Hotline +49 (0) 471 59613500 (Corona-Hilfen)
Phone +49 (0) 471 94646610

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The economic development company BIS is the service-provider and partner for all companies who wish to invest, grow, restructure or relocate to Bremerhaven. A competent team of specialists is on hand to offer assistance with the following services:

  • Support for local firms with expansion plans, publicly funded projects and financing needs
  • Consultation and assistance in site selection and location/relocation
  • Sale of commercial land and property
  • Rental/leasing of commercial property
  • Search and procurement of office and commercial space
  • Support in regulatory approval processes and other administrative affairs
  • Operation of business incubator and technology centres
  • Consultation on and granting of public funding for investment, innovation and environmental projects and other programmes sponsored by the State of Bremen
  • Advisory services and support for start-up businesses
  • Advice on programmes funded by the German government and the European Union
  • Launch and support of research and development projects, and facilitation of technology transfer between businesses and research facilities
  • Infrastructure development and implementation (civil engineering, construction, road building, hydraulic engineering)
  • Development of needs-based and future-oriented industrial areas
  • Assistance in recruiting skilled employees
  • Location marketing and the acquisition of businesses beyond Bremerhaven’s borders
  • Joint stands at trade fairs
  • Cluster activities and networking

The various divisions and departments of BIS work hand in hand to ensure that interdisciplinary issues can be solved quickly and easily. The channels for decision-making are kept direct, inter alia through the close contact maintained by BIS with the economic departments of the “Magistrat” city administration, which report directly to the Lord Mayor. What is more, BIS can decide autonomously on the applications for the economic development programmes provided by the State of Bremen.

Contact person

Managing director
Dipl.-Ing. Nils Schnorrenberger

Fon: +49 (0)471 9 46 46-900



Hotline +49 (0) 471 59613500 (Überbrückungshilfe)
Phone +49 (0) 471 94646610