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Patrick jetting off to Denmark on trade mission

September 13, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is jetting off to Denmark on his latest trade mission.

Patrick is departing Massachusetts for Copenhagen on Saturday. On Sunday he plans to tour the Lilligrund Wind Farm off the Denmark coast with business leaders in the offshore wind industry.

On Monday Patrick meets with leaders in the biotech, life sciences offshore wind energy industries before heading off to London.

After visiting London, Patrick’s European tour continues in France with stops in Paris and Lyon.

Patrick is being joined by cabinet secretaries, academic officials and business leaders.

Patrick said his goal is to expand opportunities between Massachusetts and European countries in the innovation economy, clean tech, digital gambling, financial services, and education sectors.

It’s his fourth major trade mission this year.

The trip wraps up on Friday.

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