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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


Bremen
13 September 2022
Tradition meets innovation

The federal state of Bremen is home to approximately 676,000 people on 420 square kilometres. Almost 22,000 companies provide more than 336,000 jobs. We present the strong sectors of Bremen as a business location.

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Startups
9 August 2022
Spare parts from the printer

The pandemic has proven it: When supply routes do not work and production facilities are at a standstill, urgently needed construction and spare parts can often be a long time coming. The Bremen-based start-up WeserCAD has developed an innovative and fast solution.

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Success stories
19 May 2022
Trade between Vietnam and Germany – Advantages and Disadvantages for Business

Turbo economy Vietnam: Hardly any other country in the world is growing so fast. Is it worthwhile for German companies to do business there? An overview of the economy and trade as well as the advantages and disadvantages of doing business in Vietnam.

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