How Europe can rebuild multilateralism after covid-19

The pandemic has brought forward a new agenda for multilateralism, focused on areas including global health, economic recovery, climate, technology and trade. The EU should pursue a twin-track strategy, seeking to revitalise institutions that include rival powers while promoting deeper cooperation with like-minded countries. Europe should launch an initiative to build up global vaccine manufacturing Read more about How Europe can rebuild multilateralism after covid-19[…]

Fresenius Medical Care North America Applauds White House for National Vaccine Allocation to Dialysis Centers

Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), the nation’s leading provider of kidney care products and services, today applauded the White House for agreeing to directly allocate COVID-19 vaccine to dialysis centers nationwide. In response to this announcement, the company issued the following statements: Statement of Bill Valle, Chief Executive Officer of FMCNA: “Today’s decision to provide vaccine directly Read more about Fresenius Medical Care North America Applauds White House for National Vaccine Allocation to Dialysis Centers[…]

SARS-CoV-2 Mutations Tracker: How to help Biomedical labs keep pace with COVID-19

To what extent mutations from different lineages impact the efficacy of state-of-the art vaccines and diagnostics remains of the highest concern. Therefore, global research reagent vendor, antibodies-online.com, has launched the world’s first product-centric SARS-CoV-2 Mutations Tracker. It will help scientists keep pace with COVID-19. In the context of COVID-19, reliable high-quality and mutation specific antibodies, proteins and Read more about SARS-CoV-2 Mutations Tracker: How to help Biomedical labs keep pace with COVID-19[…]

trans-o-flex ThermoMed creates reserve capacity for vaccine distribution

Expansion of the central hub in Baunatal completed: 25% more capacity in the actively temperature-controlled network for pharmaceutical shipments CEO Albeck: Nationwide logistics solution for Covid-19 vaccine distribution is possible and presents many advantages trans-o-flex ThermoMed, market leader for the fine distribution of actively temperature-controlled medicines at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius in Germany, is Read more about trans-o-flex ThermoMed creates reserve capacity for vaccine distribution[…]

Shifting focus in Biomedical Science: Understanding the impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants on COVID-19 tests and vaccines

antibodies-online.com, global vendor of research reagents, reports a significant shift in demand from biomedical research labs towards mutation specific recombinant proteins and antibodies. Public authorities have called for timely evaluation and adoption of vaccines, diagnostics and therapies to newly emerging SARS-CoV-2 strains. As the Coronavirus continues to evolve, antibodies-online.com is building a rapidly growing resource Read more about Shifting focus in Biomedical Science: Understanding the impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants on COVID-19 tests and vaccines[…]

„Green“ box with double the benefits

Logistics company Unitax uses Schaumaplast cold-chain packaging made from BASF’s biomass-balanced Styropor® BMB in COVID-19 vaccine logistics Safe, well cooled and resource saving: Proven properties of Styropor®, the expandable polystyrene (EPS) from BASF, remain preserved Hospitals, care homes, and vaccination centres throughout the German state of Brandenburg have been eagerly awaiting deliveries from Unitax in Read more about „Green“ box with double the benefits[…]

BASF presents projects and innovations for the entire life cycle of packaging products at virtual events

With a focus on topics revolving around sustainability and resource conservation Events from March 15 to 25, 2021 Virtual replacement for the Interpack 2021 At virtual events held from March 15 to 25, 2021, BASF experts provide an insight into projects along the entire life cycle of packaging products – from their manufacturing to their Read more about BASF presents projects and innovations for the entire life cycle of packaging products at virtual events[…]

ECFR polling and analysis ahead of this week’s european council

As European leaders prepare to meet this week to discuss the EU’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, its preparedness for other health threats, and issues surrounding the bloc’s security and defence, the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) shares details of polling and analysis across the agreed agenda. POLLING: In a recent pan-European survey, of more than 15,000 Read more about ECFR polling and analysis ahead of this week’s european council[…]

„Minus 20°C is sometimes trickier than minus 70°C“

Reliable temperature-controlled coronavirus vaccine logistics require the smooth integration of all those involved as well as materials that provide good insulation Expandable polystyrene (EPS) granules Styropor® and Neopor® from BASF play important role in the pandemic As the range of coronavirus vaccines grows, so do the requirements for their distribution. The different vaccines need to be stored Read more about „Minus 20°C is sometimes trickier than minus 70°C“[…]

NOMAD Bioscience Published Milestone Paper in Nature Plants Describing its RNA-Based Rapid Transient Reprogramming of Crop Plants for Agronomic Performance

NOMAD Bioscience announces the publication in Nature Plants (Torti et al. (2021) Nature Plants 7; https://www.nature.com/articles/s41477-021-00851-y) a research paper describing NOMAD’s novel transient RNA replicon-based process of controlling agronomic performance of crop plants. The process does not involve genetic modification of the plant genome and is thus limited to a single plant generation, is broadly Read more about NOMAD Bioscience Published Milestone Paper in Nature Plants Describing its RNA-Based Rapid Transient Reprogramming of Crop Plants for Agronomic Performance[…]