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Lausanne / Switzerland 01 Feb 01 Feb

Biobanking 2018: Visions for innovation

The Swiss Biobanking Platform will be organising the first edition of the “Biobanking 2018” conference, to be held at the Swiss Convention Center more

December 13th, 2017

Applications open for RItrain Staff Exchanges

The purpose of RItrain Knowledge / Staff Exchanges is for managerial staff from European research infrastructures to learn from managerial and leadership best pra more

December 12th, 2017

Swiss Biobanking Platform releases pre-analytical datasets for consultation

Swiss Biobanking Platform just released two pre-analytical datasets (liquid & tissue) for consultation that Swiss biobanks are recommended to use. The dataset more

December 5th, 2017

Meet Anna-Liisa, our new secretary

The BBMRI-ERIC team is delighted to welcome Anna-Liisa Kuslap as our new Secretary, joining us at the BBMRI-ERIC Central Executive Management Office in Graz, Aust more

November 30th, 2017 October – November newsletter

The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre October – November newsletter is now available. It includes reports on the UK Biobanking Showcase and a nice more

November 30th, 2017

GDPR Code of Conduct for Health Research and Implications for FP9

BBRMI-ERIC has been working tirelessly to understand the future of health research in the changing panorama of data governance and EU funding. As part of this eff more

November 30th, 2017

BBMRI-NL November newsletter out now

The new BBMRI-NL newsletter is now available, including updates on a new web application for GDPR records, data protection impact assessment (DPIA) and compliance more

November 28th, 2017

Vacancy Note: Systems Administrator

Job title: Systems Administrator – full-time Job location: The Central Executive Management Office of BBMRI-ERIC in Graz, Austria Job Purpose: The Systems Admin more

November 27th, 2017

Biobanks in personalised medicine

Representatives from both BBMRI-ERIC and recently attended the Austrian Platform for Personalized Medicine Inaugural Event and Symposium in Vienna to par more

November 24th, 2017

Making sense of genetic risk

By Anna Holm The likelihood of disease is not always informative to research participants. The numeric sense of genetic risk does not always correspond to their u more

November 22nd, 2017

CORBEL launches service catalogue

CORBEL, a H2020 cluster project uniting 13 European biological and medical research infrastructures, has launched its Catalogue of Services. CORBEL aims to create more

November 9th, 2017

BBMRI-ERIC replies to European Commission public consultation

In autumn 2017, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the transformation of health and care in the Digital Single Market (click here). The con more

October 25th, 2017

New RItrain surveys available

Two new surveys looking at training needs of managers of research infrastructures are now available. The results will be used for the purposes of the RItrain staf more

October 25th, 2017

BBMRI-ERIC paves the way to new era in biobanking

BBMRI-ERIC Quality Manager Andrea Wutte and Senior Advisor Jan-Eric Litton presented a poster at Global Biobank Week 2017 to highlight a new milestone in biobanki more

October 25th, 2017

News from our Polish Node

For Polish biobankers, October was a month full of meetings related to biobanking. For the first time in its history, the Polish Node organised a BBMRI-ERIC Manag more

October 25th, 2017 conference attracts more than 180 participants

The First Scientific and Training Conference of Polish Biobanks took place from 13 to 14 October 2017 at Wroclaw Medical University. The event was organised by th more

October 25th, 2017 biobanks among the first with collections meeting CEN/TS requirements

All biobanks have started to evaluate their collections with respect to the CEN/TS requirements using the BBMRI-ERIC Self-Assessment Survey. Two BBMRI.a more

October 25th, 2017

Uppsala workshop on Public Private Partnerships

A report on the outcomes of a Public Private Partnership stakeholder workshop that took place at Uppsala University last year was recently published. EU grant fun more

October 25th, 2017

UK Biobanking Showcase

The UK Biobanking Showcase, organised by the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre (, is the UK’s annual event covering the latest development more

October 25th, 2017

News from our UK node

BBMRI.UK secures future funding The UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) have announced that they will be funding the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordinatio more

October 25th, 2017

New B3Africa Newsletter available

The latest issue of the B3Africa Newsletter features updates on current B3Africa activities and interesting reports on testing the eB3Kit in real-life settings. R more

October 25th, 2017

German Biobank Node newsletter out now

The German Biobank Node’s quarterly newsletter is out now, including a nice piece about Erik Steinfelder being appointed new Director General of BBMRI-ERIC. Oth more

October 25th, 2017

Austrian Platform for Personalized Medicine: Inaugural Event

Representatives from both BBMRI-ERIC and attended the Austrian Platform for Personalized Medicine Inaugural Event and Symposium in Vienna last week to pa more

October 13th, 2017

Global Biobank Week 2017 – as it happened

Global Biobank Week 2017, the first biobanking conference on a global scale, took place between September 13 and 15 this year. Co-organised by BBMRI-ERIC, ESBB more

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11 Dec

Web conference: 09 WG6 Audit Programme meeting

Agenda: TBA more

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