June 15, 2020 The German federal government joins the biotechnology company CureVac with a contribution of € 300 million for the Covid-19 vaccine race.

This was announced by the Minister of Economy, Peter Altmaier. "The Federal Development Bank Kfw will acquire approximately 23% of the shares for € 300 million," explained the minister, according to Die Welt. The aim is to guarantee the financial security of the company without wanting to influence its decisions.