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Our stories about the Bremen economy

Travel with us through Bremen and Bremerhaven - and discover stories about the people who shape this region. About companies whose ideas define industries. And about places that are second to none.

Browse on it - or filter here according to your interests. It is worth it ..

Maritime economy and logistics
17 September 2021
Profile of Bremen's eight ports

Bremen's ports are the engine that drives economic activity throughout the region. But do you know which goods arrive and depart, and where? We have taken a look around the eight port complexes in Bremen.

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Investing in Bremen
3 September 2021
"For us to be sustainable tomorrow, we need to build sustainably today!"

Urban, sustainable and multi-storey – is that what the urban logistics facility of the future look like? We are talking to Markus Meyer, Head of Northern Germany for Goodman, the property developers.

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Investing in Bremen
27 August 2021
Letters from China: Summer 2021 Edition

Extreme reactions to new corona virus cases, the triumphant march of meat alternatives and business opportunities for companies in the environment sector – find out more in our Letter from China.

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Aerospace
12 August 2021
10 Bremen Companies in the Aviation and Aerospace Sector

It's primarily thanks to companies involved in the aviation and aerospace sector that Bremen is also known as the "City of Space". This article provides an introduction to ten companies in this sector.

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Startups
4 August 2021
What Happens In the Supermarket at Night

This robot's job doesn't start until the last member of staff leaves the store at the end of the working day: Roaming through the shelves, he helps physical stores to compete with online retailers.

Welcome our new robotic night manager
Startups
23 July 2021
The Commercial Cargo Bike is Here to Stay

Cargo bikes are truly multitalented – they are not just appreciated by private individuals, but also those in business. Bremen is supporting the cargo bike in business and trade with a wider range of initiatives. Here is an overview.

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Automotive Industries
15 July 2021
Ten Bremen-based automotive suppliers

A car plant seldom comes alone. Many suppliers have based themselves in close proximity to the automotive giant Mercedes Benz in Bremen. They ensure that the assembly line never stops. We demonstrate the wide range of companies and technologies that make up Bremen's automotive supply chain.

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ECOMAT / lightweight construction
8 July 2021
The "thinking"3D printer: machine learning combined with 3D printing for monitoring the quality of components

In sectors where the safety requirements are exceptionally high, such as aviation, manufacturing errors must be prevented at all costs. A project based in Bremen is creating an algorithm that will work as an adjunct to visual inspections.

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Investing in Bremen
2 July 2021
Velo Lab: with new premises so it can keep pace with the boom in cargo bikes

The cargo bike business is booming, as is the Bremen bike manufacturer Velo Lab. With a new production facility in the New Harbour District, and innovative bike designs, its founder Stathis Stasinopoulos is truly in tune with the times. A "test drive".

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Letters from ...
28 June 2021
Letters from Silicon Valley: Summer 2021

Alternatives to meat and fish, and meat grown in a laboratory, are about to revolutionise our eating habits. In this newsletter, we're going to take a closer look at this industry and showcase ten extremely promising start-ups from around the world.

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Success stories
10 June 2021
10 Medical and Biotechnology Companies in Bremen

Bremen is primarily known as an industrial city and a trading centre. However, many companies in the biotech and medical technology sector have chosen Bremen as their high-tech location. Here are ten examples.

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News
3 June 2021
Letters from Turkey: Spring 2021 Edition

Holidaying in Turkey in 2021 – might that be possible? How has the Corona crisis affected the Turkish economy? You'll find all this and more in our Spring 2021 country reports.

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