Following the announcement of the results from the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine trials, this article discusses the German pair behind it. They founded BioNTech in Mainz only 12 years ago, and have been redeploying their companies’ researchers to find a COVID-19 vaccine since January.
Tesla plans to manufacture batteries using ground-breaking technology at its new plant outside Berlin. Due to open in July 2021, the manufacturing plant will initially produce 500,000 vehicles per year and provide employment for 12,000 people.
In a recent interview Luisa Neubauer, founder of Fridays for Future in Germany, talks about the need for new perspectives in the discussion surrounding the climate emergency and her new podcast series on the topic.