EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: Germany
Region: Mainz, Kreisfreie Stadt; Rheinhessen-Pfalz; Rheinland-Pfalz
Location of affected unit(s): Mainz


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products
21.2 - Manufacture of pharmaceutical preparations
Number Employed: 3000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 10-09-2022
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 10-09-2022
Foreseen End Date: 10-09-2024
Planned Job Creation: 2000

Additional Information

As announced on 8 September 2022, the German pharmaceutical company BioNTech will be expanding its workforce by approximately 2,000 within the next years. BioNTech intends to increase its workforce at its headquarters in Mainz from 3,000 to 5,000 employees. The company is currently expanding its research and production facilities in Mainz and intends to invest several billion euros within in the next years.

Additionally, BioNTech intends to create new Jobs in Marburg. However, there are currently no information on number of jobs nor a timeframe available.