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BioNTech to Receive up to €375M in Funding from German Federal Ministry of Education and Research to Support COVID-19 Vaccine

BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX, “BioNTech” or “the Company”) today announced that it will receive a grant of up to 375 million Euro from an initiative by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to support the accelerated development of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. BioNTech will use the milestone-based BMBF funding to support its contribution to […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €449 million Polish scheme to support research and development, testing and production of coronavirus relevant products

The European Commission has approved a PLN 2 billion (approximately €449 million) Polish scheme to support research and development (R&D) and production of coronavirus relevant products. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020 and 8 May 2020. The […]

BASF supports search for active ingredients to combat coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

BASF provides research groups free access to substances from its compound library comprising several million entries Supercomputer Quriosity identifies and optimizes promising molecules for public research project As part of its “Helping Hands” initiative, BASF is not just donating disinfectant and protective face masks. The company is also providing support worldwide to academic research groups […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €5 billion French “umbrella” scheme to support research

… development, testing infrastructures and production of coronavirus relevant products The European Commission has approved a €5 billion French “umbrella” scheme to support research and development, testing and upscaling infrastructures and production of coronavirus relevant products. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as […]

Coronavirus: EU Commission boosts urgently needed research and innovation with additional €122 million

The Commission has mobilised another €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research into the coronavirus. The new call for expressions of interest contributes to the Commission’s €1.4 billion pledge to the Coronavirus Global Response initiative, launched by President Ursula von der Leyen on 4 May 2020. The new […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €5.3 million Maltese scheme to support research and development related to coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved a €5.3 million Maltese direct grants scheme to support investment in research and development (R&D) related to the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €140 million Portuguese scheme to support investment in research, development, testing and production of coronavirus relevant products

The European Commission has approved a €140 million Portuguese aid scheme to support investment in research and development (R&D), testing and production of products that are relevant to the coronavirus outbreak, including vaccines, ventilators and personal protective equipment. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March. […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €140 million Portuguese scheme to support investment in research, development, testing and production of coronavirus relevant products

The European Commission has approved a €140 million Portuguese aid scheme to support investment in research and development (R&D), testing and production of products that are relevant to the coronavirus outbreak, including vaccines, ventilators and personal protective equipment. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March […]

State aid: EU Commission approves €30 million Luxembourg scheme to support research and development and investments in the production of coronavirus relevant products

The European Commission has approved a €30 million Luxembourg aid scheme to support coronavirus related research and development (R&D) and investments in the production of products relevant to the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020. […]

State aid: Commission extends Temporary Framework to enable Member States to accelerate research

…., testing and production of coronavirus relevant products, to protect jobs and to further support the economy in the coronavirus outbreak The European Commission has adopted an amendment extending the Temporary Framework adopted on 19 March 2020 to enable Member States to accelerate the research, testing and production of coronavirus relevant products, to protect jobs […]