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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 […]

HHS Announces New Laboratory Data Reporting Guidance for COVID-19 Testing

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new Guidance that specifies what additional data must be reported to HHS by laboratories along with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) test results. The Guidance standardizes reporting to ensure that public health officials have access to comprehensive and nearly real-time data to inform decision making […]

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 […]

National Aviation Services (NAS) Donates Rapid Testing Kits to Assist the Ugandan Ministry of Health

The 7000 kits were urgently flown into Entebbe International Airport on special arrangement from the company’s head office in Kuwait National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero), a leading global aviation services provider, recently donated Rapid Diagnostic Testing (RDT) kits to the Covid-19 National Task Force formed by the Ugandan Ministry of Health. These IgG/IgM Antibody RDT […]

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 […]

Testing Kits for COVID-19- What is the EU doing?

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CORONAVIRUS | #StrongerTogether KEY MESSAGES: • Testing for the presence of or exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus is an essential aspect of combatting the COVID-19 outbreak. • The rapidly developing nature of the pandemic means that testing kits are key tools for both the control of spread and future de-escalation measures. • The Commission, supported […]

Coronavirus: EU Commission issues guidelines on testing

Today, as part of the European Roadmap towards lifting coronavirus containment measures, the Commission is presenting guidelines on coronavirus testing methodologies. The guidance aims to support Member States in effectively using testing tools in the context of their national strategies and during the different stages of the pandemic, including when phasing out confinement measures. The […]