The buildings of Masdar City

Nordic Innovation Incubator helping Nordic companies grow in the Middle East

Nordic Innovation has hired Nordoest to operate the Nordic Innovation Incubator in Masdar City, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The purpose of the incubator will be to support Nordic companies entering the Middle East, and provide them with a space to develop their business plans alongside the Masdar Institute. “The UAE is a natural point of…

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Den russiske ø af stål i Arktis har hidtil produceret 1,5 millioner tønder olie

Ruslands første offshore installation i Arktis. Det russiske olieselskab Gazprom Neft har for nylig meddelt, at den tredje olieladning fra Prirazlomnaya boreplatformen i den sydøstlige del af Barentshavet er på vej til markedet. I alt bliver cirka 1,5 millioner tønder råolie hentet fra platformen, hvor produktionen begyndte i december 2013, skriver Barents Observer.

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66°NORTH åbner sin første internationale butik i København

Det islandske tøjmærke 66°NORTH har for nylig åbnet sin første selvstændige butik uden for Island, som ligger i København. Butiksåbningen markerer et nyt kapitel i mærkets historie. Butikken, der ligger i Sværtegade 12, blev designet af de ansete Berlin-baserede arkitekter, Gonzalez-Haase, og den fører herretøj, dametøj og børnetøj i et område på 130 kvadratmeter.

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Virksomheder benytter nedgang i olieindustrien for at ansætte

Til trods for at olie og gas leverandører bliver stadigt flere, og at opsigelser i oliebranchen er nået op til flere tusind, er det ikke alle, der befinder sig i den samme båd. Hos den familieejede olie- og gasleverandør Reinartsen, har de valgt at stå stærke i stormen og beholde kompetencerne indtil krisen er overstået.

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Statoil to join Denmark’s increasing renewable wind energy production

Energy company Statoil is set to become a part of the increasing renewable energy production in Denmark and the running of the Horns Rev 3 Offshore Wind Farm, states TUjobs.com. According to TUJobs, Denmark has ambitions to develop large amounts of offshore wind energy, and Statoil will be joining the competition, contributing to the increasing…

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Turister kan nemt cykle i nogle af de europæiske storbyer

Paris, London, Berlin, Amsterdam og Nice byder på offentlige cykelordninger, der er nemt tilgængelige for alle. Denne infografik gør det endnu nemmere, fordi den viser en komplet guide over priser, udlejningssteder (stationer) og anden praktisk info. I Paris findes der 1200 cykelstationer rundt omkring i byen, og du har mulighed for at tilmelde dig, enten…

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Danish Disabled Artists Launch New Christmas Card Collection

The Mund-og Fodmalende Kunstnere, launches the new Danish 2012 Christmas card collection especially created by members of the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists (AMFPA). The new set of Christmas cards includes reproductions of original paintings by member artists in Denmark and from other countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, Malta and South Korea….

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Danish Artists Mark the 100th Birthday of Erich Stegmann Founder of AMFPA

2012 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of, Erich Stegmann, the founder of the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists (AMFPA) and one of the most remarkable and inspiring artists of the last century.  To mark this milestone, Danish member artist, Ann Lund, will travel to the UK later this month to join…

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Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Support Wildlife Conservation

Members of the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists (AMFPA) along with the organisation’s Danish branch, Mund-og Fodmalende Kunstnere (MFK), are passionate about wildlife conservation. The artists and the organisation have been involved in a number of activities over the years to help raise the profile of the plight of the world’s wild life…

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Grönt datacenter på Island etablerat med teknologi från Intel och HP

Ett nytt grönt datacenter har etablerats på Island med hjälp av teknologi från Intel och HP. Datacentret låter akademiska forskningsinstitutioner i Sverige, Danmark och Norge avlägset dela sina superdator-roamingtjänster. På grund av ökad energikonsumtion och höga energiavgifter är kostnader knutna till superdatorer en stigande utgift för forskare och universitet i Skandinavien. För att tackla detta…

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    Swedes embrace online media streaming services

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