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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.

Browse on it - or filter here according to your interests. It is worth it ..

News
4 March 2021
Employing staff from outside Germany

The Germany Skilled Labour Immigration Act (Fachkräfteeinwanderungsgesetz), which came into force a year ago, is speeding up and simplifying the process for attracting and employing skilled workers from outside Germany. In Bremen, the Gesundheit Nord hospital group has also been able to attract healthcare workers from Mexico, thanks to the German Government's recruitment agreement.

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Brexit
26 February 2021
"Many people remain completely unclear about the consequences of Brexit."

Peter Decu represents Bremen in London. He knows the British industrial landscape and is convinced that many companies have not yet ever started to feel the full effects of Brexit.

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Wind energy
18 February 2021
5 Green Businesses in Bremen

Doing business in a sustainable, ecological way not only makes a positive contribution to the community and the environment but is also profitable. Five Bremen companies show us what they're doing.

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Brexit
12 February 2021
The United Kingdom's Exit from the EU and The Effect on Customs

What effect will Brexit have on companies? Everything you need to know about the new regulations and procedures that affect customs duties and taxes when exporting goods to the United Kingdom or importing goods from there.

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News
5 February 2021
Bremen Advertises Itself in the United Kingdom

In order to attract companies based in the United Kingdom to locate in Bremen and to strengthen mutual trade relations, Bremeninvest, the foreign brand of WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH, has been active in London since January 1, 2021.

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Science
28 January 2021
Eight spin-offs from the science sector in Bremen

How do new, innovative companies come into being? Sometimes with a start-up directly out of the university or college. Eight Bremen companies that have outgrown the nursery of science.

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Maritime economy and logistics
19 January 2021
Artificial intelligence within the maritime industry

Artificial intelligence (AI) is also making its way into the maritime industry. It enables autonomous systems, more efficient processes and safer operations. An overview of the state of AI in shipping and port industries with current examples.

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Letters from ...
7 January 2021
Letters from Silicon Valley: Winter 2021

Working from home instead of in the office? A boom in online rather than retail business? The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating many trends. Silicon Valley is often seen as a forerunner in this development, but also finds value in old practices. Our insights into the United States.

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Maritime economy and logistics
18 December 2020
The Cargo Distribution Centre (GVZ) in Bremen: a logistics hub with a bright future

An award-winning pioneer – Bremen’s Cargo Distribution Center (GVZ) was the first of its kind in Germany and is still one of the leading hubs domestically and internationally. Investors and logistics specialists alike value the benefits it offers.

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Maritime economy and logistics
9 December 2020
13 shipping companies in Bremen

What would a port city be without shipping companies? Like a town without musicians, perhaps – so it’s a good thing that Bremen is home to a lot of national and international shipping companies. We’ll show you which ones.

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Wind energy
1 December 2020
On the way to Europe's leading hydrogen region

The northern federal states form a Green Hydrogen Initiative. The goal is the successful establishment of a green hydrogen economy to realise practically full supply coverage for all interested purchasers of green hydrogen.

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Aerospace
19 November 2020
Satellites with anchors

If you need to rotate a satellite in space, you will almost certainly be using technology from Bremen. The design is ingenious – and that is why practically every spacefaring nation on Earth has an important entry in its address book under the letter Z.

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