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Vienna 20 Oct 2020

IVDR – State-of-the-art requirements for analytical performance testing

Date: 20 Oct 2020 (in context of the “LISAvienna – Regulatory Konferenz für Medizinprodukte und IVD”) Time: 09:00-17:30 Location: Vienna ++ more

June 10th, 2020

EASI-Genomics Extraordinary COVID-19 related Call

Timeline: Call open: 18.05.2020 14:00 CEST Proposal submission deadlines: 30.06.2020 20:00 CEST Notification to applicants: at the latest by 15.07.2020 Start of p more

June 4th, 2020

CY-Biobank reopens its doors to receive volunteer donors, following the March-April Covid-19 restrictions on movement – More security tests take place for upcoming new website

Following the temporary postponement of its services since the middle of March, as a result of the EU and Cyprus government restrictions of movement, as part of t more

June 2nd, 2020

EuCanImage will launch in October 2020 with BBMRI-ERIC on board

EuCanImage: A new large-scale international project funded by the European Commission to build a secure and federated imaging platform for next-generation artific more

May 27th, 2020

COVID-19: European Medical Research Infrastructures are part of the global response

Together with EATRIS and ECRIN we just published our top 5 recommendations to accelerate #COVID19 research. Read the paper on EURACTIV. more

May 26th, 2020

Europe Biobank Week 2020 will be an online event!

Organisers BBMRI-ERIC and ESBB have decided that the Europe Biobank Week 2020, originally scheduled to take place from October 12-15, 2020 in Sofia, Bulgaria will more

May 8th, 2020

BBMRI_QM Web conferences: no blueprint for such a pandemic, but an amazing collaboration

There is no blueprint for a global pandemic of this magnitude. However, researchers must follow standards and have access to high quality samples. The samples cur more

May 8th, 2020

CY-Biobank soon unveils new website and submits a joint proposal for carrying out local research on COVID-19

Despite the extension of the restrictive measures regarding mobility on the island, amid the spread of  COVID-19, throughout April, the team of the new Research more

May 7th, 2020

Lithuania Joins the European Biobanking Research Infrastructure as Observer

Lithuania has officially joined the Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure – European Research Infrastructure Consortium (BBMRI-ERIC) more

May 7th, 2020


The Swedish Research Council-funded research infrastructure Biobank Sweden supports healthcare providers and universities with medical faculties working towards n more

Extension of Job Vacancy: Systems Administrator (Graz)

Want to put your IT skills to good use, supporting COVID-19 and other vital biomedical research? BBMRI-ERIC is hiring a Systems Administrator for our headquarters more

Hiring, vacancy, job, BBMRI-ERIC Graz
April 3rd, 2020

CY-Biobank offers its services to the Cyprus community in the battle against COVID-19

The team of the new Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (CoE thereafter) of the University of Cyprus in Biobanking and Biomedical Research analysed to th more

March 22nd, 2020


PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 20 MARCH 2020 In response to the coronavirus outbreak, CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, and CENELEC, the European Committe more

March 15th, 2020

BBMRI-ERIC Staff Teleworking

Due to protection measures against the spread of COVID-19 in Austria, all BBMRI-ERIC HQ staff are working from home as of March 16, 2020. Please contact us via em more

March 8th, 2020

First ERIC Forum Meeting in Brussels

The first ERIC Forum meeting of 2020 was held in Brussels on 5th and 6th February 2020. It brought together more than 23 different ERICs and ERICs-to-be, as well more

February 27th, 2020

Job Vacancy: ELSI Services Officer (Graz)

BBMRI-ERIC is hiring an ELSI Services Officer to report to our headquarters in Graz, Austria. Download the vacancy note here or read on for details!   Job Ti more

Hiring, vacancy, job, BBMRI-ERIC Graz
February 4th, 2020

Meet our Team – Carmen Cristea

This week, we’re getting to know Carmen Cristea, our Finance Manager and currently Interim Co-Director General.  Hi, Carmen! What does a typical day look l more

February 3rd, 2020

Meet our Team – Ayodeji Adeniran

Meet one of our newest employees, Ayodeji Adeniran. Coming to us from the University of Reading as a Research and Enterprise Contracts Officer, Ayodeji is now BB more

February 3rd, 2020

Meet our Team – Łukasz Kozera

We are launching a new series of employee interviews, so you can get to know who is working at BBMRI-ERIC and what kind of work we’re doing!  We’re k more

January 30th, 2020

Farewell Message from Erik Steinfelder

Erik Steinfelder has his last official day as Director General of BBMRI-ERIC on Friday, 31 January 2020. We are taking this time to say thank you and goodbye to more

January 26th, 2020

CETOCOEN EXCELLENCE Project Kicks Off in Brno

On January 15, 2020, the H2020 TEAMING “CETOCOEN Excellence” project was ceremonially launched in Brno, Czech Republic. BBMRI-ERIC is beneficiary of this proj more

BBMRI-ERIC’s IT and Data Protection Manager Petr Holub is spearheading BBMRI’s involvement in the H2020 project. more

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