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HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Attends the 2022 Brain Prize Award Ceremony.

On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark attended the 2022 Brain Prize Award Ceremony held at the Villa Copenhagen.

The Brain Prize is an international brain research prize awarded annually by the Lundbeck Foundation to one or more researchers who have distinguished themselves by an extraordinary contribution to European brain research. The award is worth 10 million DKK (1.3 Euros).

After the ceremony, Crown Prince Frederik attended a gala dinner in honor of the winners of the Brain Prize.

Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Kicks off the One Mile Campus Pre-Royal Run in Bornholm.

On the morning of Monday, May 16, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark made a surprise visit to Campus Bornholm in Bornholm, Denmark. The purpose of the visit was to cheer on hundreds of students who are participating in the One Mile Campus pre-Royal Run.

“Exercise provides oxygen to body and brain, so you remember the exam material better and are clearer…” that’s the purpose and overall message from the One Mile Campus pre-Royal Run.

According to the Danish television network, TV2 Bornholm, today’s fun run also:

“…marked the start of the holidays for the students. [The One Mile Campus run hopes to] strengthen the students’ desire for physical activity and promote the community around exercise among the young people on Campus Bornholm. It is the ambition that the students will discover the benefits of putting digital devices aside and go offline for the benefit of physical activity during their holiday. 

The One Mile Campus route is on trails and bike paths around the entire Campus, and students are sent off in groups, where they are invited to run or walk as many laps (one miles) as possible – without time calculation – until the event ends at 3:45 P.M. 

The 2022 Royal Run will take place on June 6 in the cities of Aalborg, Aarhus, Kolding, Næstved, København/Frederiksberg and Bornholm.

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Attends a Dinner at the Langelinie Pavillion in Copenhagen.

On the early evening of Thursday, May 12, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, as a guest of honor, accompanied by the Danish Climate Minister, Mr. Dan Jørgensen, attended a dinner in connection with world climate leaders Ministerial held at the Langelinie Pavillion in Copenhagen.

According to a press release, the COP26 and COP27 Presidencies are:

“…convening a Ministerial on May 12 and 13 in Copenhagen. Hosted by Denmark, the meeting provided the opportunity for Ministers to discuss practical action and progress on implementation including in response to commitments from the UNFCCC, the Paris Agreement, previous Conferences of the Parties, and most recently the Glasgow Climate Pact and related declarations and pledges from COP26.”

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Attends the Opening of the World Food Summit: Global Food Talk.

On May 5, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, as Patron of Food Nation, attended the side of event, Global Food Talk, at the World Food Summit held at Christiansborg Slot in Copenhagen.

The theme of this year’s summit, Transforming Food Systems to Combat Climate Change. The two-day summit will focus on combatting climate change, and address how the global food systems affect climate change and conversely how the global food systems are affected by climate change. 

According to a press release the World Food Summit will gather:

“…more than 250 international stakeholders from around the world who will work together to identify and define actions necessary to transform the food systems. Collectively, the stakeholders will address current as well as new and innovative pathways for actions in order to contribute to the global roadmap towards combatting climate change. Bold steps are necessary.”

During today’s side event at Global Food Talk, Crown Prince Frederik gave a speech regarding “…Green actions toward the 2030-agenda…” as well as participated in a panel discussion with the Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Rasmus Prehn.

For more information about the World Food Summit please visit the official website here.

Photos courtesy of the World Food Summit

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Attends the 12th Annual School Olympics at Østerbro Stadion (Stadium).

On the morning of Wednesday, May 4, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark attended the 12th Annual School Olympics held at the Østerbro Stadion (Stadium) in Copenhagen.

The School Olympics is Denmark’s official Olympic sporting event for students from grades 4-8, and is a collaborative project between the Danish Sports Confederation (DIF) and the Danish Athletics (DAF). The School Olympics are organized according to the three Youth Olympic values: Community, Skill, and Fairplay.

Prior to the start of the School Olympics, Crown Prince Frederik gave a pep talk for almost 900 Copenhagen students; thereafter, the School Olympics began.

(VIDEO) HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Attends the Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU) Annual Commemoration Day.

On Friday, April 29, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark attended the Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, DTU (Denmark Technical University) annual commemoration ceremony in Lyngby.

The annual commemoration pays tribute to the past year’s academic achievements and celebrates the innovative engineers of the future and the employees who help shape them.

Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Visits with Various Energy-Efficient Companies.

On morning of Monday, April 25, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark accompanied by the Danish Minister of Climate, Mr. Dan Jørgensen, visited several companies that produce and develop energy-efficient solutions that guarantee Denmark utilizes its energy for the benefit of its economy and climate.

The day began with a visit to the company, VELUX, in Hørsholm. The company specializes in optimizing the indoor climate in homes and workplaces by setting up energy-efficient windows.  During the visit, a VELUX representative informed Crown Prince Frederik about “…present skylights and about how CO2 reductions can be achieved through the right choice of materials and innovation.”

Soon, Crown Prince Frederik and Minister Jørgensen visited the Schneider Electric Denmark company in Ballerup. According to a press release, the Schneider Electric has been “…named the world’s most sustainable company and develops intelligent energy management. Between 2018 and 2020, the company’s customers delivered a CO2 saving of DKK 134 million. The company headquarters digitally controlled indoor climate and solutions within energy renovation are on display.”

Later that morning, Crown Prince Frederik and Minister Jørgensen met with representatives from the company Rockwool in Hedehusene. The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of rock wool-based solutions, which is used for building insulation so that our houses can better retain heat. The company also collects and recycles stone wool for new products, including, growing plants in horticulture and filtering rainwater. Overall, the company is committed to delivering on 10 of the UN’s global goals for sustainable development. The company also developed a new smelting technology that reduces CO2 emissions and increase the return system, ensuring more recycling, resource efficiency and a circular economy.

The day ended with a visit to the collarboration company, Kalundborg Symbiosis, in Kalundborg. In a press release, it was noted that several:

“…[of] Denmark’s largest industrial companies came together to create a circular industry and production. The companies share the surplus of energy, water, and materials with each other so that they do not go to waste. The mantra is that one company’s residual product can be valuable to another – and the effective collaboration saves the climate a lot of CO2 emissions.”

Please click here to view a photo gallery from the Danish newspaper, SN.dk

Photos courtesy of VELUX/Twitter