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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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Food and beverage
16 July 2020
The food sector in Bremen is thriving

Experts speak of Bremen and Bremerhaven as the "food capitals of Germany", and this hardly seems an exaggeration for the second strongest manufacturing sector in the federal state. What would you like? Coffee or fish?

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Investing in Bremen
9 July 2020
Letters from Turkey: Summer 2020 edition

How is Turkey handling the coronavirus crisis? And why is Istanbul attracting investment of nearly US$ 2 billion from Silicon Valley?

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News
3 July 2020
OHB is new partner of Northern Germany Innovation Office

Bremen space technology company OHB is set to become a new partner of the Northern Germany Innovation Office (NGIO). The company’s membership of the NGIO is part of its new corporate strategy focused on providing digital services.

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Success stories
2 July 2020
Publicly listed companies from Bremen

At the end of May 2020, JDE Peets followed in the footsteps of other successful businesses from Bremen and made its initial public offering. We have put together a brief introduction to exchange-traded companies from the region and their business models.

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News
25 June 2020
Make the most of business opportunities in Taiwan and break into Asian markets

World trade is increasingly centred on Asia. Taiwan makes an ideal base for export-focused German companies, as Joe Chou of the Taiwan Trade Center in Germany explains in our interview.

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Success stories
17 June 2020
Copper tape against coronavirus

Social distancing, masks and hygiene – a variety of different measures help to slow down the spread of coronavirus. Bremen company Statex has developed another tool to add to the armoury. Its copper tape ensures that viruses on door handles and other surfaces are deactivated faster.

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Success stories
9 June 2020
How industry and the economy are benefiting from trade between Taiwan and Germany

Bremen and Taiwan share a long-standing friendship. The Hanseatic city has been in close contact with the Asian island for more than 30 years. New opportunities in Far Eastern markets are opening up for Bremen-based companies despite the coronavirus crisis.

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Wind energy
2 June 2020
How do you decommission an offshore wind turbine?

The first offshore wind turbines reach the end of their lifetime. But so far nobody knows how to dismantle the white giants sustainably and efficiently.

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News
26 May 2020
Letters from Vietnam: May 2020 edition

How is Vietnam managing the coronavirus pandemic? Does the crisis represent a financial setback for this rapidly growing and modernising country? In this edition of our country newsletter for Vietnam we seek to answer these questions.

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Digitization
13 May 2020
Virtual assistance right in front of your eyes – how to combine augmented reality and artificial intelligence

There’s a huge market for wearable computing solutions – especially ones that are able to provide virtual assistance as well. One of the global leaders in this field is Ubimax, a company from Bremen.

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News
30 April 2020
Letters from China: Spring 2020 edition

As the coronavirus crisis takes a firm hold on the global economy, we look at the supply chains between China and Bremen, report on Sino-German solidarity, and find out what the situation is in Shanghai.

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News
21 April 2020
How the coronavirus epidemic is affecting Bremeninvest’s international offices

Our three international offices in China, Vietnam and Turkey, and our partner office in Silicon Valley, report on the local situation and how they are managing the coronavirus crisis.

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