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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.

News
16 March 2021
Growth Market Defies Corona Crisis

Despite the crisis, Germany's smallest state recorded 40 foreign direct investments (FDI) last year, with around 252 jobs created.

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Digitization
11 March 2021
What impact will artificial intelligence have on our world in 2030?

Intelligent robots, self-driving cars, smart chatbots – is this what our world will look like in 2030? We asked representatives from the research and business sectors in Bremen for their thoughts on the future impact of artificial intelligence.

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News
4 March 2021
Employing staff from outside Germany

The Germany Skilled Labour Immigration Act (Fachkräfteeinwanderungsgesetz), which came into force a year ago, is speeding up and simplifying the process for attracting and employing skilled workers from outside Germany. In Bremen, the Gesundheit Nord hospital group has also been able to attract healthcare workers from Mexico, thanks to the German Government's recruitment agreement.

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