German Future Award announced
BioNTech has received the German Future Award for developing mRNA vaccines. Siemens Healthineers was also nominated for developing a novel approach to computed tomography.
Thomas Flohr, Stefan Ulzheimer, Björn Kreisler, and colleagues developed photon-counting computed tomography (CT)1.
I join our team in congratulating the winners, Prof. Dr. med. Uğur Şahin (team speaker) / PD Dr. med. Özlem Türeci, Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Huber, and Prof. Katalin Karikó, Ph.D., BioNTech SE, Mainz, with their research on "mRNA vaccines for humanity – the first COVID-19 vaccine ushers in a new era in medicine.“ Your innovative mRNA vaccine against COVID-19 is playing a fundamental role in ending the pandemic. At the same time, you have proven what can be achieved when great minds combine their diverse cultures, backgrounds, expertise, and experiences and collaborate for the benefit of all. You have saved so many lives: This award is well deserved!Christoph Zindel, MD, Member of the Managing Board, Siemens Healthineers
The nomination for Siemens Healthineers
Computed tomography redefined
German Future Award – nominations for Siemens Healthineers
- 1 The products/features (mentioned herein) are not commercially available in all countries. Their future availability cannot be guaranteed.