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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


Aerospace
4 June 2024
Why Aircraft Designers Are so Interested in Starfish

Bremen's rise to become one of the leading aircraft construction centres in Europe began a hundred years ago with the launch of the "Focke Wulf A 16", the first industrially manufactured aircraft "made in Bremen". Pioneering work is still being carried out in the Hanseatic city today. Starfish also play a role here.

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Investing in Bremen
30 May 2024
Locational factors for companies: seven convincing arguments for choosing Bremen

The right location for a business depends on many factors - infrastructure, location, but also labor supply and quality of life. Bremen convinces companies from Germany and abroad with numerous location factors.

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Aerospace
23 May 2024
8 Bremen Companies and Institutes with a Focus on Drones

Drones are inexpensive and versatile. With artificial intelligence, they can operate autonomously – whether in the field or in the warehouse. These eight companies and institutes from Bremen are involved in civilian, airborne drone technology.

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ECOMAT / lightweight construction
8 May 2024
“As a small company, being a member of ECOMAT opens new doors for us”

Gaining a foothold in new sectors and new target groups is often difficult for small companies. Michel Petkovic was lucky enough to achieve this step with his start-up WeserCAD. To achieve this, the company that specializes in 3D printing has become a member of the ECOMAT.

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Tourism
3 May 2024
Stepping back in time: a stroll through Bremen´s oldest district

The Schnoor quarter at the heart of Bremen is an absolute must for visitors, with its lovingly restored medieval architecture, winding lanes and wide array of shops, cultural attractions and places to eat.

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Aerospace
24 April 2024
From the Weser into Space

The new Ariane 6 is due to take off for the first time in summer 2024 and will secure Europe's access to space. A central element of this, the upper stage that carries the "rocket´s brain", comes from Bremen. A look behind the hermetically sealed doors in the airport city shows how the upper stage is being built in the Hanseatic city.

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Überseestadt
10 April 2024
Did you know...?

... the Überseestadt Bremen is one of the largest urban development projects in Europe and is one of the largest port revitalization projects.

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Digitization
10 April 2024
Robots "Made in Bremen"

For the last 18 years, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz) in Bremen has been at the forefront of research into artificial intelligence, robotics and cyber-physical systems. The researchers are developing innovative solutions that will help human beings, whether on land, sea, in the air or in space.

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Startups
4 April 2024
Have you watered your pencil today?

Into the flowerbed instead of the trash: the products from Bremen-based Scribbling Seeds turn discarded office and advertising materials into tomatoes, basil or sunflowers. Founder Anushree Jain is certain that this is the way to a more sustainable office.

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Success stories
28 March 2024
Bremen is one of Germany’s leading industrial hubs

Bremen is Germany’s sixth-largest industrial hub in terms of revenue. Whether the sector is aerospace, food, automotive, shipping or steel production, Bremen has always been a major player.

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Maritime economy and logistics
25 March 2024
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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Success stories
21 March 2024
Aerial photos of Bremen 2024 – Bremen from above

New perspectives on our beloved Hanseatic city – we take to the skies and show Bremen from above.

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Companies in Bremen
13 March 2024
Major companies in Bremen

In our list of the largest companies and employers in the Hanseatic city, we present companies in Bremen, sorted by the number of employees in the Hanseatic city.

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Aviation
13 March 2024
The history of aircraft construction in Bremen – Part 2: 1952 – 2024

A century of aircraft construction in Bremen – in the post-war years, the "Airbus" project was emblematic of the history of the aviation industry in Bremen. It has been one of the Hanseatic city's most significant industrial sectors ever since.

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Aviation
4 March 2024
The history of aircraft construction in Bremen – Part 1: 1924 – 1945

A century of aircraft construction in Bremen – the story starts in 1924 with the company "Focke-Wulf- Flugzeugbau AG". It marks the beginning of one of the Hanseatic city's most important industrial sectors. In 2024, Bremen is celebrating "100 Years of Aircraft Construction" with a series of anniversary celebrations.

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