Panel discussion on CATALYSIS
INNOVATIVE, COLLABORATIVE, EFFICIENT, SUSTAINABLE: IS IT WHAT WE ARE IN THIS INDUSTRY FIELD?
My family and I just got COVID19 – like many of us lately I guess – and although recovering from the finally quite strong symptoms will surely take us all a few more days, I could only think how lucky my wife and I were to have been fully vaccinated and to have benefited too from this fantastic multidisciplinary collaboration of biologists, pharmacologists, pharmacists, chemists, engineers and many more specialists who invented, developed, tested, produced and delivered so quickly billions of safe vaccine doses. So safe doses that against mild to no side effects at the vaccination time, they could drastically reduce the risk of symptoms requiring a hospitalization.
Beside being fast, efficient and truly human focused in their vaccine developments, some of these specialists also managed to be truly sustainable, literally living many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG) (1) and developing “manufacturing containers”, enabling manufacturing of mRNA based vaccines, and later on other medicaments, in countri ...