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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.

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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


Success stories
12 January 2023
Where is Bremen the Number 1?

Robot football, exports, fish fingers and sundials – here are nine examples where Bremen is often at the top of the podium.

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Investing in Bremen
16 November 2022
A blend of heritage and modernity

Old and new, work and home, culture and leisure – modern, urban living spaces are being created in Bremen on 20 hectares of the company grounds of a former cigarette and tobacco factory.

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Investing in Bremen
18 October 2022
14 hidden champions from Bremen

Companies that are largely unknown but are market leaders in their field – those are hidden champions. Which of these 14 hidden champions from Bremen do you know?

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