• 1. City Context
  • 2. Crisis
  • 3. Recovery: Action taken
  • 3.1 Political turning-points
  • 3.2 Bremen’s innovation-based approach
  • 3.3 Delivering recovery projects
  • 3.4 City revitalisation and urban renewal
  • 3.5 Neighbourhood and housing renewal
  • 4. What has changed: Signs of recovery?
  • 4.1 Economic restructuring
  • 4.2 Impacts of innovation
  • 4.3 The weaker side of city recovery
  • 4.4 Labour market changes
  • 4.5 A major challenge: The future of the city-state
  • 4.6 Regional and metropolitan cooperation
  • 5. Concluding thoughts