Greater Copenhagen is a metropolitan region that spans Eastern Denmark and Skåne in Southern Sweden including Malmö.
The 79 municipalities in Greater Copenhagen are home to 4 million inhabitants and Scandinavia’s largest recruitment base of highly-skilled employees. The region offers world class research facilities and a creative business environment with access to the markets of two countries.
Greater Copenhagen aims to be the leading metropolis in Northern Europe in terms of attracting and retaining international investments, companies, tourism and talent.
The Greater Copenhagen Collaboration is a political platform for promoting regional collaboration and economic growth. The mayors and regional chairpersons of Eastern Denmark lead the Collaboration.
In close dialogue with business and other key players in Greater Copenhagen, the Greater Copenhagen Collaboration launches strategic initiatives to generate economic growth and create jobs in Greater Copenhagen.
The Greater Copenhagen & Skåne Committee is a political collaboration connecting Southern Sweden and Eastern Denmark. The members of the committee are Region Zealand, The Capital Region of Denmark and Region Skåne. The committee counts 46 Danish municipalities and 33 Swedish.
The Greater Copenhagen & Skåne Committee is aiming to eliminate the cross-border barriers that prevent economic growth and business development in the region – trying to connect people across countries and cultures.
A political board, an administrative working group and a coordination group manage the Committee.
Source: Region Skåne
Easy access to 100 million consumers
Greater Copenhagen links continental Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltic countries, providing access to a market of 100 million consumers and Scandinavia’s highest density of population and businesses.
Copenhagen Airport has been voted Europe’s best airport five times in the last ten years. Furthermore, harbours, bridges and an integrated railway system facilitate easy supply of goods and services to the Nordic markets.
With 14,000 researchers; 190,000 students; 19 science parks and innovation incubators; and 17 universities and colleges of higher education, Greater Copenhagen offers Scandinavia’s most knowledge-intensive research and business environment.
Clean and green
Strong competencies in renewable energy, waste and water management, recycling and upcycling make Greater Copenhagen a frontrunner for green investments and innovation. By 2025, Copenhagen City aims to be the first carbon-neutral capital in the world.
Taste the good life
World famous architecture, historic castles, elegant Scandinavian design, cutting-edge fashion, breath-taking coastal cliffs and Michelin star winning Nordic cuisine. Greater Copenhagen is brimming with sights and experiences for those who appreciate the good life.
A great place to live
Greater Copenhagen has it all: Copenhagen City – a trendy, vibrant metropolis – miles of white beaches and numerous small family-friendly towns within short distances of, and easy access to, the city. Greater Copenhagen offers high living standards, a unique work-life balance and opportunities for the entire family.