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Antwerp / Belgium 04 Sep 2018 07 Sep

Europe Biobank Week 2018

Co-organised by BBMRI-ERIC and ESBB, Europe Biobank Week 2018 will take place in Antwerp, Belgium, from the 4th until the 7th September 2018. Building on the mome more

August 7th, 2018

BBMRI-ERIC and launch Interoperability Forum

BBMRI-ERIC has built a reputation for building open source tooling that can support biobanks being integrated into a wider discovery framework. The UK Node of BBM more

Interoperability Forum, BBMRI-ERIC, BBMRI UK, Common Service IT, open source tools biobanking
August 6th, 2018


The organisers of Europe Biobank Week are pleased to announce that Dr. Maggie De Block, Belgian Federal Minister of Social Affairs and Health, and Dr. Philippe De more

Europe Biobank Week 2018, Antwerpen, EBW18
July 30th, 2018

CORBEL 2nd Open Call for research projects

CORBEL – Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-science services – is a Horizon2020 project uniting 13 European Biological and Medical Sc more

CORBEL EU project, shared services for life sciences, BBMRI-ERIC project partner
July 30th, 2018


The Polish Biobanking Network was initiated in 2017 and the team has been busy ever since. Identifying potential partners First and foremost, the Medical more

BBMRI-pl-developing-fast, BBMRI Poland, biobanking
July 27th, 2018

Training programme for GBA auditors launched

During a three-day workshop held in Berlin in mid-June, prospective auditors from the German Biobank Alliance (GBA) familiarised themselves with the theoretical p more

GBN-auditor-training, German Biobank Node,, Quality management in biobanking
July 18th, 2018

Dutch ELSI Servicedesk officially launched

On July 9, 2018, the Dutch ELSI (Ethical, Legal and Social Implications) Servicedesk was officially launched. This online Servicedesk (in Dutch) offers guidance a more

Dutch-ELSI-Servicedesk, Personalised Medicine, BBMRI-NL
July 17th, 2018

Reverse Science Cafe at EBW 2018 and BBMRI-ERIC, the Belgian and European biobank network, cordially invite you to the Reverse Science Café to switch roles. At the Reverse Science Café more

Reverse-science-cafe-EBW-2018, Europe Biobank Week Antwerp
July 16th, 2018


 What is RESAVER? RESAVER is the first multi-country, multi-employer pension solution that aims to enhance the cross-border mobility of researchers. It enables e more

RESAVER, EU pension fund, pension solution, European Commission
July 13th, 2018

IBBL launches Findmyassay

IBBL recently announced the launch of, a new online tool that allows researchers to check the quality of their biological samples and improve the more

Integrated Biobank Luxembourg, IBBL, new online tools, quality control, find my assay
July 6th, 2018

FAQ on the GDPR available in Polish

We are pleased to announce that the FAQ on the GDPR, one of our most popular downloads, are available in Polish now. Click here for our FAQ on the GDPR in Polish more

FAQ EU GDPR; ELSI, health research legislation, BBMRI-ERIC
June 23rd, 2018

Uniform QM software for GBA biobanks

In future, biobanks of the German Biobank Alliance (GBA) will use uniform software for quality management. The program features modules to manage documents and pr more

quality management software, german biobank alliance, qm
June 23rd, 2018

Biobank alliance launches information campaign

Every day, hundreds of people donate biomaterials in German hospitals, thus helping to further medical progress. According to surveys conducted by the German Biob more

Forschung, donate biomaterials, bio samples
June 23rd, 2018

Zisis Kozlakidis New Head of IARC Lab Services and Biobank Group

Dr Zisis Kozlakidis, Past President of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER), has been appointed Head of the Laboratory more

Zisis Kozlakidis, ISBER, Memorandum of Understanding, IARC, Head of Laboratory Services and Biobank Group
June 21st, 2018

“BioPersMed cohort” – 1st sample collection portrait

“BioPersMed cohort”: an outstanding interdisciplinary sample collection at Biobank Graz “BioPersMed” stands for “Biomarkers for Per more

Sample collection, BioPersMed, Biomarker, Personalised Medicine
June 20th, 2018 Success Story

Risk of burnout can be estimated by analysing saliva samples A major goal of biobanks is to support researchers with their work by collecting, handling and/or sto more

MUG, Med Uni Graz, Researcher, Biobank
June 20th, 2018

Biobank Sweden’s National Sample Service Coordinators in Place

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

biobank sverige, biobank sweden, appoint new strategy coordinators
June 5th, 2018

Apply now for the MBA in Research Infrastructure Management

Develop your skills for leading research infrastructures with a global impact. Apply now for EMMRI – the Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastruct more

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May 28th, 2018

Biobank Sweden Appoints National IT and Operations Group

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

May 28th, 2018

GBN workshop on legal regulations on incidental findings

Should biomaterial donors be informed of a BRCA mutation, which could trigger breast cancer, if this is discovered as an incidental finding in a study, for exampl more

German Biobank Node Workshop, Meine Gene gehoeren mir, My genes are mine, panel discussion
May 28th, 2018

Biobanking Workshop and Symposium in Izmir

An international workshop titled “Biobanking for Rare Diseases” and a symposium titled “Bridging Biobanks in MENA Countries to Promote Research and more

BBMRI Turkey organises biobanking workshop and symposium in Izmir
May 24th, 2018

Two National Biobank Strategy Coordinators for Biobank Sweden

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

Biobank Sverige, Biobank Sweden, logo, BBMRI Sweden
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28 May 2018

05a BBMRI.QM webinar

“The CEN technical standard for the pre-analytical phase of frozen tissue samples for DNA isolation” Agenda: Welcome at 11.30 a.m. CEST Presentation of t more

May 23rd, 2018

BBMRI Poland holds national conference

Co-organised by the Independent Medical Sociology Unit, the Department of Ethics and Human Philosophy and the consortium, a national conference titled Th more

Human body BBMRI Poland national conference
May 23rd, 2018

Share your biobanking brochures with BWB

By Biothèque Wallonie Bruxelles Biobanks help researchers gain access to human samples. By studying these samples, researchers hope to find new ways to detect, more

Biotheque Wallonie Bruxelles calling for brochures on biobanking
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21 Jun 2018

06 BBMRI.QM webinar

“Assays for Qualification and Quality Stratification of Clinical Biospecimens Used in Research: A Technical Report from the ISBER Biospecimen Science Workin more

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