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Lyon / France 04 Apr 06 Apr

BIOVISION – The World Life Sciences Forum

Presenting an impressive line-up of participants addressing evidence and research as well as development and promotion, the 2017 edition of the Biovision life sci more

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Vienna / Austria 05 Apr


The Bioethics Symposium at IMBA will discuss the main challenges arising from recent advancements in life sciences. New technologies like stem cell research, orga more

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Bordeaux / France 15 May 17 May

Inserm workshop 246

Management and Reuse of Health Data: Methodological Issues   This workshop will provide insights and tools regarding open data, FAIR data management, data d more

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Halle (Saale) / Germany 18 Jun 22 Jun

International Retreat on Moral Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany in cooperation with Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany is organizing the International Retreat on “M more

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Brussels / Belgium 20 Jun

How European Biological and Medical Sciences Research Infrastructures boost Innovation by Open Access

SAVE THE DATE On June 20, 2017 CORBEL organises the meeting „How European Biological and Medical Sciences Research Infrastructures boost Innovation by Open Acce more

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Athens / Greece 29 Aug 01 Sep

13th ESA Conference

There will be around 700 sessions by ESA’s 37 Research Networks as well as Research Streams, many semi-plenaries and plenaries, a special PhD workshop and of co more

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Egham, Surrey / UK 12 Sep 14 Sep

Preserving, storing and maintaining microorganisms 3-day course

Presented by staff from CABI, this course will be of interest to everyone involved in the handling, distribution and storage of microorganisms. The course covers more

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Stockholm / Sweden 13 Sep 15 Sep

Global Biobank Week “Towards Harmony in Biobanking”


March 23rd, 2017

BBMRI-ERIC and its Stakeholder Forum in a Nutshell

Director General Jan-Eric Litton and Chief Policy Officer of the Common Service ELSI Michaela Th. Mayrhofer each give us a short summary of BBMRI-ERIC and the Sta more

March 20th, 2017

Preliminary Programme for Global Biobank Week Now Online!

Do you want to have a sneak peek at the GBW preliminary programme? Are you interested in submitting an abstract for GBW? Do you want to register for GBW and get more

March 20th, 2017

Swiss Biobanking Platform – Newsletter N°2

The Swiss Biobanking Platform’s Newsletter N°2 features information on new hub coordinators, new partners, the Working Groups on Harmonisation, the Bioban more

March 10th, 2017

BBMRI.SE’s Biobank Perspectives Newsletter

In this issue of Biobank Perspectives you can read about some of the challenges that arise when biobanking stem cells in relation to a new project on the legal an more

March 8th, 2017

Summary Report on the BBMRI-ERIC Working Meeting on Health and Life Sciences GDPR Code of Conduct

On 1 February 2017, BBMRI-ERIC held a working meeting in Brussels, bringing together around 30 representatives from the European biological and medical science r more

Answers to FAQs on EU GDPR – New Version Available Now

On May 24, 2016, the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Protection of Natural Persons with regard to the Processing of Personal Data more

March 2nd, 2017


RItrain, the Research Infrastructure Training Programme, is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project aimed at improving and professionalising the training of managerial more

February 22nd, 2017


The European-wide, FP7-funded BBMRI-LPC project (Biobanking and Biomolecular Research Infrastructure ― Large Prospective Cohorts; GA no. 313010) brought togethe more more

February 20th, 2017

!NEW! – MSC in Biobanking

The Master’s course “MSc in Biobanking” starts for the second time! More at>> more

February 20th, 2017

International Biobanking Experts at Course in Graz

How to improve the quality of biobank samples, could be experienced in the laboratory course “Pre-Analytical Sample Processing in Biobanking”. More a more

February 17th, 2017

CORBEL staff exchanges: Call for Hosts 2017

The purpose of CORBEL staff exchanges is for operational staff from the Research Infrastructures participating in CORBEL to develop operational expertise in four more

February 16th, 2017

Biobanks Europe Magazine #6

Ensuring reproducibility and reliability of scientific work should be at the heart of medical science. It is thus an issue of great concern for BBMRI-ERIC and we more

February 14th, 2017

Standardisation and improvement of pre-analytical workflows

European biobanks providing human specimens and human derived materials usable for research, are seeking to implement standardised pre-analytical workflow steps f more

February 13th, 2017

Article in *Research Europe

Group plans guidance on personal data use Text written by Craig Nicholson Researchers and lawyers are working on a code of conduct for the use of personal data i more

February 8th, 2017

Code of conduct for using personal data in health research

Group mulls guidance on use of personal data
Researchers and lawyers are working on a code of conduct for using personal data in health research, aimed at more

February 2nd, 2017

MSc in Biobanking

Target group: This university course is open for graduates with a bachelor degree in medicine, technical specialists and graduates in natural sciences (biology, p more

February 2nd, 2017

Global Biobank Week: Submit your abstract

Abstract submission for the Global Biobank Week 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden is open now:   Abstract submiss more

February 2nd, 2017

ECRIN press release

Towards better medicines for children: PedCRIN project builds research infrastructure more

February 1st, 2017

Vacancy Note: Communication Officer

Job Title: Communication Officer   Job Location: The Central Executive Management Office of BBMRI‐ERIC in Graz, Austria   Duration: temporary replacement more

January 25th, 2017

Jan-Eric Litton in Nature: “We must urgently clarify data-sharing rules”

Scientists have worked hard to ensure that Europe’s new data laws do not harm science, but one last push is needed, says Jan-Eric Litton. In a little more

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