 

2005.11.18
Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck has potential new products in the pipeline for 2006 and is preparing to launch Cipralex on the Japanese market 

Innovision expects US approval of cardiac test equipment in near future 

2005.11.16
Innovision, a Danish company specialising in the development of medical instruments, expects to gain approval of its cardiac test equipment in the US in the near future 

Zealand Pharma plans IPO before Christmas 

2005.11.16
Zealand Pharma, a Danish biopharmaceutical company based near Copenhagen, has announced that it plans an IPO on Copenhagen Stock Exchange before Christmas 

Fertin Pharma initiates negotiations with US armed forces 

2005.11.15
Denmark's Fertin Pharma has initiated negotiations with the US armed forces regarding manufacturing of a new chewing gum which can replace soldiers' use of toothbrushes and toothpaste in the field 

Systematic achieves highest CMMI certification level  

2005.11.14
Systematic Software Engineering has become the first Danish company to have been certified to CMMI level 5, the highest internationally recognized quality mark for software companies 

Genmab receives US patent on its human antibody HuMax-HepC 

2005.11.09
The US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for Genmab's HuMax-HepC, a human antibody currently under pre-clinical development  

Prescription figures show Novo Nordisk has a leading position in US  

2005.11.09
Newly published September prescription figures for insulin in USA show that Novo Nordisk has close to 40% share of the volume, slightly ahead of Eli Lilly 

Danish company leads global IP video surveillance software market  

2005.11.08
Recently published data from IMS Research shows that Denmark's Milestone Systems has a 16% share of the world market for open platform IP video surveillance software  

Ace BioSciences and Crucell enter research and licensing agreement 

2005.11.07
Denmark's Ace BioSciences and Holland's Crucell have entered a research and licensing agreement to discover antibody therapies to combat serious iatrogenic infections 

GN Store Nord is now the world's largest headset manufacturer 

2005.11.07
GN Store Nord's newly published Q3 report shows that the Danish company has taken over the top slot as the world's largest manufacturer of headsets 

US biotech company Dor Biopharma acquires Danish biotech fledgling 

2005.11.04
US biotech company Dor Biopharma has acquired Gastrotech Pharma, a Danish biotech company based in Copenhagen 

Q3 figures show soaring growth in PC sales on Danish market 

2005.11.03
Preliminary Q3 figures published by IT and telecom analysis company IDC show that sales of PCs on the Danish market increased by 30% compared to the same quarter last year 

At least 5 Danish based biotech companies could seek IPO in next 2 years 

2005.11.02
A new analysis by venture company Nordic Biotech shows that six Danish based biotech companies are expected to seek an IPO in the next 2 years 

Danish model for offshore wind park approvals recommended to the EU 

2005.11.01
Civil servants from nine EU countries are recommending the Danish model for approval, tendering, planning and construction of offshore wind parks as a future model for a shared EU policy for offshore wind parks 

Norway's Lyse Tele joins forces with Denmark's MVB 

2005.11.01
Norway's Lyse Tele and Danish broadband supplier MidtVest Bredbånd (MVB) has founded a joint company which will offer internet access, telephony and TV to electricity customers in Jutland initially 

Danish games developer Watagame receives investment 

2005.10.31
Watagame based in Copenhagen, has gained a DKK 3.4 mn investment from investors including Seed Capital Denmark and the Danish Fund for Industrial Growth 

Nordic Biotech raises capital for its second biotech fund 

2005.10.28
Copenhagen based Nordic Biotech has announced the first closing of its second biotech fund NB II with a committed capital of DKK 310 mn 

NsGene receives milestone payment from Biogen Idec 

2005.10.28
Danish Biotech company NsGene has received a milestone payment from Biogen Idec, which is developing NsGene's compound Neublastin for the treatment of neuropathic pain 

DTU enters research collaboration agreement with Beijing University 

2005.10.27
The Technical University of Denmark and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications have signed a research collaboration agreement to develop shared research projects 

Microsoft plans to set up Mobility Unit in Denmark 

2005.10.26
Microsoft reveals plans to establish a new Danish taskforce, Microsoft Mobility Unit, initially with 20 software developers who will be based at Microsoft's development division in Vedbæk 

NASA shows satellite images on internet with Danish software 

2005.10.25
YaWah.com, a Danish software developer specialising in image management for e-business and cross media, has supplied software for a NASA project which makes satellite images available on the internet 

Vestas gains order for wind turbine project in Portugal 

2005.10.25
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has gained an order for 18 V90-3.0 MW wind turbines for the Alvedos Pinhal Wind Farm in Portugal 

US based Salesforce.com enters agreement with Denmark's Mondo 

2005.10.24
Salesforce.com, a world leading supplier of CRM systems, is now entering the Danish market via a partnership agreement with Mondo, a Copenhagen based IT company 

Copenhagen based Genmab nominated for 2005 biotech award 

2005.10.20
Biotech company Genmab based in Copenhagen has been nominated for the 2005 World Technology Award for Biotechnology 

Denmark hosts the world's largest offshore wind power fair in October  

2005.10.19
Denmark will host the world's largest fair for offshore wind power in Bella Center, Copenhagen, 26-28 October with 107 exhibitors and more than 800 delegates 

GE Healthcare enters licence agreement with Aalborg University 

2005.10.19
UK headquartered GE Healthcare, a USD 15 bn unit of General Electric Company, has entered a licence agreement with Aalborg University on the use of a diagnostic method for a coronary heart disease 

Northern Jutland aims to make further investments in 4G mobile telephony 

2005.10.18
Vækstforum Nordjylland, an organisation set up to prepare a business development strategy for the region, proposes that DKK 28.8 mn of a governmental grant of DKK 200 mn is spent on 4G mobile phone development 

Saxotech prepares for IPO on Nasdaq 

2005.10.18
Saxotech, a Danish software development and systems implementation company exclusively serving the publishing industry, has announced plans to become listed on Nasdaq in the next 12-18 months 

LM Glasfiber to build its second wind turbine blade facility in India 

2005.10.17
Danish wind turbine blade manufacturer LM Glasfiber has announced plans to build a blade factory in Dobespet in the Bangalore Rural district in India 

Motorola expands its Danish Tetra development centre 

2005.10.17
US telecompany Motorola has employed 50 more developers at its Danish Tetra development centre this year 

Novozymes seeks partner to develop groundbreaking new antibiotic 

2005.10.14
Denmark's Novozymes is seeking a partner from the pharmaceutical industry to further develop plectasin, an antimicrobial peptide (AMP) active against multi-resistant bacteria 

Texas Instruments unit in Aalborg awarded business prize 

2005.10.14
Texas Instruments development division in Aalborg receives Amcham Denmark Business Award 2005  

Novozymes announces sensational new antibiotic discovery  

2005.10.13
Denmark's Novozymes has discovered a new antimicrobial peptide (AMP) active against multi-resistant bacteria that pose a threat to global health 

Novo Nordisk receives EU marketing authorisation for insulin analogues 

2005.10.12
The European Medicines Agency has granted EU marketing authorisation to Denmark's Novo Nordisk for its new premix insulin analogues NovoMix 50 and NovoMix 70 for the treatment of diabetes 

DOT gains major order from Siemens Power Generation 

2005.10.11
Dansk Overflade Teknik (DOT) has gained a contract with Siemens Power Generation to supply surface treatment for 150 wind turbine towers 

Danish IT company ScanNet seeing strong growth 

2005.10.10
The newly published 2004-2005 annual report from Danish IT company ScanNet, shows the company increased its gross profits from DKK 24.9 mn to DKK 30.8 mn 

Strong growth in the number of broadband internet connections 

2005.10.07
H1 2005 statistics from the National IT and Telecom Agency show that the number of broadband internet connections in Denmark increased by 150,000 to 1.1 million compared to year-end 2004 

NNE builds new vaccine facility for Bavarian Nordic in record time 

2005.10.06
In just 11 months, Novo Nordisk Engineering (NNE) has built a new vaccine production facility for the biopharmaceutical company Bavarian Nordic A/S 

Icelandic IT company acquires Copenhagen based AppliCon 

2005.10.05
Nyherji hf, one of Iceland's largest IT suppliers has acquired Danish IT company AppliCon for an undisclosed sum 

USA's Enzon Pharmaceuticals buys sales rights to NatImmune compound 

2005.10.05
US-based Biotech company Enzon Pharmaceuticals has bought sales rights to Copenhagen-based NatImmune's compound MBL 

Biometric fledgling Guardia selected as nominee for European IST Prize  

2005.10.04
Entrepreneurial company Guardia based north of Copenhagen, has been selected as a nominee for the European Information Society Technologies Prize for its work with 3D recognition 

Alk-Abelló opens allergy research centre in China 

2005.10.03
Danish pharmaceutical company Alk-Abelló has opened an allergy research centre in Guangzhou province in southern China headed by Professor Nanzhan Zhong 

Danish software company gains contract with Audi 

2005.10.03
Denmark's Kapow Technologies has gained a contract with Audi to supply Kapow's RoboSuite software for integration of applications in portal solutions 

Analysis shows solid growth in the Danish IT industry  

2005.09.29
Analysis of accounts from more than 300 of the largest IT companies in Denmark shows that total profits increased by almost 300% in just 12 months 

MidtVest Bredbånd to offer high-speed internet connections from October 

2005.09.28
Danish broadband company MidtVest Bredbånd is ready to offer high-speed broadband internet connections to companies and households in central and western Jutland from October 

Racell first to produce world's largest solar cell modules 

2005.09.28
Copenhagen based fledgling Racell has developed equipment which can produce the world's largest solar cell modules 

Alk-Abelló first to map the structure of major house dust mite allergen  

2005.09.27
Denmark's Alk-Abelló is the first pharmaceutical company in the world to map the structure of the major house dust mite allergen which causes allergy in humans 

Neurosearch aims to start phase III trials on new compound in 2006 

2005.09.26
Danish biopharmaceutical company Neurosearch aims to start phase III trials next year on a new compound, NS2359, for the treatment of depression 

Danish entrepreneurs to launch a global B2B search engine 

2005.09.23
Danish entrepreneurs are launching a global B2B search engine Masterseek.com in a beta version on 30 September with more than 6 million companies initially indexed 

Lundbeck drug Cipralex approved for the treatment of GAD in Europe 

2005.09.23
Danish pharmaceutical company Lundbeck has announced that the European health authorities have approved the company's drug Cipralex for the treatment of generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) 

Leo Pharma is on track for a record year 

2005.09.22
Overall sales growth Jan-July for Danish pharmaceutical company Leo Pharma is around 10%, and extended collaboration with US company has been announced 

Aalborg hosts the first International Wireless Summit  

2005.09.22
Aalborg in northern Jutland is currently hosting the first International Wireless Summit (IWS 2005), which is being attended by senior executives from some of the world's largest technology companies and key university researchers 

IBM and Denmark's Maersk Logistics announces new tracking system 

2005.09.21
IBM and Copenhagen based Maersk Logistics have jointly developed a new container tracking system which can improve the quality of container tracking and increase security of transported goods 

New portal launched for mobile and wireless technology in the Nordic region 

2005.09.19
Denmark's Strand Consult and the IT associations of Denmark and Norway have launched a new internet portal Wireless Scandinavia to set further focus on mobile and wireless technology in the Nordic region 

B&O and Samsung to develop new mobile phone 

2005.09.15
Jutland headquartered Bang & Olufsen and Samsung Electronics have entered a strategic alliance to develop a new mobile phone 

GN establishes wireless headset development centre in Aalborg 

2005.09.15
GN, a Danish developer and manufacturer of communication products, is currently recruiting people for a new development centre in Aalborg, northern Jutland 

TDC to launch 3G services in Denmark in October 

2005.09.14
Denmark's largest telecom provider TDC has announced that it will open its 3G network in Denmark on 3 October this year 

eBay acquires the Danish co-founded internet company Skype 

2005.09.13
Online auction site eBay has agreed to acquire internet telephone company Skype Technologies, founded by Dane Janus Friis and Swede Niklas Zennström, for DKK 15.6 bn  

Novozymes ranked No. 1 for sustainability for the fifth year in succession 

2005.09.13
Danish enzyme manufacturer Novozymes has been ranked No. 1 for the fifth year in succession in the Dow Jones Sustainability Group Index (DJSI) in the biotech category on both the European and the global list 

Mexico chooses Danish mortgage credit system 

2005.09.12
The Mexican Treasury Department has chosen Denmark's VP Securities Services as the supplier of a new mortgage credit system patterned on the Danish model 

UK telecom subsidiary makes rapid progress in Denmark 

2005.09.08
Recently established telecompany Lebara Mobile Denmark, a subsidiary of Lebara International, has gained 15,000 more customers than expected in three months 

Finnish equity fund invests DKK 29 mn in Danish IT company 

2005.09.07
Finnish equity fund Capman has invested DKK 29 mn (USD 4.9 mn) in Scanjour, a Danish software supplier of solutions for electronic document handling, knowledge sharing and staff administration 

Intel Copenhagen reports increasing demands for its high-speed chips 

2005.09.07
Intel Copenhagen, the former Danish company Giga acquired by Intel in 2000, reports increasing demand for its products and plans to employ more people 

PhaseOneTrials has conducted a phase II trial for GlaxoSmithKline 

2005.09.06
PhaseOneTrials, a Copenhagen based contract research clinic, has completed a phase IIA trial for pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline 

Denmark's Gatetrade expands its activities to Norway 

2005.09.05
Gatetrade, which manages the largest B2B online market place in Denmark, is rapidly expanding its business activities and is entering the Norwegian market shortly after establishment in Sweden 

TopoTarget and NeuroSearch enter development and licensing agreement 

2005.09.01
The Danish based biotech companies TopoTarget and NeuroSearch have signed a development and licensing agreement concerning NeuroSearch compound NSD-551 for the treatment of cancer 

Zealand Pharma receives second part of funding  

2005.09.01
Zealand Pharma, a Danish biopharmaceutical company based near Copenhagen, has received DKK 97 mn (USD 15.8 mn) from new and existing investors, the second part of a total funding of DKK 193 (USD 31.6 mn) 

Promising gene therapy research at Denmark's National Hospital  

2005.08.30
The Department of Radiation Biology at Denmark's National Hospital has developed a gene therapy which in laboratory tests efficiently kills cancer cells from patients with small cell lung cancer 

Danish broadband supplier gains DKK 50 mn investment 

2005.08.25
Dansk Bredbånd, one of Denmark's leading suppliers of broadband solutions based on optical fibre technology, has received a DKK 50 mn (USD 8 mn) investment from four of its main shareholders 

TopoTarget receives milestone payment from Curagen Corporation 

2005.08.23
Danish biopharmaceutical company TopoTarget has received a USD 4.8 mn milestone payment from Curagen Corporation as an ongoing clinical trial of PXD101 is expanded to the US 

Microsoft selects Danish software fledging as Partner of the Year 

2005.08.22
Denmark's WPA Mobile has been chosen as Partner of the Year in the category Mobility Solutions-Innovation by Microsoft, and is now looking for investors to launch its product in the US 

Venture capital subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson invests in 7TM Pharma 

2005.08.22
Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation (JJDC), a venture capital subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has invested an undisclosed sum in the Danish biotech company 7TM Pharma 

Swiss biotech company Serono and Denmark's Genmab enter agreement 

2005.08.19
Switzerland's Serono has gained global exclusive rights to develop and commercialise Copenhagen based Genmab's HuMax-CD4 for initial payment of a licence fee and equity investment totalling USD 70 mn 

Atonomics gains major investment for diagnostic chip development 

2005.08.17
Danish medico company Atonomics has raised DKK 67 mn (USD 11.4 mn) in new capital for development of a diagnostic biochip 

Genmab initiates Phase II trial with HuMax-CD 20 

2005.08.17
Copenhagen based biotech company Genmab has initiated a Phase II study with its antibody drug HuMax-CD20 for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis 

IBM in Denmark expected to cash in on Maersk acquisition  

2005.08.16
IBM's Danish division is estimated to gain DKK 200-500 mn from the acquisition of Dutch shipping company P&O Nedlloyd by Denmark's largest concern A.P. Moller – Maersk  

Novo Nordisk establishes new research unit in biopharmaceuticals 

2005.08.16
Healthcare company Novo Nordisk has created a new research unit in biopharmaceuticals to strengthen the company's activities in the treatment of acute haemorrhage 

Japanese communication solutions provider Anritsu acquires NetTest 

2005.08.15
Copenhagen based NetTest, which specialises in wireless network monitoring solutions, has been acquired by Japan's Anritsu for an undisclosed sum  

H1 2005 report from Novo Nordisk shows 25% increase in net profits 

2005.08.12
Healthcare company Novo Nordisk's newly published H1 2005 report shows a net profit of DKK 2.9 bn (USD 493 mn), a 25% increase compared to the same period last year 

PBS reports 38% increase in Dankort internet payments  

2005.08.09
New H1 2005 figures from PBS show that the number of internet payments with the Danish Payment Card, Dankort, increased by 38% compared to the same period last year 

Danish Microsoft Axapta partner achieves Life Sciences certification 

2005.08.08
Thy Data Center is the second company in the world to have gained certification to implement Microsoft Axapta for Life Sciences in the pharmaceutical industry 

TDC upgrades 2005 forecast after strong progress in Q2 

2005.08.08
Denmark's largest telecom provider TDC increased its sales by 8.5% to DKK 11.7 bn in Q2 compared to the same period last year, and has upgraded its forecast for 2005 revenues and profits by DKK 300 mn 

Alk-Abelló in good financial shape to bring grass allergy drug to market 

2005.08.04
Denmark's Alk-Abelló is financially well positioned to complete the development of its first orally delivered vaccine for the treatment of grass pollen allergy 

Half year PC sales in Denmark reach record heights  

2005.08.02
Analysis company IDC Nordic has published new figures which show that sales of PCs in Denmark have set a new record in the last six months with 465,000 computers sold 

Swedish group acquires Danish bandage manufacturer Hospidana 

2005.08.02
The Swedish group Procurator has acquired Hospidana, a Danish manufacturer of elastic and tubular bandages, for an undisclosed sum 

Denmark's Zensys receives major investment for its Z-Wave technology 

2005.08.01
Copenhagen based chip developer Zensys has raised DKK 100 mn in funding from investors including US venture capital firm, Bessemer Venture Partners 

EU report shows that Denmark has almost 100% broadband coverage 

2005.07.29
A new EU publication, Digital Divide Report, which addresses geographical discrepancies in broadband coverage in the EU15 population, shows that Denmark has almost 100% coverage 

Bavarian Nordic initiates Phase II trial in HIV infected individuals 

2005.07.28
Danish biopharmaceutical company Bavarian Nordic has initiated a Phase II trial to test the safety and immunogenicity of its smallpox vaccine Imvamune in HIV infected individuals 

Japan's pharma giant Astellas chooses Copenhagen as base for Nordic growth 

2005.07.27
Astellas, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical groups, has chosen to place its Nordic headquarters in Copenhagen and plans to make it the platform for strong growth in the Nordic region 

LifeCycle Pharma enlists Morgan Stanley to prepare for IPO listing 

2005.07.26
Danish biotech company LifeCycle Pharma has enlisted investment bank Morgan Stanley to help prepare for an IPO on Copenhagen Stock Exchange probably by the end of this year 

Successful Microsoft project in Denmark to be rolled out worldwide 

2005.07.26
A Danish pilot project for small and medium sized Microsoft partner companies carried out by Microsoft Denmark has been so successful that the model now will be rolled out to Microsoft partners all over the world 

Cisco Systems acquires Denmark's Kiss Technology 

2005.07.25
Cisco Systems has acquired Kiss Technology, a Danish developer and manufacturer of DVD players, through its subsidiary Linksys for DKK 374 mn 

Osteologix completes enrolment for its first Phase I clinical trial 

2005.07.22
Copenhagen headquartered Osteologix has completed patient enrolment for its first Phase I clinical trial of the compound NBS-101 for the treatment of osteoporosis 

Danes' internet spending with MasterCard jumps 91% 

2005.07.20
New figures from US credit card company MasterCard show that Danes are now spending an average DKK 1,200 each time they shop on the internet, a 91% increase compared to 2004 

Danish Technology can track terrorists 

2005.07.18
A small Danish company has invented an artificial ‘nose’ able to trace explosives or chemical gasses 

Japanese pharma company goes Nordic 

2005.07.18
Large Japanese pharma merger means business for the Nordic region 

Columbus IT Partner develops new solution for Microsoft 

2005.07.13
Microsoft Business Solutions has made Columbus responsible for developing a new solution aimed at the retail industry. 

Danish software company WPA wins Microsoft’s international partner prize 

2005.07.13
WPA was recently announced winner of Microsoft’s international partner competition, which awards partners who have developed exceptional Microsoft-based solutions. 

Lundbeck enters partnership agreement with PAION 

2005.07.12
Copenhagen based Lundbeck has entered an agreement with PAION, a German biopharmaceutical company, for the development and marketing of PAION's drug candidate Desmoteplase 

7TM Pharma initiates clinical studies of potential blockbuster 

2005.07.11
Denmark's 7TM Pharma has initiated phase I/II clinical trials of a drug candidate for the treatment of obesity 

Investment in the Danish telecom sector rises again 

2005.07.11
A new report form the National IT and Telecom Agency shows that investment in the Danish telecoms sector during 2004 rose by DKK 10 mn compared to the previous year 

Bavarian Nordic gains US patent for its MVA technology 

2005.07.06
The US Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for Bavarian Nordic's MVA vaccine technology 

Thomsen Bioscience ready to launch unique biochip 

2005.07.05
North Jutland based Thomsen Bioscience is ready to launch a biochip for biological warfare detection. The US and UK armed services have shown great interest in the product 

TopoTarget successfully completes phase II/III trial with Savene 

2005.06.30
Danish biopharmaceutical company TopoTarget has successfully completed a phase II/III trial with Savene, the company's most advanced drug 

FL Telecom first with mobile phone using Intel's Manitoba processor 

2005.06.29
Jutland based FL Telecom has developed the first mobile phone based on Intel's Manitoba processor, and has entered a marketing agreement with a UK company 

State Serum Institute granted major sum from Gates Foundation 

2005.06.29
A tuberculosis vaccine project at SSI has been granted USD 11.3 mn from the Global Health Program of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 

Oracle moves its Nordic sales centre from Ireland to Denmark 

2005.06.28
After seven years in Dublin, Ireland, Oracle has chosen to move its Nordic sales centre to Copenhagen because of problems holding onto staff in Ireland 

Capital boom in Danish biotech industry  

2005.06.27
Investors are showing confidence in the Danish biotech industry, where a number of companies have received significant sums this year 

Deadline Games signs contract on money-spinning new game 

2005.06.24
Copenhagen based Deadline Games has signed a very lucrative contract with UK games publisher SCI on a sequel to Total Overdose 

Hagedorn Research Institute granted multimillon sum for stem cell research 

2005.06.24
The Hagedorn Research Institute, part of Novo Nordisk, has been granted DKK 120 mn for stem cell research from the EU and NIH 

Fledgling biotech company gains preliminary product approval 

2005.06.23
Copenhagen based Curalogic, which specialises in developing oral allergy treatment, has gained preliminary approval of its first product from PEI in Germany 

UCB concentrates its Nordic activities in Ørestad, Copenhagen 

2005.06.23
Global biopharmaceutical company UCB Group has chosen to concentrate its Nordic activities in a new Nordic head office in Copenhagen's high tech enterprise zone Ørestad 

Analysis shows increased earnings among IT companies in 2004  

2005.06.22
Key 2004 figures from Denmark's 160 largest IT companies show that total earnings improved by DKK 2 bn on the previous year 

IBM to make multimillion investment in its Danish operational centre 

2005.06.21
The world's largest IT company IBM plans to invest a substantial multimillion sum to turn its Danish division into IBM largest operational centre in Europe 

Novo Nordisk receives important US approval for Levemir 

2005.06.20
The FDA has granted Novo Nordisk marketing authorisation for its long-acting insulin analogue Levemir 

Amadeus Capital Partners invests major sum in End2End 

2005.06.17
Venture capital company Amadeus Capital Partners has invested DKK 54 mn in a stake in End2End, a leading managed service provider for mobile data services headquartered in Aalborg, northern Jutland 

Fledgling Danish IT company wins multimillion order  

2005.06.17
Copenhagen based Northmann has won a multimillion order from the Swedish furniture giant Ikea 

Frode Laursen enters partnership regarding RFID testing  

2005.06.16
As part of a partnership agreement, Denmark's Frode Laursen will make two of its warehouses available for Danish Technological Institute's testing of RFID technology 

Nokia's Danish subsidiary goes from strength to strength 

2005.06.14
The Danish subsidiary of Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia now employs over a 1000 people and generates an annual turnover in excess of DKK 1.5 bn 

7TM Pharma enters agreement with Johnson & Johnson company 

2005.06.10
Denmark's 7TM Pharma has entered an important contract with Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, a Johnson & Johnson company, to develop compounds for the treatment of asthma and allergic diseases 

Proxeon Biosystems receives investment for launch of new product 

2005.06.09
Denmark's Proxeon Biosystems has received an undisclosed sum from the Danish Fund for Industrial Growth, Syddansk Venture and Vecata for new instrument launch 

WPA Mobile among world's most innovative software developers 

2005.06.07
Microsoft names Denmark's WPA Mobile as one of the world's 25 most innovative software developers  

Biotech firm Exiqon raises additional funding from existing investors 

2005.06.06
Danish biotech company Exiqon has gained a DKK 116 mn investment from its existing investors following the recently entered distribution agreement with Roche Diagnostics 

Danish biotech firms gearing up to seek IPO listing 

2005.06.06
Besides TopoTarget, which has an IPO on Copenhagen Stock Exchange this week, several other Danish biotech companies could soon be candidates for stock exchange listing  

Biopharmaceutical company TopoTarget seeks CSE listing 

2005.06.03
TopoTarget, a Danish biopharmaceutical company, has announced an IPO on Copenhagen Stock Exchange from 6 to 9 June 

Sonofon acquires fibre optic network in Denmark 

2005.06.03
Mobile phone operator Sonofon has entered a collaboration agreement with GlobalConnect to establish a national fibre optic network in Denmark 

Leading telecom suppliers enter agreement with DTU 

2005.05.31
Nokia, Siemens, Motorola and Denmark's Nettest have entered a framework agreement with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) for a new ICT research center at DTU 

TopoTarget takes out two patents on drug candidates for cancer treatment  

2005.05.30
Danish biopharmaceutical company TopoTarget has taken out two patents on drug candidates for cancer treatment in the US and Europe respectively 

Danish medico company to enter Chinese market with new laser  

2005.05.27
Genius Periodental, a Danish medico company, has developed a laser for periodontal treatment which is reported to give better results than existing methods 

Microsoft chooses RTX Telecom as a development partner for Xbox 360 

2005.05.26
RTX Telecom, a north Jutland based supplier of advanced wireless communication solutions, has been chosen by Microsoft as a development partner for Microsoft's Wireless Game Pad for Xbox 360 

Norwegian telecom giant Telenor acquires Danish broadband supplier  

2005.05.24
Telenor, one of Norway's largest companies, has acquired Danish broadband supplier Cybercity for DKK 1.4 bn 

Important breakthrough for Danish biotech fledgling  

2005.05.20
Biotech fledgling Enkam Pharmaceuticals, based in Copenhagen, has developed a peptide drug, FGL, for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease which has shown very promising results in animal tests 

Microsoft in Vedbæk will be expanded says CEO Steve Ballmer 

2005.05.20
Microsoft plans to expand its development centre in Vedbæk, Denmark, and increase the number of staff considerably, Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, stated during a visit to Denmark 

Exiqon enters important distribution agreement with Roche Diagnostics 

2005.05.19
Danish biotech company Exiqon has entered a distribution agreement with Roche Diagnostics which will sell Exiqon's main product, ProbeLibrary, worldwide 

Danish biotech company LifeCycle Pharma raises major investment  

2005.05.18
Danish biotech company LifeCycle Pharma has gained a DKK 114 mn investment from new international investors including US based Alta Partners and existing investors 

Locatel Europe Group acquires IT company 2M Electronic  

2005.05.18
IT company 2M Electronic, based near Copenhagen, has been acquired by its French collaboration partner Locatel Europe Group for more than DKK 50 mn 

WM-data is first Microsoft Axapta partner to achieve Life Science certification 

2005.05.17
WM-data's Danish division is the world's first Microsoft Axapta partner to gain certification to implement Axapta for Life Science in the pharmaceutical industry 

Inndevelop Technologies gains investment from Norwegian business angel 

2005.05.13
Inndevelop Technologies, a software company which develops and markets management software, has gained a multimillion investment from Carl Espen Wollebekk, a Norwegian business angel 

US company Wayport acquires Danish internet provider NetPoint 

2005.05.11
NetPoint, a Copenhagen based provider of high-speed internet access from hotspots and hotel rooms, has been acquired by the US broadband provider Wayport for approx. DKK 60 mn  

Danish internet and broadband provider Cybercity close to being sold  

2005.05.09
The sale of Cybercity, one of Denmark's leading internet and broadband service providers, is entering its final stages according to national newspaper Berlingske Tidende 

Biotech company NsGene raises extra cash for clinical studies 

2005.05.05
Danish Biotech company NsGene has gained a DKK 30 mn (USD 5.1 mn) investment, which will enable the firm to move its R&D programmes into clinical studies and achieve significant milestones over the next 18 months 

Denmark leads the world in ADSL accessibility  

2005.05.03
Telecompany TDC now offers ADSL broadband connections to 98% of the country, putting Denmark in the top flight of OECD countries in terms of ADSL accessibility  

NovoSeven facility receives '2005 Facility of Year Award' in New York 

2005.05.02
Danish healthcare company Novo Nordisk's NovoSeven facility has received the '2005 Facility of the Year Award' at Interphex, the world's largest pharmaceutical conference in New York 

Important tuberculosis project attracted to Denmark from the US 

2005.04.29
Invest in Denmark and Copenhagen Capacity have helped attract an important tuberculosis project to Denmark from the US based organisation, Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation 

Japanese electronics giant signs development agreement with IPtronics 

2005.04.29
A Japanese electronics manufacturer has signed a development agreement with Danish entrepreneurial high-tech company IPtronics on supplying high speed chips 

Lundbeck receives European marketing approval for schizophrenia drug 

2005.04.28
Pharmaceutical company Lundbeck has received approval from the CHMP to market schizophrenia drug Serdolect in Europe 

Germany's SAP and Denmark's KMD in global IT solution agreement 

2005.04.27
Germany's SAP, the world's largest inter-enterprise company and KMD, one of Denmark's major IT providers for the public sector, have entered an agreement to develop IT solutions for the global public sector 

7,000 people expected to attend SAP's user conference in Copenhagen 

2005.04.26
Germany's SAP is holding its European user conference SAPPHIRE in the Bella Center in Copenhagen, April 26-28, where around 7,000 people are expected to attend 

New report shows substantial revenue growth for Danish internet industry  

2005.04.26
A new survey of companies in the Danish internet industry conducted by the analysis agency KOB for Erhvervsbladet, shows a climb in average revenue growth from 9% in 2003 to 18% in 2004 

Novo Nordisk gains EU approval for broader use of two insulin analogues 

2005.04.25
Healthcare company Novo Nordisk has gained extended marketing authorisation for Levemir and NovoRapid  

For the 2nd year in succession Denmark is No.1 in the world for e-readiness 

2005.04.22
For the second year in succession, Denmark has been ranked No.1 in the world for e-readiness in an annual survey by IBM in conjunction with The Economist Intelligence Unit 

Genmab obtains important FDA agreement for skin cancer study  

2005.04.22
Genmab, a Copenhagen based biotech company, has reached an agreement with the FDA on the design of Genmab's pivotal study for its HuMax-CD4 antibody for the treatment of skin cancer  

IBM Denmark plans to employ hundreds of people in 2005 

2005.04.21
IBM Denmark plans to employ hundreds of people in 2005 according to communication manager of IBM in Denmark, Rikke Ploug Niemann 

New Saxotech software takes up ad battle with online search engines  

2005.04.21
Saxotech, a Danish software development and systems implementations company exclusively serving the publishing industry, has expanded its software to include advertising on the internet 

Innovation Lab sets up unit in the new IT Growth House in Copenhagen 

2005.04.20
Innovation Lab based in the IT city of Katrinebjerg, Aarhus, has now also established a presence in the new IT Growth House at the IT University of Copenhagen 

Biogen Idec gives final approval for Hillerød factory plan 

2005.04.19
US based Biogen Idec has given final approval for building an extensive factory in Hillerød, north of Copenhagen, Biogen Idec's first production facility outside the US 

Liplasome raises investment for testing a novel drug delivery technology 

2005.04.19
Danish biotech company Liplasome has gained a DKK 45 mn investment for testing its novel tumour activated drug delivery technology for the treatment of cancer 

Cutwater enters partnership agreement with Finland's BasWare 

2005.04.18
Cutwater, a Danish finance management firm, has entered a partnership agreement with the Finnish software company BasWare to sell the latter's products in Denmark 

7TM Pharma sells drug candidate rights to Procter & Gamble subsidiary 

2005.04.14
7TM Pharma, a Danish biotech company based north of Copenhagen, has sold the rights to a potential new drug for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases to Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals  

US software company SuccessFactors opens office in Copenhagen 

2005.04.14
SuccessFactors, a US software company based in Silicon Valley, California, has opened an office in Copenhagen which will serve a large part of the European market  

Danish entrepreneur invents RFID chip which safeguards user information  

2005.04.13
Danish entrepreneur Stephan Engberg has invented a chip solution for RFID technology which safeguards information about the user, and now seeks venture capital to start production 

Bella Center in Copenhagen a popular choice for major IT conferences 

2005.04.12
The Bella Center in Copenhagen has gained success as a host of major IT conferences for companies including Microsoft, HP, SAP, Oracle, SAS Institute and Cisco 

Proxeon Biosystems to launch new instrument for protein analysis 

2005.04.12
Proxeon Biosystems, a Danish biotech company which develops and supplies products for proteomics research, plans to launch a new instrument for protein analysis in the near future 

Danish companies increase their use of industrial robots 

2005.04.08
Danish Robot Association has published statistics which show that the number of installed industry robots increased by 11% in 2004 

Denmark announces breakthrough invention: Thumbprint payment cards 

2005.04.08
Two Danish companies, Scanecotech and Ewire, yesterday presented a prototype of a new payment card which uses a thumbprint to identify the cardholder 

US based Digital Angel acquires Danish software company DSD-Holding 

2005.04.07
US based Digital Angel has acquired DSD-Holding, a Danish software company which develops RFID technology for electronic monitoring of livestock, and its two subsidiaries Daploma International and Digitag 

Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation and SSI enter vaccine collaboration 

2005.04.06
US based Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation and Statens Serum Institut have entered a collaboration to develop SSI's tuberculosis (TB) vaccine, HyVac4 

Novozymes launches new low-temperature detergent enzyme 

2005.04.04
Danish enzyme manufacturer Novozymes has launched a new detergent enzyme, Polarzyme, which makes it possible to wash clothes clean in cold water 

GSK to further develop NeuroSearch drug candidate  

2005.03.30
NeuroSearch licence partner GlaxoSmithKline to initiate clinical Phase II studies with NS2359, a NeuroSearch drug candidate for the treatment of depression 

Denmark invites India to enter 5 year IT collaboration agreement 

2005.03.29
The Danish Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Helge Sander, has invited the Indian IT Minister Dayanidhi Maran to enter a 5 year IT collaboration agreement 

Thrane & Thrane supplies terminals for new satellite system 

2005.03.29
Thrane & Thrane, a Danish technology company specialising in satellite communication products, is one of four companies supplying terminals for the Inmarsat-4 satellite  

Germany's Otto Bock HealthCare acquires Danish neural implants company 

2005.03.23
Otto Bock HealthCare, a Germany based global supplier of products for people with limited mobility has acquired Neurodan, a neural implants company based in Aalborg, Jutland 

Sweden's largest IT consultant broker sets up shop in Denmark 

2005.03.23
Sweden's rapidly growing IT consultant broker, eWork, has opened an office in Copenhagen 

Cisco: Denmark is in the top league 

2005.03.22
Small and medium sized companies in Denmark are world leaders when it comes to using IT. 

Denmark plays a central role in Ericsson’s global strategy 

2005.03.22
The Swedish telecom giant Ericsson puts faith and money in Danish core competencies within the development of the broadband net of tomorrow. The development is taking place in Struer and has brought Ericsson in a front position. 

Prestigious IBM award goes to Danish IT-solution 

2005.03.21
‘Best ‘Product Lifecycle Management’ installation in small to medium sized company’ This is the title, which IT-giant IBM earlier this month awarded an IT-project at the production company Jokan in Randers, Denmark. 

Biopharmaceutical company TopoTarget receives major investment 

2005.03.18
The Anglo-Danish company has gained a DKK 110 mn investment from existing investors BankInvest and HealthCap, and a new investor, Deutsche Venture Capital 

New Danish allergy research company established 

2005.03.18
NOVI Innovation, pharmaceutical company ALK-Abelló and Denmark's National Hospital have jointly established a new allergy research company, T-Shift 

Danish software company Atomistix gains further investment, and seeks more 

2005.03.16
Copenhagen based Atomistix has gained a DKK 10 mn investment from an existing investor, but says it will need fresh capital later this year  

B-K Medical launches portable colour ultrasound scanner 

2005.03.14
Copenhagen based B-K Medical, a subsidiary of Analogic Corporation, has announced the launch of a high-performance portable colour ultrasound scanner, the Mini Focus 

Broadcom opens European development centre in Copenhagen  

2005.03.11
California based Broadcom Corporation has chosen Copenhagen as the location for its first European development centre for wireless communication  

Report shows that Denmark is one of the world's best network nations 

2005.03.11
Denmark has been ranked 4th of 104 economies in exploiting global IT developments according to the Global Information Technology Report 2004-2005 published by World Economic Forum 

Denmark's EMPAS Consulting gains approval for six Chinese herbal medicines 

2005.03.08
EMPAS Consulting and its partner, the Swedish Institute of Herbal Medicines, have gained approval for six Chinese herbal medicines from European pharmaceutical authorities 

British investment fund acquires Leo Animal Health 

2005.03.04
British investment fund Montagu Private Equity has acquired Leo Animal Health, a subsidiary of the Danish pharmaceutical company Leo Pharma, for an undisclosed sum 

Novo Nordisk's operating profits up 9% in 2004 

2005.03.03
Healthcare company Novo Nordisk has published its annual report for 2004, which shows a 9% increase in operating profits to DKK 6.9 bn 

New statistics show that 95% of Danes has a mobile phone 

2005.03.02
New statistics from the National IT and Telecom Agency show that the number of mobile phone subscribers in Denmark increased by 300,000 to almost 5.2 million in H2 2004 

Germany's Magirus acquires Danish IT storage distributor 

2005.03.01
German-owned IT distributor Magirus has acquired the Danish IT storage distributor Exello and its Swedish subsidiary for an undisclosed sum 

Genmab wins international biotech award for top performance 

2005.02.28
Copenhagen based biotech company Genmab has been awarded the James D. Watson Helix Award for top performance by the BIO and Long Island Life Sciences Initiative 

Danish Bluetooth headset receives prestigious design award 

2005.02.25
Denmark's GN Mobile has won the prestigious iF Product Design Award in the Consumer Electronics category for its Jabra BT250 Bluetooth headset for mobile phones 

Microsoft in Vedbæk aims to become a world leading development centre 

2005.02.25
Microsoft Business Solutions in Vedbæk north of Copenhagen, aims to become a world leading development centre for company software in five years 

Lundbeck and Teva receive EU marketing authorisation for new drug 

2005.02.24
Denmark's Lundbeck and its Israeli partner Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, have received EU marketing authorisation for Azilect, a new drug for the treatment of Parkinson's disease 

Symphogen gains US patent for development of symphobodies 

2005.02.24
Denmark's Symphogen has been granted a US patent for development of combinant polyclonal antibodies, known as symphobodies, to treat and prevent allergic reactions 

Biotech company Zealand Pharma gains major investment  

2005.02.22
The Copenhagen based biotech company Zealand Pharma has announced the closing of a major new financing round 

Canada's LAB International acquires Danish testing laboratory 

2005.02.18
Scantox, a Danish preclinical testing laboratory based near Copenhagen, has been acquired by the Canadian pharmaceutical company LAB International for DKK 28 mn 

Kennet Venture Partners invests in Danish software company 

2005.02.17
US venture company Kennet Venture Partners has invested DKK 38 mn (USD 6.5 mn) in the Danish software company Kapow Technologies 

Biogen Idec prepares employment drive for new production plant 

2005.02.16
Biogen Idec is preparing to recruit managerial and other key staff for its production plant in Hillerød, north of Copenhagen, which is currently under construction 

TCM Denmark to test naturally derived drug for China 

2005.02.16
TCM Denmark has gained its first contract with the Chinese authorities to test a naturally derived drug which might have a cancer-inhibiting effect 

Atomistix launches software to ease nanotechnology development 

2005.02.14
Danish software company Atomistix has launched a user friendly product for simulation and analysis of atomic scale properties of nanoscale devices, Virtual NanoLab 

Danish glass and steel mouse pads a great export success  

2005.02.14
Copenhagen based IT manufacturer Soft Trading, which makes mouse pads in glass and steel, doubled its revenues in 2004 to DKK 20 mn 

Tele and IT giants create Danish research centre together with DTU  

2005.02.11
Nokia, Siemens, Motorola, IBM and Nettest, together with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), are creating a Danish knowledge and research centre for IT and communication 

Surging profits for Danish software company WirTek  

2005.02.10
North Jutland based WirTek, an embedded software and mobile solutions company, increased its profits before tax by more than tenfold in 2004 

Fledgling DtecNet gains distribution agreement in Hollywood 

2005.02.09
Danish software company DtecNet has gained a distribution agreement with Motion Pictures Association, which will distribute DtecNet's Parent File Scan software in the US 

Denmark no. 1 in Europe for wireless PDAs per capita 

2005.02.08
Denmark is the country in Europe with the highest per capita number of PDA’s with built-in mobile phone and wireless network. The sale of PDA’s in Denmark has doubled within the last year. 

Denmark no. 1 in Europe in wireless PDAs per capita 

2005.02.07
Denmark is the country in Europe with the highest per capita number of PDA’s with built-in mobile phone and wireless network. The sale of PDA’s in Denmark has doubled within the last year.  

Fujitsu Siemens piles on the sales in Denmark 

2005.02.04
The computer manufacturer is aiming to reach DKK 1 billion turnover for the financial year which ends in March, which would correspond to a growth rate of more than 50% 

CSE listed biotech shares rose an average 69% in 2004  

2005.02.02
Shares of biotech companies Bavarian Nordic, Genmab, NeuroSearch and Pharmexa, listed on Copenhagen Stock Exchange, increased by an average 69% in 2004  

Sweden's Tele2 acquires Tiscali Denmark  

2005.02.02
Swedish telecom operator Tele2 has acquired Tiscali Denmark, a subsidiary of Italy's Tiscali, for DKK 154 mn  

Danish enzyme manufacturer Novozymes sees profits rise 

2005.02.01
Denmark's Novozymes has published its 2004 financial result which shows a 8% rise in net profits from DKK 726 mn to DKK 782 mn 

Significant growth in the number of internet card payments in 2004 

2005.02.01
New figures from PBS, a Danish payment card operator, show a 67% increase in the number of card payments in Danish internet shops in 2004 

Norwegian network supplier IPnett opens office in Denmark 

2005.01.31
The Norwegian network supplier IPnett has opened an office in Hillerød, north of Copenhagen 

Chinese – Danish research collaboration to be signed this week 

2005.01.28
County Mayor of Funen, Jan Boye, is visiting China this week to sign a research agreement between TCM Denmark and the State Administration for Traditional Chinese Medicine 

Butlernetworks receives major investment from its US owners 

2005.01.27
Copenhagen headquartered telecompany Butlernetworks has received DKK 60 mn from its US owner Norwest Equity Partners for wireless technology investments 

Chiron Blood Testing establishes Northern European office in Denmark  

2005.01.27
The US biotech company, with businesses in biopharmaceuticals, vaccines and blood testing, establishes a Northern European office in Denmark  

NeuroSearch receives payment from BI for drug development 

2005.01.26
Danish biopharmaceutical company NeuroSearch has received DKK 28.6 mn (USD 5mn) from Boehringer Ingelheim for the continuation of the development of NS2330  

Fertin Pharma gains major order for the US market 

2005.01.25
The Jutland based medical chewing gum manufacturer has gained a contract with the US medical distributor Perrigo for nicotine chewing gum 

Denmark ranked Europe's No.1 on UN E-government Readiness Index 2004 

2005.01.24
Denmark is the highest placed European country and the world No.2 in the UN's E-government Readiness Index 2004  

Microsoft's Vedbæk unit turns into a business & development company 

2005.01.24
Microsoft Business Solution based in Vedbæk north of Copenhagen has become a business & development unit following a reorganisation 

Danish IT company enters JV with Bangladesh based Datasoft 

2005.01.21
Copenhagen based IT company Groupcare has entered a JV with Datasoft in Bangladesh to develop new software 

Dynaudio Acoustics and TC Electronic win monitor order from DR 

2005.01.17
An innovative collaboration between the two Danish companies has resulted in an order for 500 Dynaudio Acoustics studio monitors from DR, Denmark's state run TV and radio company  

Nordic Venture Partners completes major fund for ICT investments 

2005.01.17
Nordic Venture Partners has completed the establishment of its 2nd ICT investment fund which has gained DKK 855 mn from Nordic and international investors  

TDC and CSC enter a seven year IT outsourcing agreement 

2005.01.14
Denmark's largest teleoperator TDC and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) have entered a seven year IT outsourcing agreement worth DKK 385 mn 

Copenhagen based Zealand Pharma raises major new investment 

2005.01.12
Zealand Pharma has raised DKK 100 mn in new financing from investors including BankInvest, LD Pension and Dansk Erhvervsinvestering 

Danish researcher invents cheap and simple blood test for HIV patients 

2005.01.12
A Danish researcher has invented a simple and inexpensive blood test which can be used to assess when HIV patients need treatment 

E-government creates export opportunities for Danish companies 

2005.01.11
Denmark's efforts to create e-government has benefited a number of companies which now are beginning to export their products 

Danish research team reports promising tests of appetite reducing substance 

2005.01.10
A research team from two Danish universities has conducted tests which show that the fatty acid oleoylethanolamide can help fight obesity 

Three Danish students invent virus security system for mobile phones 

2005.01.07
Three students at Aalborg University in northern Jutland have invented a groundbreaking security system which can prevent computer viruses from infecting mobile phones 

Pharma Nord to expand its production facilities in Denmark 

2005.01.06
Pharma Nord, a Danish pharmaceutical company specialising in preventive medicine and nutrition is investing DKK 150 mn in a new factory in Jutland 

CMC Biopharmaceuticals gains new investment 

2005.01.05
The Copenhagen based biotech contract manufacturing company has received a DKK 106 mn investment  

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