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Making New Treatments Possible

BBMRI-ERIC is a European research infrastructure for biobanking. We bring together all the main players from the biobanking field – researchers, biobankers, industry, and patients – to boost biomedical research. To that end, we offer quality management services, support with ethical, legal and societal issues, and a number of online tools and software solutions. Ultimately, our goal is to make new treatments possible.

NEW: ELSI knowledge base is now live


Ethical, legal and societal issues

How does the EU General Data Protection Regulation affect health research? Have I addressed all relevant topics in the compulsory Ethics Self-Assessment section of my proposal? We have a team of experts from all over Europe that offer guidance on ethical, legal, and societal issues (ELSI) that biobankers and researchers may encounter.
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The GDPR and Health Research

Now that the new EU General Data Protection Regulation has entered into force, there are a lot of question marks around the use of data in health research. For this reason, BBMRI-ERIC has launched an initiative to draft a code of conduct for health research.
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Quality Management

If we want researchers to be able to produce reliable findings, we need to make sure that they have access to samples and data of appropriate, defined quality. As a European research infrastructure, our ultimate goal is to make samples comparable across different countries and different biobanking systems.
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Search samples and data online

We are operating the world’s largest biobank catalogue – the BBMRI-ERIC Directory. Anyone can use it to identify candidate biobanks to get access to samples and data sets
October 6th, 2022

Strengthening collaboration between BBMRI-ERIC and the Nordic biobanks – conference report

Professor Jens Habermann, Director General, and the BBMRI-ERIC team recently attended the first Nordic Biobank Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden. The conference pr ... read more

September 30th, 2022 Wales Cancer Biobank Biobank Survey – Benchmarking and Sustainability

Biobank sustainability is a hot topic for many around the world and biobanks are increasingly being asked to justify their existence and provide evidence of impac ... read more

September 28th, 2022

BBMRI.PL: Publication in The Lancet Digital Health for the Molecular Pathology Centre Cellgen

The worldwide first prospective clinical study on the prediction of COVID-19 disease course has been completed and was published in the leading journal THE LANCET ... read more

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27 Sep 2022 27 Sep

3rd BBMRI.QM Newsroom in 2022

We invite you to our 3rd BBMRI.QM Newsroom in 2022, which will be held on 27 September, 10:00-11:15 a.m. CEST via Zoom. At this online event, we will welcome thr ... read more

September 1st, 2022

Wroclaw Medical University Biobank: From BBMRI-ERIC Quality Label to ISO 20387 accredited

Wroclaw Medical University Biobank (WMU Biobank), one of the leading biobanks and responsible for implementing common QMS solutions in the Polish Biobank ... read more

September 1st, 2022

LBBK-Warsaw UM organised a biobanking symposium during the TERMIS Conference

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) European Chapter Conference 2022 was held in Krakow, Poland, from 28th June to 1st Jul ... read more

July 25th, 2022

Biobanks in Spain and Italy receive international biobank standard ISO 20387 accreditation

Two national biobanks, the Fundación Instituto Valenciano de Oncología (IVO Biobank) in Spain and the Biobanca Multispecialista (BMS) in Italy, have just receiv ... read more

Visionary, clear, powerful. This is @EuAmri to me: an alliance of door-openers, trial-blazers, to unlock the potential of European networks of laboratories, biobanks, health research experts to make #personalisedmedicine a reality.



Our Director General, Jens K. Habermann, will present "The role of #biobanking in supporting liquid biopsy and clinical application"at the next BioTechX in Basel on 8/11/22 #BioTechX

Register now & take advantage of BBMRI-ERIC's discount code: BBMRI20!

Health-RI CTO @WiroNiessen: “We have a vibrant community, we have momentum and we have a joint obligation to take steps towards an integrated health data infrastructure.”

Thank you to Toni Andreu, Scientific Director @eatris, for presenting @EuAmri, Alliance of Medical Research Infrastructures, to the ICPerMed Conf.
Our goal is to ease access to facilities, resources & research services for researchers from pre-clinical phase to clinical trials.

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The website was co-funded within ADOPT BBMRI-ERIC, a project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 676550.
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