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Bremen as an investment location

A city state primed for success

The Bremen region may be relatively small, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in its capacity for innovation, its commercial strength and its entrepreneurial spirit. This cosmopolitan city state has expertise in the maritime economy / logistics, wind energy, automotive and aerospace – and is a global player in all of them. Numerous highly respected research institutes are based in Bremen and help to put new ideas and solutions into practice in close collaboration with business. In the sections below you can find out about our key industries as well as the contacts for them at Bremeninvest.

Major companies in Bremen

From 'A' as in 'Airbus' to 'Z' as in 'Zech Group', Bremen has a number of large companies that export across the globe and are among the market leaders in their sectors. These are the major employers in Bremen.

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VR 360°: Bremen's economic strengths - a virtual flight over the two-city state

Experience Bremen in 360° all-round view: in our YouTube channel you will find a VR film. You fly over one of Germany's largest business locations - green, maritime, traditional and innovative. A flight of fancy even without VR glasses.

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Business hub Bremen – these are its strong sectors

The state of Bremen covers 420 square kilometres and is home to around 670,000 people. Almost 22,000 companies provide more than 325,000 jobs. Below, we introduce some of the strong sectors that make Bremen such an excellent business location.

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Facts and figures about Bremen

Among the top ten major industrial hubs in Germany, smallest federal state, but eleventh-largest German city. We have put together a selection of key facts and figures about Bremen for you.

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Life and living in Bremen

Did you know that Bremen is the only major German city that has an international airport within ten minutes of the city centre? Or that there are 28 museums here? Find out more about life in Bremen by visiting our website bremen.de.

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Maritime economy and logistics
27 May 2021
Logistics Facilities after Corona – Perspectives and Trends

Corona has triggered a boom in demand, but facilities are facing changing requirements and questions of sustainability at the same time. What are the developments currently facing the logistics properties sector?

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Aerospace
20 May 2021
From the Weser into Outer Space

In three years, aerospace technology from Bremen will take humans to the Moon. In addition to the propulsion and service module for the "Orion" spacecraft, which is part of the USA's human space flight programme, work is under way on a concept for an autonomous moon rover that will supply the future stations on the Moon.

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Aerospace
12 May 2021
Launching a career in rocket science

Marcel Hesselmann is a young scientist who is currently researching how using innovative new materials can cut the cost of sending rockets into space. Working as part of the @ALL collaborative project, he's using the facilities at the ECOMAT research and development centre in Bremen to launch his professional career.

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