Since its launch in 2015, more than 650 international business delegations has been handled through the One-Point Entry platform. The many visits have resulted in a number of outcomes, including new business opportunities, projects and partnerships. Below are a some examples of cases.
In a recent analysis that outlines the coordinated efforts of One-Point Entry Service in the last two years, 89 per cent of the visiting delegations state that they will recommend Danish solutions and expertise in their respective cities, and more than 78 per cent will seek dialogue and counseling from companies, organizations and city authorities in Greater Copenhagen.
One-Point Entry matches Danish and Belgian actors for opportunities within District Heating
A media visit generated Belgian interest in Danish district heating solutions and visiting delegations to Greater Copenhagen followed. The returning delegations are the result of a targeted effort to tailor programs and identify relevant partners for incoming international delegations.
Sustained dialogue and matchmaking has resulted in new partnerships within waste-to-energy and district heating.
Lahti looks for solutions on smart city and urban development in Greater Copenhagen
One-Point Entry organises visits that include Eastern Denmark and Southern Sweden, ensuring a comprehensive experience of regional strongholds.
A delegation from the City of Lahti in Finland visited Copenhagen and Malmö in 2017 to study and learn about Smart City solutions in the region.
Business opportunities in Boston after Greater Copenhagen visit
A study trip to Greater Copenhagen, planned and hosted by One-Point Entry Service, has paved the way for a dialogue on urban livability in Boston and Massachusetts.
The visiting US delegation, which represented City and State agency leaders and senior staff, Boston City Council members, Massachusetts legislators, business leaders and many more, has taken home new ideas and inspiration from its trips to the cities of Copenhagen and Malmö.
Ripple-effect across the US from Greater Copenhagen visit
What happens when 28 leaders from 13 American cities visit Malmö and Copenhagen for a week? Aside from jumping in the Copenhagen harbor bath, they start applying fresh ideas on green growth and urban design in their respective home cities just four months later.
The program included site visits and tours, guided by the likes of Rambøll and Gehl Architects, to see examples of innovative urban design such as The Bicycle Snake and Israels Plads – the former a clever piece of bicycle infrastructure and the latter a combined public space and cloudburst mitigation system.
High-level Nordic dialogue continues after visit to Copenhagen
The City of Helsinki looks to Greater Copenhagen for inspiration on climate change mitigation and sustainable city planning and pursues Danish dialogue after study visit.
One-Point Entry was tasked with designing a visiting program that would inspire a Finnish delegation of 25 high-level decision makers in their own efforts within city planning and public-private collaboration.
Copenhagen’s “Bicycle Snake” - now in China in XL version
In July 2016, a Chinese delegation from the sub-provincial city of Xiamen in southeastern Fujian visited Greater Copenhagen to seek inspiration and best practices on local mobility projects.
China is currently investing heavily in the cleantech sector. This provides Danish architectural practices with a unique opportunity to showcase their advanced bicycle solutions and designs.
The delegation met with Dissing+Weitling, who subsequently entered into an agreement with Xiamen to make a 7.6 kilometer long bike skyway in Xiamen, China worth around. DKK 500 million.