BioNTech is a startup based in Mainz, Germany that’s having a wide-ranging impact on the fight against diseases, thanks to its revolutionary mRNA technology. The founders of this pharmaceutical giant, Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci, have dedicated their careers to creating cancer treatments that are specific to individuals. The company’s focus has led to a groundbreaking vaccine for COVID-19 that uses mRNA technology to fight the virus.
In this documentary, filmmaker Michael Schindhelm takes a closer look at BioNTech and its mission. With the use of mRNA technology for vaccine development on the rise, Schindhelm explores what the future holds for cancer research and asks if mRNA technology can help in the fight against Malaria. This documentary is a must-watch for anyone interested in science, medicine, and global health.