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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.

Bremen as an industrial location

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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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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

Sixth-largest industrial hub, smallest federal state, but eleventh-largest 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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Creative / Media
16 October 2020
Optimising the movement of 95,000 vehicles

Vehicles as far as the eye can see: Bremerhaven’s AutoTerminal is Germany’s largest automotive hub. A research project aims to make the transshipment process even more efficient.

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Maritime economy and logistics
12 October 2020
Ten Bremen companies in the import and export business

As a Hanseatic metropolis, international trade is in the blood of the people of Bremen. From here, companies control their worldwide destiny, import and export goods from the most remote corners - we present 10 of them

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Aerospace
24 September 2020
Internet from space

5G, the next generation of mobile data infrastructure, is waiting in the wings. The research project in Bremen 5GSatOpt aims to use space to expand the mobile data infrastructure to the furthest corners of the earth, with the help of constellations of small satellites.

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