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Swedish top trio in EU-China Cleantech Competition

At the Next-Gen Energy & Cross-Border Innovation Summit, as part of CleanConnect 2018 summit in Nanjing (held in November), the results for the EU-China Cleantech Competition were presented. Swedish innovative cleantech companies took all three top spots, with Meva Energy awarded first prize. Following a detailed scouting, some 35 European sustainability tech companies were invited…

Danish-Chinese Corporate Innovation Day held in Beijing

‘Are you ready for co-creation, user-centricity and digitalization in China?’ This was the theme of this year’s Corporate Innovation Day, which Shanghai – Innovation Centre Denmark co-organized together with Sino-Danish Center For Education And Research (SDC) and University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS). The event, held on 8-9 November, featured talks by speakers from…

DCCC visited the Ministry of Commerce Beijing

In early December DCCC (Danish Chamber of Commerce China) visited the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) in Beijing. The DCCC’s Acting Chairman, Mathias Boyer, along with DCCC General Manager, Mads Vesterager Nielsen and DCCC office manager, Emily Luo, had a discussion with MOFCOM on how to strengthen and support the…

First Nordic Asia Christmas Festival held in Singapore

On 3 – 9 December, the very first Nordic Asia Christmas Festival took place at Millenia walk in Singapore. The festival was opened by the Swedish Ambassador Mr. Niclas Kvarnström, Finnish Ambassador Ms. Paula Parviainen and Chief Representative Officer at Enterprise Estonia Singapore Ms. Kristel Alve, according to the Embassy of Sweden in Singapore. At…

Danish Embassy in China held their first Christmas Market

On 12 December, the Embassy of Denmark in China held their very first Christmas market. 600 visitors came to the Christmas market, where they could enjoy Danish ‘æbleskiver’ (Danish dougnuts) and gløgg. Santa Claus also visited the market, and writer Meik Wiking signed his books “The little book of hygge” and “The little book of…

Happy DABS Christmas Luncheon

On 7 December, Danish Business Association Singapore (DABS) held their Christmas Luncheon at the Danish Seamen’s Church. The church served a Christmas menu and Carlsberg made sure there was plenty of ice-cold Carlsberg beers for everyone. “Thank you members and friends for keeping this tradition very much alive!,” writes DABS. A lucky DABS member won…

Value-creating evening, high-level Panel Debates: Danish Embassy Bangkok

It has been an exciting and eventful year at the Danish Embassy in Bangkok marking the 160 years anniversary of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Denmark. Yesterday, Tuesday 11 December 2018, it all culminated when they held a large-scale event with 200 guests counting Thai and Danish Business Executives from well-established companies, visionary young SMEs and start-ups, national…

EU Chamber China President Mats Harborn met China Banking Commission

On 20th November, European Chamber President Mats Harborn led a small delegation to meet with Wang Zhaoxing, Vice Chairman of the newly formed China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC), and presented European Business in China Position Paper 2017/2018 to him. Vice Chairman Wang reiterated China’s commitment to far reaching reform in the banking and…

ISS to sell operations in Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand

ISS Group from Denmark, one of the world’s leading facility services companies, has announced that it will divest operations in 13 countries, including Malaysia, Philippines and Malaysia. ISS announced its ambition to increase organic growth to 4-6% per annum by accelerating its transition towards key account customers. ISS has proven its ability to win and…

What Senior Executives get out of a trusted peer group

Confidential, organised, professional knowledge sharing among Asia’s most talented leaders is facilitated by EGN (Executives’ Global Network) in Singapore. Your personal customised EGN group represents a confidential forum where all ideas and challenges can be discussed with peers at your own, professional level. Members help each other to face challenges, solve problems and identify opportunities.…