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The ECOMAT research and technology centre

Bremen's contribution to the key technology of lightweight construction

The ECOMAT research and technology centre, currently under construction in Airport-Stadt Bremen, brings together Bremen's existing commercial and research expertise in the field of lightweight materials. ECOMAT, the Centre for Eco-efficient Materials & Technologies, is located in close proximity to Bremen airport and important industry partners. Soon, around 500 specialists in lightweight construction from business and science will be working together here under one roof.

Success Stories


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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Success stories
22 April 2021
A Centuries-Old Connection

The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen is composed of two cities, namely the city of Bremen itself (population approx. 568,000) and the port city of Bremerhaven (population approx. 114,000). The two cities are 53 km apart, but together they comprise the German federal state that carries the official designation “Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.”

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ECOMAT / lightweight construction
17 September 2020
ECOMAT – a technological milestone

Policies that boost innovation aim to support the ongoing structural change in industrial companies, SMEs and related service providers. Promoting promising technologies is a particularly important part of this. Some technologies feed into each other, ...

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