09 April 2020 – Established a task force to support national and European production of personal protective equipment and testing equipment

Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The German Government established a “Production Capacities and Production Processes” task force. It will support the timely establishment of national and European value chains for personal protective equipment, test equipment and active substances.

The task force’s main focus will be to enable and promote private sector investment in production capacities. To this end, the Federal Government will support the companies with subsidies and ensure long-term planning for investors.

The task force will work with the federal procurement unit established on 30 March 2020.
Full details here: https://www.bmwi.de/Redaktion/DE/Pressemitteilungen/2020/20200409-bundesregierung-staerkt-aufbau-und-ausbau-der-produktion-von-medizinischer-schutzausruestung.html