Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum

The Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Bremen offers SMEs competent support in increasing their digitization skills. It offers competent contacts and target group-oriented offers in the areas of: Digital Communication, Digital Service, Digital Traffic, Digital Product and Digital Cargo Handling. The Competence Center offers comprehensive information events, workshops, training courses and demonstrations of digital solutions in order to make digitization tangible and perceptible. In particular, specialists and executives from the innovation clusters of the maritime and logistics, wind energy, aerospace, automotive and food and beverage industries are to be sensitized to digitalization, qualified and trained as "Digital Ambassadors".

Partners of the project under the leadership of Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH are Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH (BIBA), Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL), Fraunhofer IGD/Fraunhofer IDMT and OFFIS e. V.

Contact Persons:
Stefan Wiesner
Daniel Schneider
Markus Knak
Michael Teucke
Aleksandra Himstedt

Our Focal Points

Find out under our focus areas Digital Communication, Digital Service, Digital Traffic, Digital Product and Digital Cargo Handling, where the Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum Bremen can support you in your digitalization efforts.

Experience the advantages of digital technologies and how they could be implemented in your company.

See which opportunities and challenges arise for your company's business models as a result of digitalization.

Digitale Kommunikation

Digitaler Service Digitaler Verkehr Digitales Produkt Digitaler Umschlag
Digital Communication Digital ServiceDigital TrafficDigital ProductDigital Cargo Handling
Find out from our partner WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH how social media can be used in your company and which advantages can be achieved through Content Marketing. The Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH (BIBA) provides numerous test environments and laboratories to test digital, cooperative business models between partners from different industries. We support you with questions about new innovative transport solutions. What new forms of cooperation exist? Digital value-added services are tested and demonstrated at OFFIS in Oldenburg. The partners Fraunhofer IGD in Rostock and Fraunhofer IDMT in Oldenburg are at your disposal when it comes to dealing with 3D data in technical product design, tools for digital assistance systems for personnel. The Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics (ISL) focuses on the digitization of goods handling and port hinterland transport.


Mittelstand-Digital informs SMEs about the opportunities and challenges of digitization. The supported Competence Centers help with expert knowledge, demonstration centers, best-practice examples as well as networks, which serve the exchange of experience. The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy enables the free use of all offers from Mittelstand-Digital.

Additional information on Mittelstand-Digital can be found at