Several German Firms Working on Corona Tests

In the global efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic, testing has proven to be a main challenge.

German Pharma and the Corona Crisis

With the entire world looking for responses to the coronavirus pandemic, Germany’s pharmaceutical companies are attracting considerable attention. We asked Han Steutel, the president of the German Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies, for an update on the progress in developing anti-corona medications.

Germany Starts Unlimited Relief Program for Corona-Hit Firms

German government ministries and a state bank have commenced a “Special Plan 2020” to save companies from bankruptcy because of the virus.

Germany Devotes €150 Million to Connect Research Hospitals into Anti-Corona Network

The country’s many centers of research excellence will now be centrally linked to speed efforts to combat the pandemic.

Bosch Announces New Rapid Coronavirus Test

The health care division of world-renowned German company Bosch announced on March 26 that it has developed a test kit for COVID-19 and nine other viral respiratory illnesses.

Germany Announces €2 Billion Startup “Booster” to Combat Coronavirus Impact

The German government is readying a massive cash injection to help innovative young companies ride out economic difficulties.

German Firms Fighting Covid-19

German companies are at the heart of the emergency development of potential coronavirus vaccines. That’s no accident considering Germany’s importance in both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. Germany Trade & Invest Director of Chemicals and Health Marcus Schmidt gives us the lowdown on this crucial area.