from the industry

[research and development center: ECOMAT,(c) Michael Bahlo/WFB ] May 9, 2019: “Bremen has a long tradition of working together and collaborating on research and development. This is what provides a solid foundation for ECOMAT, which is not only set to become an integral part of the aerospace industry in northern...

March 21, 2019: Blackout Technologies are developing robot software that uses artificial intelligence. The company is the first in Europe to market truly intelligent personalities for robots – which answer to evocative names such as ‘Pepper’ and ‘Luna’. Demand is extremely high and the programming team, based in...

March 12, 2019: How much artificial intelligence (AI) do SMEs actually need? Should companies be getting into AI right now? We’ve asked someone who knows: Bastian Diedrich, a young man from Bremen with a lot of vision. Some might say that’s easy for him – given that his office is in the Weser Tower, Bremen’s tallest...

Keeping Flyline on course – managing director Michael Spring © Frank Pusch February 5, 2019: Bremen-based Flyline can look back on two decades of success and expansion. The wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways (BA) started out as a call centre with 30 employees. The company chose Bremen as its base because the...

AI-based technologies are finding their way into more and more companies. (© WFB) January 15, 2019: Artificial intelligence (AI) has arrived in Bremen. Several hundred specialists in research and industry are working on this technology of the future. They have now formed a network that represents their interests:...

BIBA in Bremen is researching the use of drones in the wind energy sector. (© WFB) December 28, 2018: Bremen-based researchers are developing a drone that can autonomously inspect wind turbines. Its USP is its ability to get ‘hands on’. Benjamin Staar and Dimitri Denhof love a challenge. That is the only conclusion...

A great team: Keyur Solanki (left) and Chirag Shah (right) with Tim Steghofer, a student intern at Materialise GmbH © WFB/Jann Raveling December 14, 2018: It’s a long way from the Big Apple to Bremen – the Hanseatic city was quite a culture shock for Chirag Shah and Keyur Solanki. In the summer of 2018, the two...

Peter Eickworth and André Kuhn, executive directors of Eickworth, with their 3D measuring machine. © BAB/Jann Raveling December 11, 2018: When Peter Eickworth and André Kuhn, the two executive directors, stroll through the Eickworth Modellbau factory they are surrounded on all sides by humming, buzzing, howling and...

November 20, 2018: Production of the upper stage of the new Ariane 6 launch vehicle will soon begin in a new production hall near Bremen Airport. The upper stage is the heart and the brain of the rocket, whose maiden flight is scheduled for July 2020. Ralf Schleith is responsible for the manufacture of the hydrogen...

The end goal of Daniel Pika’s research is to ensure that humans will one day be able to colonise other planets © WFB/Jonas Ginter Obtober 2, 2018: Nowhere in Germany is bigger in the aerospace industry than Bremen. We spoke to Bremen-based scientists working on the space side of aerospace about their projects, their...