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As easy as it gets when it comes to business opportunities in Germany

Are you planning to set up a business in Germany?

Bremen is an international trading place with great perspectives to setting up a business. With the comprehensive support by Bremeninvest – Bremen’s economic development agency – we provide services as a one-stop-shop.
Bremeninvest also operates offices in China, Turkey, Vietnam and the UK. Our colleagues there actively promote Bremen as a location for inward investment, facilitate collaborations with Bremen-based companies and assist you with all your needs.

What can we do for you?

Use the services provided by our Bremeninvest office for your international venture.

As part of our service we can provide you with:

  • Information about networks that are relevant to your business
  • Guidance on authorities, associations and institutions
  • Potential business contacts

We work closely with the worldwide network of German chambers of commerce so that we can find the right contacts for large-scale projects. On our webpage "Advice and assistance on international trade"  you can find links to organizations that support international trade in Bremen and to other support services in Germany.

Foreign Business Club

The FOREIGN BUSINESS CLUB is targeted at our international customers. It aims to create a platform that brings together foreign business people in Bremen and provides opportunities for networking, sharing experiences and exploring.

What does the club offer?
"City UpTrade – start-up financing for your business in Bremen"

The monthly cold rent of a commercial space is subsidized in the form of a rent subsidy for the establishment of retail, gastronomy, services or crafts.

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Investment process and how we guide you through the process

In advance analysis and tailored planning

After evaluating your needs, we will provide you with:

  • Suitable company location offer (i.e. office, coworking-space, warehouse, industrial site)
  • If necessary: Letter of invitation for your visa application
  • Information on Bremen as a business location
  • In depth guideline about setting up a company

Select a location and set up a company

During your visit to Bremen:

  • Detailed introductory meeting at our Bremeninvest Headquarter
  • According to your requirements, we will organize site visits (i.e. warehouses, offices, etc.)
  • In order to found your company – choose a company location
  • We will then organize all necessary steps: appointments with notary public and tax advisor, support to set up a bank account

Necessary steps before starting business operation

Finalize the legal process:

  • If necessary: We provide support with the residence permit as Managing Director
  • The company registration will be finished. Receive the extract from the commercial register!
  • Conduct your business registration (Gewerbeanmeldung)
  • Receive redirection for your individual needs: e.g.  health insurance, accommodation, language courses, driving license

International Clients Support

Take advantage of our location-related know-how:

  • Advice and information on location-specific matters
  • Issues of residence and living in Bremen
  • WTC rentals / Support for the search of other office and warehouse space
  • Support for personnel recruitment
  • Arranging of connections to local contact partners
  • Mediation in case of language problems
  • Information on support programs
  • Support by means of content marketing

Our competence is your success! You benefit from our free services!

Our offices

Our representatives in Shanghai (China), Ho-Chi-Minh-City (Vietnam), Izmir (Turkey) and London (UK) are in charge of making initial contact with potential investors.

Success Stories


Digitization
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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
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Success stories
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Bremen is one of Germany’s leading industrial hubs

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