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Dear Partners, Customers & Friends

It is with great pleasure, excitement and honour that I write this introduction as the new Executive Director for Innovation Centre Denmark, Shanghai (ICDK). 
 
In this newsletter you can read our newest insights from our innovation and development projects. Furthermore, you can also find more information about exiting upcoming events, such as the Smart Cities conference, the DRG Application & Hospital Innovation and Development Forum, and Top Talent Denmark Days 2015.
 
Personally, I am looking forward to using my vast experience from leading innovative companies, to accelerate and expand the value generation of ICDK for the benefit our existing partners, as well as initiating and developing fruitful new relationships from my base in China.

 
Yours sincerely,
Morten Brandtoft, Executive Director, ICDK
Morten Brandtoft, new Executive Director of ICDK Shanghai
ICDK Shanghai welcomed our new executive director Morten Brandtoft the 1st of August 2015.
Read about his professional background, ambition and everyday life by clicking the headline!
Morten Brandtoft can be reached at mortbr@um.dk, or by Tel.: +86 21 8025 0624.

Top Talent 2015 and Denmark Days
We are looking forward to presenting Danish top institutions and companies at the successful education- and career fair Denmark Days on the 20th of October in Shanghai and on the 23rd in Beijing. This year, 12 Danish educational institutions and four Danish companies are attending, and we expect 1200 students to participate at the fairs.
 
Anniversary for diplomatic relations between China and Denmark 
ICDK gathered 50 people at the Royal Danish Consulate to mark the 65th years of anniversary for China and Denmark diplomatic relations. The event was a great success, and once again highlighted the common interest and the strong relation between Denmark and China. Professor Lars Bo Kaspersen from University of Copenhagen gave an interesting presentation about globalisation and the relations between Denmark and China. Afterwards three Danish short films were shown to give a glimpse of the Danish movie-culture. 

 
Newly published reports:
Online Education: A newly published report by ICDK Innovation report – read more about the opportunities for collaboration between China and Denmark regarding the different segments of online learning and education.

Smart Cities: The development of Smart Cities requires innovative sustainable solutions and is of global interest and not only of relevance for each specific country. (will be published in September).


 

Smart Cities Report & Conference

The development of smart and more sustainable cities is an ongoing process that requires innovative sustainable solutions and is of global interest. ICDK has assembled a report with cases from all of the six innovation centres that provides cutting-edge knowledge and identification of future collaboration opportunities for Danish companies, research institutions and universities.The findings will be presented at the Conference held: 10th of September 2015 in Denmark.
Innovation Forum: Super Hospitals
On the occasion of the visit to Shanghai by Mr. Bent Hansen, Chairman of Central Denmark Region, and as an extension of the Innovation Project on Super Hospitals, ICDK organises a DRG Application & Hospital Innovation and Development Forum on the 16th of September in Shanghai. With participations from hospital leaders, healthcare professionals, policy-makers and industry innovators, we wish to strengthen the ties and foster innovation, business and policy partnerships between the two countries within hospital innovation. 

MoU signed by TusPark & ICDK Shanghai
We are proud to announce that a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Mr. Nicolai Prytz, the Consule General in Shanghai on behalf of Innovation Centre Denmark in Shanghai, and Mr. Lin Jian, Vice General Manager of TusPark.
The MoU is created in collaboration with ICDK in Shanghai and TusPark to set up an incubator platform to offer soft-landing services for Danish entrepreneurs.

 

Gaming and Animation Camp 2015 successfully held
Did you know that only a few Danish game developers export to China today? Interactive Denmark thus invited Danish companies in the gaming industry to take part of an innovation set up arranged by ICDK. The participants travelled to China to explore the Chinese opportunities and to build bridges to Chinese peer companies and potential partners.
Follow us on Linkedin
Are you interested in the latest news and events from ICDK in Shanghai? Make sure to follow our new page on Linkedin, which will replace the group shortly. Also, follow the general company-page for Innovation Centre Denmark and the showcases of the other six innovation centres. Feel free to share the page, so that your network can be updated on innovation in China too!
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