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The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Hydrogen Europe, an umbrella association representing European industry, research, and national and regional associations in the hydrogen and fuel cell sector, today signed an agreement for consultancy services.
Backed by the eradicateMalaria initiative, German biotech company BioNTech SE (“BioNTech”) announced a project to develop a malaria vaccine candidate based on its proprietary mRNA technology today. The project also aims to expand vaccine production capacity across Africa. BioNTech co-developed the first mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine with its partner Pfizer. The company has benefited from two European Investment Bank (EIB) loans under the Investment Plan for Europe for its cancer and COVID-19 research.
The EIB Group proudly participates in Pride 2021 celebrations in Luxembourg, where our headquarters are based. As an EU body, the EIB Group adheres to the EU’s motto “United in Diversity.” Pride celebrations in Europe and around the world remind us of the improvements in equality for LGBTIQ citizens, but also of what still needs to be done to secure full equal rights and combat all forms of discrimination.