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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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5GSatOpt satellite sample image
Aerospace
24 September 2020
Internet from space

5G, the next generation of mobile data infrastructure, is waiting in the wings. The research project in Bremen 5GSatOpt aims to use space to expand the mobile data infrastructure to the furthest corners of the earth, with the help of constellations of small satellites.

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ECOMAT’s eye-catching exterior is minimalist, but instantly recognisable
EcoMaT / lightweight construction
17 September 2020
ECOMAT – a technological milestone

Policies that boost innovation aim to support the ongoing structural change in industrial companies, SMEs and related service providers. Promoting promising technologies is a particularly important part of this. Some technologies feed into each other, ...

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News
11 September 2020
Letters from China: Autumn 2020 edition

The future lies in the Far East. In Yang Pu, to be precise. Find out more about the benefits that this new trade port offers for companies operating in China in the autumn 2020 edition of our Letters from China.

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Enjoy the green - for example in reknown Knoops Park
Investing in Bremen
8 September 2020
Bremen – Germany's greenest city

The colours of the local football team are not the only thing that's green about Bremen, as you'll see when you take a stroll around its parks and open spaces. A look at the statistics shows that Bremen is the greenest city in Germany.

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Atmospheric garden lighting - a specialty of Barite International GmbH
Success stories
27 August 2020
From China to Bremen successfully with LED

David Zhou first came to Bremen seven years ago. The Corona crisis has given the lighting manufacturer undreamt-of tailwind - and virtually swept his warehouse empty. This is not the only reason why he feels right at home in Bremen.

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The Patels aim to give their customers flexibility and creative freedom
Success stories
21 August 2020
Every carpet tells a story

Kathrin and Mark Patel from Bremen are among the most successful designers in their chosen field. Their carpet and wallpaper collections have received numerous awards and the two collaborate with leading manufacturers. The secret of their success? All of their work tells a story.

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Golden Gate
News
14 August 2020
Letters from Silicon Valley: summer 2020

Will Silicon Valley soon be history? And are the market values of electric vehicle manufacturers like Nikola and Tesla justified? Here are some fresh insights from our Silicon Valley office into what is going on in the heartland of tech on the US west coast.

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OHB headquarters in Bremen
Success stories
6 August 2020
Ten corporate headquarters in Bremen

Bremen is one of Germany's major industrial hubs, and many international companies base their headquarters and main offices in the city. Here are ten examples that may not be familiar to everyone.

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Business planning
Startups
3 August 2020
Setting up your own business in Germanys city of Bremen

Setting up your own business is never easy, but Bremen offers the perfect environment for budding entrepreneurs. A unique start-up scene has taken root in the region that will help you access the expertise, contacts and funding that you'll need to succeed. So what are you waiting for?

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The newly acquired area in Bremerhaven lies in direct proximity to the container port
News
24 July 2020
New in Bremerhaven: MAFI & TREPEL buys area to develop logistics centre

A major success for Bremerhaven: The special-purpose vehicle manufacturer MAFI & TREPEL is buying a 13.7 hectare site and creating up to 200 jobs in the port city. The decisive factor: the excellent port infrastructure.

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Containers from China at Bremen’s Cargo Distribution Center (GVZ)
Investing in Bremen
23 July 2020
Chinese companies are investing in Bremen

Bremen is known in China as one of the world’s major ports. But that’s just one of the factors attracting Chinese companies to our Hanseatic city.

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Investing in Bremen
20 July 2020
What is Bremeninvest?

Our colleague in Turkey, Erol Tüfekci, has prepared a video – set against the impressive skyscraper skyline of Izmir’s modern Bayrakli district – in which he describes how Bremeninvest helps companies with their business in Germany.

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