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Our stories about the Bremen economy

Travel with us through Bremen and Bremerhaven - and discover stories about the people who shape this region. About companies whose ideas define industries. And about places that are second to none.

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Success Stories


Digitization
10 April 2024
Robots "Made in Bremen"

For the last 18 years, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz) in Bremen has been at the forefront of research into artificial intelligence, robotics and cyber-physical systems. The researchers are developing innovative solutions that will help human beings, whether on land, sea, in the air or in space.

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Startups
4 April 2024
Have you watered your pencil today?

Into the flowerbed instead of the trash: the products from Bremen-based Scribbling Seeds turn discarded office and advertising materials into tomatoes, basil or sunflowers. Founder Anushree Jain is certain that this is the way to a more sustainable office.

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Success stories
28 March 2024
Bremen is one of Germany’s leading industrial hubs

Bremen is Germany’s sixth-largest industrial hub in terms of revenue. Whether the sector is aerospace, food, automotive, shipping or steel production, Bremen has always been a major player.

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Maritime economy and logistics
25 March 2024
Ten Bremen companies in the import and export business

As a Hanseatic metropolis, international trade is in the blood of the people of Bremen. From here, companies control their worldwide destiny, import and export goods from the most remote corners - we present 10 of them

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Success stories
21 March 2024
Aerial photos of Bremen 2024 – Bremen from above

New perspectives on our beloved Hanseatic city – we take to the skies and show Bremen from above.

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Bremen in numbers
13 March 2024
Did you know...?

...Bremen has the highest export ratio of all German states.

Facts and figures
Aviation
13 March 2024
The history of aircraft construction in Bremen – Part 2: 1952 – 2024

A century of aircraft construction in Bremen – in the post-war years, the "Airbus" project was emblematic of the history of the aviation industry in Bremen. It has been one of the Hanseatic city's most significant industrial sectors ever since.

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Aviation
4 March 2024
The history of aircraft construction in Bremen – Part 1: 1924 – 1945

A century of aircraft construction in Bremen – the story starts in 1924 with the company "Focke-Wulf- Flugzeugbau AG". It marks the beginning of one of the Hanseatic city's most important industrial sectors. In 2024, Bremen is celebrating "100 Years of Aircraft Construction" with a series of anniversary celebrations.

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Investing in Bremen
21 February 2024
Bremen continues to attract foreign investors

Last year, international companies and investors invested around 8 million Euros in Bremen. In particular, it was funding for sustainable projects that attracted special attention at home and abroad.

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Aerospace
1 February 2024
"The pioneering spirit of the founders is still present in the very DNA of the site"

100 years of aircraft construction in Bremen - an impressive history full of top achievements. Airbus operates the second largest production site in Germany in Bremen on the site of the former Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG. Bremen site manager Joachim Betker takes a look at the past, present and future.

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Aerospace
25 January 2024
8 Aerospace Companies from Bremen

Bremen has earned itself the title "City of Space". Some of the most important space projects of the past decades were launched into space with Bremen technology and knowledge. But who is behind them? A look at eight companies from the industry.

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Aerospace
18 January 2024
Bremen Reaches for the Stars – 11 Current Aerospace Projects from the Hanseatic City

Reusable rockets, new space stations, shooting down asteroids and our own space port: the future is calling and Bremen's aerospace companies are answering, loud and clear. 11 projects support the drive to conquer space.

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