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Other sectors

Bremen is one of the top ten major industrial locations in Germany. Many different industries contribute to its success. On this page you will find information about the sectors creative and media, retail and our business directory.

Creative industries

Bremen's creative industry is a branch of industry with potential. Around 10,000 people work in this sector in Bremen.

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Retail

A total of around one million people shop regularly in Bremen. Bremen's city centre, neighbouring districts and shopping centres make the city an attractive trading location.

Retail in Bremen
Business directory Bremen

In our business directory you will find companies from the wind energy, aerospace, maritime economy & logistics, food & beverage and automotive sectors.

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More about industries in Bremen
Business hub Bremen – these are its strong sectors

The state of Bremen covers 420 square kilometres and is home to around 670,000 people. Almost 22,000 companies provide more than 325,000 jobs. Below, we introduce some of the strong sectors that make Bremen such an excellent business location.

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Major companies in Bremen

From 'A' as in 'Airbus' to 'Z' as in 'Zech Group', Bremen has a number of large companies that export across the globe and are among the market leaders in their sectors. These are the major employers in Bremen.

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Wind energy
18 February 2021
5 Green Businesses in Bremen

Doing business in a sustainable, ecological way not only makes a positive contribution to the community and the environment but is also profitable. Five Bremen companies show us what they're doing.

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Science
28 January 2021
Eight spin-offs from the science sector in Bremen

How do new, innovative companies come into being? Sometimes with a start-up directly out of the university or college. Eight Bremen companies that have outgrown the nursery of science.

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Creative / Media
16 October 2020
Optimising the movement of 95,000 vehicles

Vehicles as far as the eye can see: Bremerhaven’s AutoTerminal is Germany’s largest automotive hub. A research project aims to make the transshipment process even more efficient.

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