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BioNTech – Supporting innovative medical technology to fight COVID-19

Supporting innovative medical technology is key to Team Europe’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic: this is why the European Investment Bank, together with the European Commission, is backing German biopharmaceutical company BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine development and manufacturing programme with up to €100 million in debt financing under the Investment Plan for Europe. Find out more […]

Merck and Baylor College of Medicine Collaborate to Advance a Vaccine Manufacturing Platform to Fight Covid-19

Merck and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA, today announced an extension of their ongoing collaboration to advance a manufacturing platform to fight Covid-19. • Company will focus on process development and improvements for manufacturing Baylor’s Covid-19 vaccine candidates Merck, a leading science and technology company, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA, […]

FIM doctors fighting on the COVID-19 frontline

As many countries continue to cope during the current Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the motorcycling family is playing its part in providing help and support in a number of different ways, some more visible than others. Click HERE to discover the individual portraits of the 22 FIM doctors fighting on the frontline #COVID19 As […]

BASF manufactures and donates hand sanitizer to support the fight against COVID-19 in Canada

With the goal of helping overcome current and future bottlenecks for hand sanitizer resulting from a significant increase in demand, BASF has started production of hand sanitizers in Canada. This safe and high-quality sanitizing product manufactured at BASF’s Windsor facility, will be donated to hospitals, care facilities and other institutions in areas of high need, […]

Coronavirus: EU Commission hosts a European hackathon to develop innovative solutions to fight the outbreak

As of tomorrow and throughout the weekend, the Commission will host the pan-European #EUvsVirus Hackathon, under the patronage of Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth. The hackathon, led by the European Innovation Council and in close collaboration with the EU Member States, will connect civil society, innovators, partners and investors across […]

Medical Devices Regulation: EU Commission welcomes Council support to prioritise the fight against coronavirus

The European Commission welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament and the Council of the proposal to postpone by one year the date of application of the Medical Devices Regulation. This will allow all key players – Member States, health institutions and economic operators to give priority to the fight against the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, […]

Volkswagen South Africa doing its part in fight against Covid-19

Photo Caption: In the fight against Covid-19, VWSA has partnered with Gusco to produce soft fabric face masks. The Gusco team (pictured) started with production last week. In response to the global Covid-19 crisis, Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is focusing its time and attention on the manufacture of masks and medical equipment, which could […]

New EU funds for Corona fight, reconstruction, medical devices – with video

In a strong sign of solidarity, the European Parliament, with support from the EPP Group and other mainstream parties, supports a €3 billion plan to help in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. It also backs more flexible financing for the recovery, front-loading spending and allowing short-term financing under the €400 billion European Stability Mechanism […]

SKODA AUTO donates 100 SKODA OCTAVIAs worth around 85 million Czech korunas for the fight against Coronavirus

› ŠKODA provides 100 ŠKODA OCTAVIAs worth around 85 million Czech korunas to aid agencies in the Czech Republic › ŠKODA CEO Bernhard Maier: “Our responsibility as a company extends far beyond the factory gates. In the current crisis, this holds true more than ever.“ › Applications open from 17 to 30 April 2020: organisations […]

3-Dimensional Services Group steps up to fight COVID-19

With Racing Paused, Trans Am Team Owner Shifts Focus to Making Medical Supplies COVID-19 has put most Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli drivers, teams, fans and the industry on hold from the pursuit of competition. But longtime Trans Am sponsor 3-Dimensional Services Group is flatout, defining and coordinating its response to the U.S. government’s […]

Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

Today, the European Commission and the High Representative set out plans for a robust and targeted EU response to support partner countries’ efforts in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. The EU’s collective action will focus on addressing the immediate health crisis and resulting humanitarian needs, strengthening partner countries’ health, water and sanitation systems and their research […]

COVID-19: the immune system can fight back

Melbourne researchers have mapped immune responses from one of Australia’s first novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, showing the body’s ability to fight the virus and recover from the infection. Researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute) were able to test blood samples at four different time points in an otherwise healthy […]