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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.

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Success Stories


Investing in Bremen
13 January 2022
How Will Self-Driving Vehicles Change Our Cities?

How will town planners and traffic management systems have to adapt when computer-controlled cars become part of the cityscape? These questions have been under investigation by the EU "ART Forum" project since March 2019.

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Investing in Bremen
6 January 2022
What Britons like Best about Bremen

One year after Brexit, companies are continuing to be severely impacted by the effects of the UK leaving the EU. In Bremen, this means a great deal of work for Ubbo Oltmanns. He is the Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Germany (BCCG), and wants to strengthen economic relationships between the two countries. He knows that Britons and people from Bremen have more in common than many may think.

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Investing in Bremen
15 December 2021
When Thoughts become Spoken Words

Some people lose their speech capacity because of an illness that makes them lose control over their muscles. There is now hope for those affected by this: a team at the University of Bremen has succeeded in transforming the brain's signals that are involved in imagining words into sounds that can be heard via loudspeaker.

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Aerospace
9 December 2021
OHB Meets Silicon Valley

"It's basically a win-win situation," says Egbert van der Veen about the collaboration with the Northern Germany Innovation Office, which is supported by Bremeninvest. After one year, the Bremen-based satellite builder draws a positive balance - and wants to take an even bigger step across the Atlantic in the future.

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Food and beverage
1 December 2021
Saving the Climate with Soldier Flies

Farm animals usually get soybean and fish meal mixed into their feed as a protein source. The Bremen-based start-up Farmcycle offers a climate-friendly alternative: It breeds the black soldier fly. Their larvae have high-quality protein. Feed producers like the idea.

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Quality of life
23 November 2021
Eight products from Bremen that everybody knows

Made in Bremen, sold around the world: these eight products are hugely popular at home and abroad.

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Food and beverage
18 November 2021
Twelve international food and beverage companies

Becks and Melitta may be high-profile brands, but international food and beverage companies also manufacture lots of other products in Bremen and Bremerhaven. Here are twelve examples.

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Investing in Bremen
10 November 2021
What is Economic Development?

What is Economic Development? The aim of economic development is to help companies to get established in a particular location (municipality), to expand and to run their business.

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Quality of life
4 November 2021
Quintessentially Bremen – between history and the future

The city is famous for the Bremen Town Musicians, the market square, the Schlachte Embankment and Werder Bremen football club. But it is also known as a hub for logistics, science and the automotive and aerospace industries, and as a bike-friendly city that is full of green spaces. To be honest, there is no reason to be modest, though that would be typical of Bremen too…

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Investing in Bremen
21 October 2021
Ten Bremen-based robotics companies making science fiction a reality

Bremen is a stronghold of robotics. From medium-sized companies to global players, the corporate landscape is broadly based. What is striking here is the numerous areas of application - we have 10 examples

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Retail
8 October 2021
State of Bremen at Expo Real 2021

Last year, one of the most important trade fairs for real estate and investment in Europe, Expo Real, had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. This year it will be hosted again in Munich. The State of Bremen will also be in attendance from 11 to 13 October 2021 to promote its real estate projects in Bremen and Bremerhaven.

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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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