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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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Aerospace
12 May 2021
Launching a career in rocket science

Marcel Hesselmann is a young scientist who is currently researching how using innovative new materials can cut the cost of sending rockets into space. Working as part of the @ALL collaborative project, he's using the facilities at the ECOMAT research and development centre in Bremen to launch his professional career.

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News
6 May 2021
Letters from Vietnam – Spring 2021

The opportunities and risks of doing business in Vietnam and Germany's smallest Federal State on the big stage that is Vietnam – these are some of the topics in our Spring 2021 regional report.

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Success stories
22 April 2021
A Centuries-Old Connection

The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen is composed of two cities, namely the city of Bremen itself (population approx. 568,000) and the port city of Bremerhaven (population approx. 114,000). The two cities are 53 km apart, but together they comprise the German federal state that carries the official designation “Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.”

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Automotive Industries
15 April 2021
Photo gallery: ten models made at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen

No fewer than ten Mercedes-Benz models proudly bear the seal 'Made in Bremen'. They range from standard saloons to sports cars and SUVs. Which one do you like best?

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Investing in Bremen
8 April 2021
Locational factors for companies: six convincing arguments for choosing Bremen

The right location for a business depends on many factors - infrastructure, location, but also labor supply and quality of life. Bremen convinces companies from Germany and abroad with numerous location factors.

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Investing in Bremen
25 March 2021
How Bremen's Überseestadt (New Harbour District) is growing

Bremen's Überseestadt (New Harbour District) is one of the largest urban development projects in Europe. Here is a selection of some of the large-scale construction projects that are currently in progress and will bring even more diversity to this area.

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News
18 March 2021
Letters from China: Spring 2021 Edition

Gifts of digital money from the government and a region with opportunities for German companies – just some of the points covered in our China newsletter.

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News
16 March 2021
Growth Market Defies Corona Crisis

Despite the crisis, Germany's smallest state recorded 40 foreign direct investments (FDI) last year, with around 252 jobs created.

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Digitization
11 March 2021
What impact will artificial intelligence have on our world in 2030?

Intelligent robots, self-driving cars, smart chatbots – is this what our world will look like in 2030? We asked representatives from the research and business sectors in Bremen for their thoughts on the future impact of artificial intelligence.

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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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