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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.

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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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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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.

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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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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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Investing in Bremen
2 July 2021
Velo Lab: with new premises so it can keep pace with the boom in cargo bikes

The cargo bike business is booming, as is the Bremen bike manufacturer Velo Lab. With a new production facility in the New Harbour District, and innovative bike designs, its founder Stathis Stasinopoulos is truly in tune with the times. A "test drive".

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Success stories
10 June 2021
10 Medical and Biotechnology Companies in Bremen

Bremen is primarily known as an industrial city and a trading centre. However, many companies in the biotech and medical technology sector have chosen Bremen as their high-tech location. Here are ten examples.

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