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Webinar 01 Apr 2020


This web conference is aimed at biobanking experts and researchers. Together, we will outline what our biobanking community needs during the corona crisis, what i 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 19th, 2020

BBMRI-ERIC response to the coronavirus pandemic

Resources from biobanks across Europe available for research on COVID-19 Updated 27 March 2020 COVID-19 represents a great challenge for our healthcare systems. T 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

Job Vacancy: Systems Administrator (Graz)

BBMRI-ERIC is hiring a Systems Administrator for our headquarters in Graz, Austria. Download the vacancy note here or read on for details!   Job title: Syste more

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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

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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

December 16th, 2019

EBW19 Photo Gallery

Europe Biobank Week 2019 is the largest European conference on biobanking, with over 600 attendees gathering to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities of more

December 16th, 2019

We’ve got brains – do you?

Enormous brain biobank is member of the Polish Biobanking Network The Polish Biobanking Network (PBN) was created in 2017 by the Consortium and since the more

December 16th, 2019

The 3rd Conference of Polish Biobanks – So Much is Going On!

On 6-8th November in University of Lodz, the 3rd National Scientific and Training Conference of Polish Biobanks took place. The conference was organized by BBMRI. more

December 16th, 2019

CY-Biobank: Towards the Establishment of a Research and Innovation Center of Excellence for Biobanking and Biomedical Research at the University of Cyprus

The archiving of biological material for studying the human genome (DNA) of Cypriot volunteers (healthy and patients’ cohorts) is under way, with the aim of dia more

December 12th, 2019

BBMRI-ERIC is hiring a Systems Administrator

Apply by January 31, 2020 and join the BBMRI-ERIC headquarters in Graz, Austria as Systems Administrator. Download the vacancy note here or read on for more inf more

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November 21st, 2019

Erik Steinfelder gives TEDx talk on innovation at TEDxMedUniGraz

On September 13, 2019, the Medical University of Graz organized its first TEDx event. Speakers included BBMRI-ERIC Director General Erik Steinfelder, as well as K more

November 13th, 2019

Call for tender for the common service IT

The main objective of this call for tender is to propose continuation of the Common Service IT (CS IT) that provides expertise, services, and tools relevant to th more

November 13th, 2019

BBMRI-ERIC is hiring a Director General

Apply before December 13 and join our headquarters in Graz, Austria. Duration at least three years, with the possibility to be reappointed.   Who we are T more

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October 29th, 2019

Deadline Extended for BBMRI-ERIC ELSI Services Officer Position

Deadline extended to November 13th! BBMRI-ERIC is looking for an ELSI Services Officer based in Austria to support our ELSI team on ethical, legal and societal is more

October 16th, 2019

Vacancy Note: BBMRI-ERIC ELSI Services Officer

BBMRI-ERIC is looking for an ELSI Services Officer based in Austria to support our ELSI team on ethical, legal and societal issues in biobanking and biomolecular more

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October 15th, 2019

EBW19 Keynote Interview with Olli Kallioniemi, Director of the Swedish SciLifeLab

10/10/2019 As keynote speaker of the Europe Biobank Week 2019, Olli Kallioniemi talked about research successes, which he was able to achieve by using multilayer more

Europe Biobank Week 2019 – Press Release

To find the right treatment for a patient, precision medicine uses data from genetic and molecular research. Biobanks collect, process and store human samples suc more

October 1st, 2019

EBW19: Meet Our Keynote Speaker!

Olli Kallioniemi, M.D., Ph.D., is Director of Science for Life Laboratory, a national infrastructure for life sciences in Sweden and Professor in Molecular Precis more

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