HSB cooperates with a large number of partners in business and civil society. In order to promote networking and foster cooperation, it is also a member of Bremen's innovation clusters and industry associations.

Automotive Nordwest e. V.

Clusters of the automotive sector in the Bremen-Oldenburg Metropolitan Region

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Trittin


Aviaspace Bremen e. V.

Aerospace cluster in the state of Bremen

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr.-Ing.Uwe Apel



BREMEN.AI is the official cluster for artificial intelligence in Bremen and the surrounding area and stands for the development of a strong Bremen AI ecosystem.

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr. Uta Bohnebeck


Gesundheitswirtschaft Nordwest e. V.

Network for value creation, support, qualification and research in the health industry for the metropolitan region Northwest

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr. Wiebke Scharff Rethfeldt


Maritimes Cluster Norddeutschland e. V.

The network for the maritime industry in Northern Germany

HSB-Contact: Prof. Bastian Gruschka


Oldenburger Energiecluster OLEC e. V.

The largest cross-technology energy network in northwest Germany

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Knies


WAB e. V.

Innovation Cluster and Offshore & Onshore Wind Energy Network

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Silke Eckhardt


Interessengemeinschaft Airportstadt e. V. Bremen

The ‘airport city’ is one of the most important business locations in the Hanseatic City of Bremen, and the Hochschule Bremen has a location there.

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr. Karin Luckey


Hochschule Bremen is a member of several German and international research-oriented networks and associations that promote the joint development and visibility of universities in different groups and with different objectives.

German Institute for Standardisation

The German Institute for Standardisation (Deutsches Institut für Normung e. V.) is the independent platform for standardisation in Germany and offers its members advice on standards..

HSB-Contact: Dr. Britta Lüder

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European University Association

The European University Association is the largest Europe-wide association of universities and higher education institutions with over 800 members from 48 countries. In addition to exchange, it also offers its members joint projects and events and enables them to help shape European policy.

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr. Karin Luckey

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International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)

The International Association of Maritime Universities is a worldwide network of 68 universities that are internationally active in the field of maritime studies.

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr. Ilknur Colmorn

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The UAS7 network is an alliance of seven leading universities of applied sciences in Germany that contributes to the further development of the German university landscape.

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr. Karin Luckey

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The 23 universities of applied sciences participating in the Federal Ministry of Education’s funding measure "EU-Strategy FH" and strategically positioning themselves in the field of internationalisation of research within this framework are networked in the FHnet on various levels.

Coordination at the HSB: Birte Schöpfer

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STARS EU is a consortium of eight European higher education institutions that have joined forces with the aim of building a European higher education institution that adopts innovative, flexible and diverse approaches to education and research and contributes to the sustainable development of regions.

HSB-Contact: Prof. Dr. Karin Luckey

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