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COVID-19

Austrian companies and organizations of all sizes and industries are affected by the measures related to COVID-19. The effects are as varied as the corporate landscape itself and range from a boom in demand to a complete standstill. However, all companies and organizations have one thing in common, namely the search for solutions.

Below you will find the measures and social commitment of our participating organizations as well as their efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

Adler Lacke - manufacture of disinfectants
In the fight against the spread of the corona virus, the Tyrolean family business makes an important contribution and produces disinfectants. You can find more information here.

 

Brau Union Österreich - Alcohol donation for the production of disinfectants
With a donation of a total of 4,000 liters of alcohol at the Wieselburg site, the Upper Austria military command can produce urgently needed disinfectants for hand disinfection. You can find more information here.

Brau Union Österreich - Free cleaning and recommissioning of dispensing systems at Brauunion partners throughout Austria
With the support of a total of 15,000 catering partners with a total of over 20,000 dispensing systems, Brau Union Österreich takes on the cleaning and servicing before the catering facilities are reopened. You can find more information here.

 

PwC Austria - Webcast Series - Expert Talks on the COVID-19 Crisis

You can find more information here.

 

RBI AG
Together with the Raiffeisen Landesbanken, the RBI makes a financial contribution to the information campaign of the Austrian Red Cross. The campaign “Look at yourself, look at me. This is how we protect ourselves “, is intended to convey the risks of the corona pandemic to the Austrian population and enable effective protective measures.
Raiffeisen also helps its customers with deferrals and loans as well as funding applications and accommodates numerous households and companies with their financial challenges. You can find more information here & here.

 

Bene GmbH
The change in the working environment (home office) also brings about a change in the office situation. Bene GmbH therefore makes a series of meditation sessions available on the homepage. You can find more information here.

GlaxoSmithKline Pharma GmbH
In the fight against the corona pandemic, GSK and Vir Biotechnology are working together and pooling scientific and technical expertise. Work is being carried out on an antibody candidate for SARS-CoV-2. You can find more information here.

In addition to research in the field of antibodies, the two companies GSK and Sanofi are working together on the development of an effective vaccine against COVID-19. You can find more information here.

Novartis International / Pharma GmbH
In addition to the donation from Novartis Austria with 30,000 protective masks for the hospital staff in Tyrol, Novartis International supports the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic with the donation of around 130 million doses of hydroxychloroquine (antimalarial). You can find more information here& here.

Palfinger AG
The company quickly bought a total of 420,000 medical respiratory masks through its Chinese partner Sany. In addition to the distribution to the workforce, most of it has been made available to the government's crisis team and the Red Cross. You can find more information here.

Pfizer Corporation Austria GesmbH
Together with BioNTech, the companies are developing the mRNA * -based vaccine candidate BNT162 for the prevention of COVID-19 infection. You can find more information here.

OMV AG
As part of the relief flights of the Austrian Federal Government for urgently needed medical materials due to the Corona crisis, OMV is supporting with Jet A1 fuel worth EUR 500,000. You can find more information here.

OMV supports the “Computer for Everyone” platform and donates 29 notebooks to a school in Vienna's 21st district to support access to homeschooling in these difficult times. You can find more information here.

Coffee is available free of charge at OMV filling stations for emergency and health service personnel, as well as packed lunches (VIVA) in Slovenia and Romania. You can find more information here.

 

Merck GmbH
By converting production facilities, Merck has succeeded in producing 150,000 liters of disinfectant in a short period of time and making it available to Hessen. You can find more information here.

The joint work of the Jenner Institute and Merck shortened the process development time in the industrial production of a vaccine candidate ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 from one year to two months. You can find more information here.

 

Protected workshops Integrative companies Salzburg
GW location Salzburg produces mouth and nose protective masks for the state of Tyrol with three other locations. You can find more information here.

bit media e-solutions GmbH
In the fight against false reports about the corona pandemic, bit media e-solutions GmbH offers free online training on how, in the best case, this situation should be dealt with. You can find more information here.

Casinos Austria GmbH
Together with the Austrian Lotteries group of companies, Casinos Austria is supporting the efforts of the federal government to contain the corona virus with a “#wir carry mask” campaign. You can find more informationhere.