Start Authors Contributions by Melanie Pölzinger
Vaccines in developing countries
Poor countries face a variety of challenges in immunizing their populations. So that the price of vaccines does not become a stumbling block, actors like the vaccine alliance Gavi rely on bundling the demand from these countries. And also promote a concerted approach to the global distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine instead of national solo efforts.
The Lower Austrian company Securikett declares war on product fraudsters worldwide with its tamper-proof labels. And relies on continuous research and innovation to address current challenges with suitable solutions. Securikett plans to gain a foothold in parcel shipping soon.
Austrian development cooperation
The recommendations of the latest DAC Peer Review of Austrian development cooperation show well-known potential for improvement. Some points are already paid lip service to in the current government program, while others require a fundamental reorientation.
What skills are required so that domestic companies can succeed in distant markets? The education and training opportunities in Austria on the subject of internationalization are varied, but emerging and developing country markets are only occasionally in the spotlight.