Interactive Map Covid-19 Vaccines: What Is the EU's Actual Production Capacity?
The European Commission published an interactive map showcasing Covid-19 vaccine production capacities in the EU, along the entire supply chain.
Brussels/Belgium — A mapping tool published by the EU gives and overview of the community's production capacities for Covid-19 vaccines. The map is based on data gained through the work of the Task Force for Industrial Scale-up of Covid-19 vaccine production, on data collected during the matchmaking event organised by the Commission in March, as well as publicly available information and information shared by Member States.
This data is to be complemented and updated as further information becomes available. Commissioner Breton, responsible for the Internal Market and head of the Task Force, said: “With more than one billion vaccine doses produced, our industry has helped the EU become the world's most vaccinated continent and the world's leading exporter of Covid-19 vaccines. This interactive map, featuring hundreds of EU-based manufacturers, suppliers and distributors, shows the breadth of the industrial ecosystem, as well as the potential for new industrial partnerships to further boost our health emergency preparedness.”
The Task Force categorised the companies based on their main area of activity, thus companies may have more capacities than those reflected in the map. The Task Force for Industrial Scale-up of Covid-19 vaccine production was set up by the Commission in February 2021 to ramp up production capacity for Covid-19 vaccines in the EU, acting as a one-stop-shop for manufacturers seeking support, and to identify and address bottlenecks in terms of production capacity and supply chain.