In the state of Bremen, more than 140 companies and 20 scientific institutes drive the aerospace industry. With around 12,000 employees, the industry generates over four billion euros per year. Leading companies such as the Airbus Group, ArianeGroup, Rheinmetall Electronics, OHB and their suppliers have played a key role in this success. The success of the companies is based on the excellent qualifications of their employees. So that it stays that way and gets even better, Bremen invests massively in future developments: Interdisciplinary and intersectoral research and development strengthen the location and create synergies with other strong branches in the state of Bremen. For example, in the fields of materials research,
The aerospace industry has run into significant difficulties as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Physical meetings have so far been considered an essential goal for a successful collaboration. The restrictions, which have now persisted for a long time, clearly show the companies that future collaboration will have to take place virtually more often. At the same time, virtual collaboration creates significant opportunities for the introduction of data-driven innovations, including in the field of artificial intelligence. To support companies and institutes, especially with the Virtual Product House and Digital Clean Room initiatives, the aerospace players in Bremen have created the GAIA-X sample application Digital Aeronautics and Space Collaboration Labs (DASCLab) in the domain “Industry 4.0 / SMEs " Registered.