Berlin Scientists Draw Connection Between Covid-19 and Immune System

Researchers at the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) and the Charité Hospital, together with colleagues from university hospitals in Bonn and Aachen, have linked a certain type of T cells with especially deadly cases of the disease caused by the coronavirus.

German Ministry Funds Three New Covid-19 Treatments

Germany’s Ministry of Education and Research is investing EUR 24.3 million in Covid-19 medication candidates being developed by the pharmaceutical companies Proteo Biotech, rnatics and Evotec International.

German University Develops Anti-Viral Light Curtain

Researchers at the Tropical Institute of the Ludwig Maximillian University (LMU) Clinic in Munich have come up with a novel way to prevent the spread of virus-carrying aerosols: a pathogen-killing barrier of ultraviolet light.

Germany – The European Heart of Life Sciences

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has thrown a spotlight on the importance of world-class health industries. That’s precisely what Germany has – although there’s plenty of room for innovative international companies to do business in the country’s massive lifesciences market.

BioNTech Lifts Fortunes of Entire City

The co-developer of one of the two major m-RNA vaccines against Covid-19, BioNtech, is not only reaping the rewards of its innovative, life-saving work. It’s creating brand new possibilities in its home city, Mainz, in southwestern Germany.

“The Medtech focus is increasingly on digital”

For the first time since the corona pandemic hit Germany, the world’s leading medical technology trade fair, Medica, is returning as a live event on November 15. GTAI expert Gabriel Flemming talks about what has changed in the sector since March 2020.

Germany’s Growing Market for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Revolutionary new techniques have reduced recovery times from surgical operations to previously unimaginable levels. But as our new video shows, there’s no end to the innovations in one of the world leading healthcare markets, Germany.

Germany’s Medical Biotechnology Industry

There are a lot of reasons to set up shop in Germany, if you’ve got a medical biotechnology business. It’s the center of the sector in Europe and at the heart of the industry worldwide, as our new video discusses.

German Apps Help Fight Diabetes, Obesity

Start-up Oviva from the city of Potsdam near Berlin believes that one key to combatting conditions like diabetes, obesity and physical intolerances is nutrition. So it has come up with two apps to help people manage what they eat.

Researchers Develop Improved Covid and Other Virus Test

Scientists at Materials Research Department of GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung (Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research), working together with colleagues from Argentina and the US, have come up with a sensor that can detect SARS-Cov-2 and other virus within two hours from saliva, serum and wastewater samples.