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New Danish Food Partnership 


A new showcase will place food products, ingredients, machinery and technology from the Danish food cluster clearly on the global map.


The Best of Southern France in the Centre of Copenhagen 


In the centre of Copenhagen, boule lanes and olive trees are moving in. The new Swedish bar, Boulebar, sets out to establish a charming Southern France setting in the buzzing metropolis.


Denmark Second in IMD World Talent Ranking 2016 


Denmark comfortably holds the second spot in the World Talent Ranking 2016 by IMD, ranking economies best equipped to develop, attract and retain business talent.


Renewables Now Cover 56% of Electricity Consumption in Denmark 


Production of electricity from renewables accounted for 56.0% of Danish domestic electricity supply in 2015. In addition, observed CO2 emissions fell by 6.6%.


New Joint Centre for Genome Data in Aarhus 


Aarhus University and the Central Denmark Region will create a new joint genome data centre in Aarhus. The new data centre will establish a strong foundation for research within genetic causes of common diseases and how to prevent them.


Successful Launch of the World's Biggest Aircraft in CPH 


United Arab Emirates airline Emirates increased its capacity when introducing the world’s biggest aircraft, the Airbus A380, on its Copenhagen-Dubai route.


Denmark Among the Top on 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Index 


Denmark’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is the fifth best in the world, according to the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Index. Denmark scores top on opportunity for start-ups, technology absorption, product innovation, human capital and risk capital.


World-leading Indian IT Company Invests Heavily in Danish IT Startup 


The world-leading Indian IT-company, Infosys, has invested in the Danish IT startup, UNSILO. The investment of close to 15 million DKK has been made by Infosys’ innovation fund and marks its first investment in Europe.


New Danish Agreement on Future Energy Subsidies 


The Danish Government has entered into a broad political agreement concerning gradual abolition of the PSO tax from 2017 to 2022.


Foreign Direct Investments in Denmark on the Rise 


The amount being directly invested in Denmark grew by 29 billion DKK in 2015.


Plan B Energy Storage Sets Up Operations in Copenhagen 


Marine energy storage manufacturer Plan B Energy Storage has set up operations in Copenhagen in order to bring energy storage systems to marine and grid solutions in Denmark.


Taiwanese GlobalWafers Co., Ltd. acquires Danish Topsil Semiconductor Materials A/S 


The Taiwanese company, GlobalWafers Co., Ltd., has acquired the Danish company, Topsil Semiconductor Materials A/S. The acquisition serves to pave the way for the companies to become the best silicon wafer suppliers in the world.


World Bank: Denmark Once Again Best European Country for Business 


For the sixth year in a row Denmark is ranked the easiest place in Europe to do business. Globally, only New Zealand and Singapore are ahead of Denmark in the World Bank’s ‘Ease of Doing Business Index’ published today.


Copenhagen Initiates New Collaboration to Promote Research on Healthcare 


The Capital Region of Denmark and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen are commencing strengthened collaborations, which will pave the way for a new kind of healthcare innovation in Copenhagen.


Denmark Tops Sustainable Energy Index 


Denmark ranks first overall, and also on the energy security dimension, in the 2016 Energy Trilemma Index by World Energy Council. Denmark’s performance is excellently balanced, resulting in a triple-A score.


Danish-Japanese Joint Venture Will Cut the Cost of Wind Power 


Fiberline Composites sets up a joint venture with one of the world’s leading carbon fibre manufactures – the Japanese global industrial giant Mitsubishi Rayon. The new company will pave the way for longer and more efficient wind turbine blades.


Official Report: Reasons for Choosing Denmark for Life Science and Health Care Activities 


Major public and private players in the Danish life science industry have once again collaborated to give foreign researchers and companies quick and reliable information.


Copenhagen Airport Among the World’s Best at Route Development 


For the fourth year in a row, airlines from around the world have ranked Copenhagen Airport among the world’s elite when it comes to developing new air routes.


Denmark second strongest engineering nation in the world 


Denmark is the second strongest engineering country in the world according to a new Engineering Index by the Centre for Economics and Business Research.


New IBM Client Innovation Centre in Copenhagen Creates 250 Jobs 


Invest in Denmark and Copenhagen Capacity are helping IBM expand its activities with a new innovation centre in Copenhagen. Within two years, 250 IT professionals will be employed at the new centre. The first talents will join already by the beginning of 2017.


Maurice Ward Opens First Scandinavian Distribution Centre in Denmark 


The global freight forward company, Maurice Ward Group, has just opened its first Scandinavian logistics and distribution centre in Billund, Denmark. Quality of infrastructure and ease of doing business were decisive factors.


Apple’s Billion Investment is Followed Up by Ambitious Research Agreement 


Apple’s billion investment in a datacenter in Denmark is now followed up by a new ambitious research agreement with Aarhus University regarding a new research and development partnership within biogas.


Denmark's Largest Biogas Plant Opens in Southern Jutland 


E.ON has together with Sønderjysk Biogas Invest (SBI) opened the largest biogas plant in Denmark to date. The biogas plant will transform 540,000 tons of manure, straw and other organic residues into green energy.


Denmark – a Global Player in Life Sciences 


With world class research, visionary universities, a strong health care system with excellent infrastructure and data collection and an effective business environment, Denmark stands out as a global player in life sciences and the home of a world leading health care industry.


Piper Environmental Group, Inc. Chooses Denmark 


The US based ozone solutions company, Piper Environmental Group, Inc., has placed a global headquarter in Denmark. Access to a leading water management hub and an innovative and collaborative business environment were decisive factors.


New Copenhagen Bioscience PhD programme 


The Copenhagen Bioscience PhD programme is a new initiative from The Novo Nordisk Foundation that offers talented students an opportunity to launch their careers in the vibrant environment of the Novo Nordisk Foundation research centre cluster.


Japanese Acoustic Company Opens European Office in Denmark 


Japan-based acoustic company Rion Co.,Ltd. has opened their first overseas office in Denmark to support sales of sound and vibration equipment in Europe.


Denmark’s Biotech Sector Best in Europe 


For the second year running, Denmark’s biotech sector is awarded a global top three ranking by Scientific American Worldview and is praised for its generous public sector investment and speedy drug trial application process.


Denmark no. 8 in Global Innovation Index 2016 


Denmark jumps to the 8th position in the Global Innovation Index 2016 by Cornell University, INSEAD & WIPO, performing very well on research talent and knowledge workers, ICT use, venture capital and government effectiveness.


WHINN 2016: A Unique Week of Health and Innovation  


Join Invest in Denmark at WHINN2016 to explore a range of initiatives arranged by some of the most innovative health professionals, health organizations, companies and other relevant stakeholders from across Europe.


Denmark Ranked as a European Leader in Innovation 


Denmark maintains its top ranking in a new European Innovation Scoreboard hot off the press from the European Commission.


Copenhagen Airport Rated Europe's Most Efficient Airport 


Copenhagen Airport has been rated most efficient airport in Europe for the tenth time in the past twelve years. Continuing optimisation and efficient utilisation of capacity has paved the way for the international recognition.


Sustainable Urban Transportation - Creating Green and Liveable Cities  


New white paper shares Danish insights about urban sustainable transportation.


Danish Government Boosts Danish Life Science Industry with Growth Team 


The Danish Government has set up a growth team with Lundbeck’s CEO, Kåre Schultz, as President, whose main task is to put forward suggestions to boost the already thriving Danish Life Science industry.


Foreign Investors in Hydrogen to Leverage Danish Business Opportunities 


Today, selected foreign and Danish companies meet with key players from the Danish energy sector and public sector to discuss the road forward in hydrogen for storage and transportation. Denmark has taken a front position within this field and is looking for ambitious international players to further professionalise and grow the business.


Invitation: Information Meeting on Denmark’s Next Generation eID 


The Danish Agency for Digitisation is planning a public procurement procedure regarding Denmark’s next generation national eID and eSignature solution, replacing the current NemID solution. Join the public information meeting on Monday 27 June 2016.


Denmark has 2nd Most Competitive Economy in the EU According to new IMD Ranking 


Denmark has the second most competitive economy in the EU and the sixth best in the world according to the just published 2016 World Competitiveness Index from IMD.


Singapore to Benefit from Danish Smart City Solutions 

Under the moniker Smart City World Labs, the Danish Embassy in Singapore, the Danish Industry Foundation, Gate 21, Quercus Group, and The Danish Technical University have joined forces in a consortium to meet the growing demands for Danish Smart City competencies in Singapore. 

World’s first City Data Marketplace in Copenhagen as Smart City Driver 


In partnership with Hitachi, Copenhagen has launched the world’s first marketplace for city data. The City Data Exchange is providing both public and private data from the metropole. With a special focus on challenges in the city, the data enable new knowledge about e.g. traffic patterns and citizens’ energy consumption, which companies can use to develop new, innovative solutions to create smarter cities.


Bayer Awarded German Company of the Year 


Pharmaceutical and chemistry giant Bayer receives the award for German Company of the Year 2016 jointly awarded by The Danish-German Chamber of Commerce, Copenhagen Capacity and Invest in Denmark.


Denmark Ranks in Top Five in Global Talent Competitiveness Index 


Denmark ranks fifth in competing for talent in the new Global Talent Competitiveness Index recently published by the business school INSEAD.


Indian IT Giant Tech Mahindra Inaugurates Delivery Centre in Denmark 


In September, it was announced that Tech Mahindra would intensify cooperation with their Danish key customer & partner KMD and take over 60 KMD employees. This week, Tech Mahindra’s new Delivery Centre is inaugurated in the Danish IT-city Ballerup.


Danish University Spin-out Opens Europe’s Most Advanced Air Lab 


The Danish company, Infuser, is now opening what promises to be Europe’s, and possibly the world’s, most advanced laboratories for the analysis of air quality at the University of Copenhagen.


5.7 Million Euro to Boost Early Clinical Trials in Denmark 


A 5.7 million euro grant from Innovation Fund Denmark will enable the construction of two new centres for lung diseases and infectious diseases in Denmark. This will significantly increase the volume of early clinical trials to be performed in Denmark and further establish the country as a preferred country for early clinical trials in patients.


World’s Largest Factory for Hydrogen Fuelling Stations to be Placed in Denmark 

H2 Logic A/S, a leading manufacturer of hydrogen fuelling stations has just purchased a facility in Herning, Denmark to develop a new large-scale production factory.
When fully expanded, the factory will be the largest in the world and have an annual production capacity of 300 hydrogen filling stations.

Gold Label for Danish Life Science Cluster 


The Danish Life Sciences Cluster Biopeople has been awarded continued gold label status status among cluster organizations in EU with a score of 98 % in the so-called Cluster Management Excellence Score.


Indian Tech Company Opens new Global HQ in Denmark 


Envecon, an innovative Indian tech company, places its global headquarters in Denmark to benefit from the country’s infrastructure, strong clusters within ICT and maritime, and the ease of doing business.


Denmark has one of the World’s Best Energy Systems 


According to the latest Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2016 (EAPI), Denmark ranks in the top 5 in the world when it comes to national energy systems.


Denmark Named World’s Happiest Country 

Denmark has once again been declared the planet’s most contented country, pipping Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Finland to the top spot in the new annual World Happiness Report issued by the UN.

Fehmarnbelt Tunnel Contractors Appointed 


Last week, the Danish political parties behind the Fehmarnbelt link mandated Femern A/S to appoint the preferred bidders for the main tunnel contracts with the aim of entering conditional contracts no later than mid-May 2016.


Copenhagen Airport Sets New Passenger Record 


Copenhagen Airports A/S sets a new passenger record for the fifth consecutive year.


Denmark Leads EU Digital Performance Index 


For the second year running, Denmark tops the Digital Economy and Society Index, excelling in eGovernment, internet consumption and eCommerce.


Danish Bioneer Introduces Technology Platform to Ease Drug Development 


As the first institution in Denmark, the research-based company Bioneer now offers industry collaboration in drug development by using the gene editing technology CRISPR combined with induced pluripotent stem cells.


fDi Intelligence: Greater Copenhagen has Europe's best FDI strategy 


Greater Copenhagen’s strategy to attract foreign investment is the best among Europe’s mid-sized regions.


Suzlon Opens new Blade Science Centre in Denmark 


Suzlon Group, one of the leading global renewable energy providers, has just announced the opening of a new blade science centre in Vejle, Denmark.


Denmark Stands out Among the Top 10 Largest Shipowning Nations 


Denmark is not only in the top 10 of shipowning countries, it is also the only country in the world to increase the value of its merchant fleet over the last 12 months.


Dong Invites Companies into Dialogue on Dismantling of the World's First Offshore Wind Farm  


DONG Energy is preparing the dismantling of Vindeby offshore wind farm and is inviting companies to be part of the process. Vindeby was the world’s first offshore wind farm and is now the second ever to be dismantled, offering green business opportunities and first-mover learnings for companies involved.


Danish Airport is Best for Business 


Where do executives and business travellers from Europe, Russia and the Middle East get the best service when travelling to or from business meetings in their private business jets? At the small Roskilde Airport, owned by Copenhagen Airport.


Solar Power to Cover 8% of Electricity Consumption by 2025 


Solar technology has started to play a significant role in the projections for the future Danish energy system. Hence, the Danish Energy Agency expects that the PV capacity will quadruple towards 2025.


Turning Denmark into a Leading Smart City Nation 


Denmark holds the potential to be internationally leading in smart city solutions, concludes a new report by Arup and CEDI.


Transparency International: Denmark is the Least Corrupt Country in the World


Danmark is the least corrupt country in the world according to Transparency International's study of corruption perception worldwide. No bribery and an open and well-functioning public sector have placed Denmark in top of the ranking since the first study in 1995.


Wallpaper Awards Copenhagen Best City in the World 


Wallpaper Magazine has just awarded Copenhagen world’s “Best City” in their annual, prestigious Wallpaper Design Awards.


Denmark in Top 10 of U.S. News' Best Countries Ranking 


Denmark is rated an overall no.10 in the ‘U.S. News' 2016 Best Countries Ranking List’, which is revealed today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Denmark achieves top positions in categories such as ‘Best Countries for Entrepreneurship’, ‘Most Modern Countries’, ‘Most Business Friendly Countries’ and Countries with the Best Quality of Life’


GoerTek Inc. Opens European HQ and Sparks Audio Innovations in Denmark 


The Chinese consumer electronics company GoerTek has placed its first European headquarters and audio research centre in Denmark. Winning factors were the availability of talent and centrality in Europe.


Danish Wind Power Sets New World Record 


In 2015, wind turbines generated what corresponds to 42.1 per cent of total Danish electricity consumption – the highest figure ever.


Professor from Aalborg University Receives IEEE Fellowship  


Professor Petar Popovski from Aalborg University has just been awarded "IEEE Fellow”, the international engineering association’s highest recognition, for his contribution to wireless communication and technology research.


France Sharing Economy Leader E-loue Starts International Expansion in Denmark 


E-loue, a sharing economy business platform focusing on rental, places its first non-French operations in Denmark.


SAS Opens Non-Stop Route Boston-Copenhagen  


Both Copenhagen and Boston hold strong business environments within high tech, finance and Life Sciences.  To meet an increasing demand from business travelers between the two cities, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) opens a non-stop route in March.


Denmark is the Best Country in Europe for Entrepreneurs 


Denmark takes a first place in Europe on the Global Entrepreneurship Index 2016, ranking top on factors such as ease of doing business, human capital, competition and product innovation.


French Producer of Cleaning Robots to Establish Scandinavian HQ in Denmark 


Hexagone, an innovative French manufacturer of cleaning robots, places its Scandinavian headquarters in Denmark to benefit from a promising market potential and excellent business conditions.


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