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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 hydrogen in Bremen, the creative and media industries, the retail sector and our business directory.

Wasserstoffenergie in Bremen
Hydrogen in Bremen

Hydrogen will play a central role in the energy mix of the future. By being generated from renewable sources, such as wind power or photovoltaics, which use electrolysis, it will reduce CO2 emissions in many different sectors. Find out more about our North German hydrogen strategy.

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Mercedes-Benz
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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Peer Rüdiger, Inhaber des Medienhavens
Creative industries

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

Let's be creative
Innenstadt Bremen
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

More about industries in Bremen

Glänzende Aussichten: Die Daimler AG investiert weiter in den Standort 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
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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Success Stories


Retail
8 October 2021
State of Bremen at Expo Real 2021

Last year, one of the most important trade fairs for real estate and investment in Europe, Expo Real, had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. This year it will be hosted again in Munich. The State of Bremen will also be in attendance from 11 to 13 October 2021 to promote its real estate projects in Bremen and Bremerhaven.

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Startups
4 August 2021
What Happens In the Supermarket at Night

This robot's job doesn't start until the last member of staff leaves the store at the end of the working day: Roaming through the shelves, he helps physical stores to compete with online retailers.

Welcome our new robotic night manager
Startups
23 July 2021
The Commercial Cargo Bike is Here to Stay

Cargo bikes are truly multitalented – they are not just appreciated by private individuals, but also those in business. Bremen is supporting the cargo bike in business and trade with a wider range of initiatives. Here is an overview.

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