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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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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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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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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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Bremen – where you can realise innovative ideas and make your business a success

As an investment location, Bremen has everything you could ask for: open, tolerant people, a track record in innovation, outstanding research and technology institutes, and a high quality of life. Add your name to the many success stories that have been realised in Bremen and put your own business idea into action with the help of Bremeninvest.

Bremeninvest is the brand name for Bremen's economic development agency (WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH). We specialise in meeting the needs of international customers and offer a one-stop support service for their business requirements. You can expect a team that works hard on your behalf, a fast decision-making process and a single point of contact who will efficiently coordinate all aspects of your case.

If you are establishing a subsidiary, a branch office or an international start-up, we will provide advice and support every step of the way. We can help you find the right premises, tell you about regional, federal and EU funding opportunities and help you with the official approval processes.

Contact our team to find out more about Bremen as an investment location, about your funding options and about the services provided by Bremeninvest.

Find out more about Bremen as an investment location

The city of Bremen and the port of Bremerhaven together make up the federal state of Bremen. We, the people of Bremen, have a long tradition of combining trade, commerce and innovation. With expertise in everything from maritime services, logistics and aerospace engineering to wind energy and automotive, our economy is strong and fit for the future. But that's not all: Bremen is also a key player in digitisation, Industry 4.0 and the creative industries.

Maritime economy and logistics
18 December 2020
The Cargo Distribution Centre (GVZ) in Bremen: a logistics hub with a bright future

An award-winning pioneer – Bremen’s Cargo Distribution Center (GVZ) was the first of its kind in Germany and is still one of the leading hubs domestically and internationally. Investors and logistics specialists alike value the benefits it offers.

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Maritime economy and logistics
9 December 2020
13 shipping companies in Bremen

What would a port city be without shipping companies? Like a town without musicians, perhaps – so it’s a good thing that Bremen is home to a lot of national and international shipping companies. We’ll show you which ones.

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Investing in Bremen
20 July 2020
What is Bremeninvest?

Our colleague in Turkey, Erol Tüfekci, has prepared a video – set against the impressive skyscraper skyline of Izmir’s modern Bayrakli district – in which he describes how Bremeninvest helps companies with their business in Germany.

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