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ERDF 2014-2020

The ERDF Heroes and Heroines - Our representatives of the funding period 2014-2020

The new programming period of the European regional Development Fund in Bremen and Bremerhaven

The State of Bremen receives funding from the structural fund of the European Union (EU). The following pages provide comprehensive information about programmes and projects carried out in Bremen, about relevant reports, evaluations, ordinances, planning and implementation measures, as well as contacts and other interesting facts. MORE


Beach in sight

January 07, 2019 - 2018 saw the launch of the Waller Sand Project. A new recreation area with a beach and play areas is being created at the turning basin in Überseestadt. We followed the work with a camera during 2018. See in the time-lapse sequence from May to November 2018 how the beach gradually takes shape. MORE

LED lights for Bremerhaven’s fishing port

January 07, 2019 - The street lighting in the fishing port is being modernised. Old mercury vapour lamps are being replaced by low-energy LED lights. This measure will not only vastly cut electricity costs, but will also help to mitigate climate change. MORE

Starting out in business: help from the Bremerhaven Innovation and Start-up Centre (BRIG)

January 07, 2019 - The BRIG, the start-up centre in the maritime city of Bremerhaven, will continue to receive funding. At its meeting on 19 September 2018, the state deputation for economic affairs, labour and ports decided to provide grants from 2018-2020.

B.E.G.IN becomes START House: a future start-up service

January 07, 2019 - From now on, all business start-up services will be brought together under one roof as a one-stop agency in the new Bremen START House. The services include the former B.E.G.IN coordination agency, the BRUT programme and the financing and equity services which are now being offered under the umbrella of the BAB and supported by ERDF Bremen. MORE

Building on the rotor blade testing expertise at Fraunhofer IWES

January 07, 2019 - The Institute for Wind Energy Systems Bremerhaven can draw on wide-ranging expertise from a large number of rotor blade tests, and its unique testing infrastructure and sophisticated methodologies make it a world leader in the field. The aim of the project is to develop test methods to demonstrate the operational stability of future rotor blades, which will be very long and very elastic, in a scientific manner which also looks at commercial viability. MORE