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Groningen, NL 11 Oct 2023 13 Oct

EUCAN-Connect DataSHIELD Conference

Registration is now open for the DataSHIELD Conference!   When: October 11-13, 2023 Where: NH Groningen, Hanzeplein 132, 9713GW Groningen, Netherlands more

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Barcelona, Spain 28 Jun 2023 29 Jun

Integration of the Sex and Gender Dimension in Life Sciences Research

Learn how to integrate the sex and gender dimension into your life sciences research at this free F2F Train-the-Trainer course organised by BSC (Bioinfo4Women more

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Brussels, Belgium 27 Jun 2023 28 Jun

Final EOSC-Life Annual General Meeting

BBMRI-ERIC has made significant contributions to the EOSC-Life project over the past three years. Now, during the Final AGM (2 days), the EOSC-Life consortium wil more

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online 23 Jun 2023 23 Jun

8th Annual Malta Rare Disease Colloquium

The 8th Annual Colloquium on Rare Disease organised by the University of Malta and The National Alliance for Rare Diseases Support – Malta will be held on Frida more

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Brussels, Belgium 19 Jun 2023 20 Jun

Secure Processing Environment Elements: Hybrid Joint EOSC-Life / HealthyCloud Workshop

Join us at this joint EOSC-Life – HealthyCloud workshop to learn best practices in creating elements of Secure Processing Environments (SPEs)! When: 19-20 June 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 more

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09 Dec 2021 11 Dec

EBRAINS Workshop: The Future Of Medical Data Sharing In Clinical Neurosciences

The HBP and EBRAINS together with the EAN invite the entire scientific community to join the forthcoming workshop on the Future of Medical Data Sharing in Clini more

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Maastricht 08 Dec 2021 11 Dec

AI 4 Imaging: Radiomics, Deep Learning and Synthetic Data – A Hands-on Course

This course on Artificial Intelligence for Imaging is a unique opportunity to join a community of leading-edge practitioners in the field of Quantitative Medical more

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Virtual 08 Nov 2021 10 Nov

Europe Biobank Week on 8-10 November 2021 (virtual)

Europe Biobank Week 2021 will take place online again on 8-10 November 2021: “Biobanking for our future – opportunities unlocked!” Registration more

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Online 05 Oct 2021 07 Oct

RI-VIS Australia-Europe Symposium

Save the date for the RI-VIS Australia – Europe Symposium. It will be held Tuesday, October 5th to Thursday, October 7th, 2021, as a virtual event. Stay tun more

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Graz 26 Jul 2021

Lecture & Webinar: Artificial Intelligence and Impact on Future Medicine

Prof. Kurt Zatloukal, National Node Director of, has invited Visiting Professor Oskar Mencer, founder of Maxeler Technologies and developer of “Multisc more

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Heidelberg 06 Jul 2021 06 Jul

Privacy Challenges in the Health Sector through Emerging Technologies

Join our colleague Dr. Ilaria Colussi on 6th July at the Marsilius-Bruckenseminar Sommersemester 2021 organised by the University of Heidelberg: “Privacy Ch more

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Athens 05 Jul 2021 07 Jul

AI Summer School: The Ethics of Disruption – From AI to Bio-ethics in Art and Research

The conference explores the constituent parts of an ethics framework for approaching, understanding and regulating disruptive technologies focusing on responsible more

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16 Jun 2021

Prerequisites for biobanking collaborations and advancements across continents

As part of the RI-VIS Latin America Europe Symposium on Research Infratsructures, BBMRI-ERIC and ESBB are joining forces to host this satellite event to talk abou more

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15 Jun 2021 17 Jun

Latin America – Europe Symposium on Research Infrastructures

The RI-VIS Latin America – Europe Symposium will be held between Tuesday, June 15th and Thursday, June 17th 2021, as a virtual event. This event is organise more

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14 Jun 2021

ELSI Webinar : GDPR and Biobanking – Book Review – Meet the Authors

The Springer Book “GDPR and Biobanking: Individual Rights, Public Interest and Research Regulation across Europe” is available for open access since a couple more

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Online 14 Jun 2021 18 Jun

EATRIS-Plus Summer School in Personalised Medicine

The summer school from EATRIS, the Research Infrastructure for translational medicine, is designed to address a wide array of topics from omic-based strategies an more

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21 May 2021

GDPR harmonisation is the only way to protect cancer research: an ESMO webinar

Fragmented implementation and interpretation of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) of the European Union (EU) at a local level are posing obst more

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22 Mar 2021 23 Mar

Take part in the „NGS in Healthcare” Open Market Consultation

In the context of the H2020 EU project INSTAND-NGS4P, led by partner Med Uni Graz/ Director Kurt Zatloukal, an Open Market Consultation on the to more

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17 Mar 2021 17 May

ELSI Webinar: Biobanking with children

On Wednesday 17 March 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CET Biobanking with children is a practical vector of empowerment and engagement. Without having to expose the more

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Online 08 Mar 2021 10 Mar

2nd IBCQ International Biobanking Conference 2021

Qatar Biobank in partnership with the European and Middle Eastern Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB), the International Society for Biological and more

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Online 01 Mar 2021 05 May

Biobanking Course at Institut Pasteur

Institut Pasteur is offering a MOOC on Biobanking, designed to provide participants with insights into the wide range of activities hosted in a biobank. Topics in more

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25 Feb 2021 26 Feb

2nd ICPerMed Conference ‘Personalised Medicine – From Vision to Practice’

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and travel restrictions, ICPerMed decided to go virtual and move the event to an online platform. Attendees will have access to all i more

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Webinar 04 Feb 2021

Webinar: Biobanking Placental Tissue – Key Aspects of this Organ

The biobanking community is invited to this webinar by our neighbors at the Medical University of Graz and Biobank Graz! Placental tissue has a high potential for more

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21 Jan 2021 25 Jan

International IT Symposium on Biobank Management & Federated Search on 21, 22 and 25 January 2021

Coorganised by BBMRI-ERIC and ESBB. Our biobank community strives for continuous improvements of our services and contributions to Life Sciences. In alignment wit more

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Webinar 19 Jan 2021

Webinar: Psychosocial characteristics of potential participants in biobanking – a study on the Polish population, by Jakub Pawlikowski ( 

Advances of biomedical research based on biobanks collecting human biological material are highly dependent on the successful recruitment and participation of hum more

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Webinar 03 Dec 2020

Knowledge Transfer Service: Codex4SMEs Webinar on Finding Samples and Data with the BBMRI-ERIC Directory & Negotiator

Date: 3 December 2020 Time: 14:00-15:00 CET Browse biobank collections across Europe and get the samples and clinical data you need During this webinar, BBMRI-ERI more

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25 Nov 2020

Workshop: Looking back, going forward

Henrietta Lacks and the first immortalized human cell line, HeLa, have been influential in shaping both science and technology, from the development of the polio more

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23 Nov 2020 23 Nov

Biobanks & Health Data Registers Matchmaking event

Eager to learn about collaborations with Biobanks and Health Data Registers (HDR) in the Benelux? The matchmaking event connects different stakeholders in the lan more

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23 Nov 2020

SAVE THE DATE – IC2PerMed workshop on EU-China policies and programmes for Personalised Medicine

On Monday 23 November from 09:30 to 11:30CET IC2PerMed project will hold its first e-workshop “Policies and programs in the field of Personalized medicine: fir more

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Webinar 03 Nov 2020

EUCANCan Webinar: International Data Sharing of Cancer Genomic Data

Join the free webinar hosted by the free EUCANcan Consortium (an EU H2020-funded project on cancer data sharing) webinar titled International Data Sharing of Canc more

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Webinar 29 Oct 2020

Workshop: Ethically and socially responsible governance of research biobanks in the Baltic states

The aim of this workshop on 29 October 2020 is to exchange experience and discuss current ethical and social problems of research biobank governance in the Baltic more

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Webinar 27 Oct 2020

Webinar: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in human microbiome biobanking

Human microbiome research has the potential to increase our understanding of how health and disease are affected by the complex relationship between human, our dw more

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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

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Online 15 Oct 2020 16 Oct

ENRIITC 1st Networking Meeting for Industry Partnerships in RIs

ENRIITC’s 1st virtual e-meeting has been scheduled from 15 October (13:00 – 15:00 CEST)  to 16 October (11:30 – 13:30 CEST). The event is being planned more

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05 Oct 2020 07 Oct

Free webinar on clinical data management

From sustainable biomedical research perspective biobanks are becoming more and more vital and the discussion about the management of connected clinical data and more

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Online 01 Oct 2020

CINECA Webinar: Status Update Code of Conduct: Teaming up & Talking about it

The CINECA webinar series continues with a presentation by BBMRI-ERIC’s Head of ELSI Sergices & Research Dr. Michaela Th. Mayrhofer on the status of the more

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Rome (online) 28 Sep 2020 02 Oct

International Summer School on Rare Disease Registries and FAIRification of Data

In order to ensure the correct progress of the planned tasks of EJP RD, ISS ensures that the international course “ International Summer School on Rare Disease more

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Online 24 Aug 2020 26 Aug

ESBB International Symposium on Sustainability of Biobanks

The digital International Symposium on Sustainability of Biobanks takes place August 24th – 26th, 2020 from 13:00 – 16:45 CET. We are delighted that so many e more

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Online 03 Aug 2020

Webinar: Registering with the BBMRI-ERIC Directory & Negotiator for non-BBMRI biobanks

BBMRI-ERIC and ISBER finalised a partnership to expand the BBMRI COVID-19-Ready Biobank Registry, connect researchers with biobanks across the globe that are o more

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23 Jun 2020

The UK Biobank Scientific Conference 23 June 2020

Participate | Collaborate | Innovate 13.00-17.30pm BST and 08:00-13.30 EST This year for the first time the UK Biobank Scientific Conference takes place wholly on more

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Webinar 04 Jun 2020

Webinar: Ethical handling of incidental findings in research

Presenter: Eline Bunnik, PhD, Erasmus MC, Moderator: Melanie Goisauf, BBMRI-ERIC   In biomedical research involving human subjects, incidental fin more

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Webinar 26 May 2020

CORBEL Webinar: Supporting European Research: Communicating the Value of Life Science RIs in Times of Crisis and Beyond

CORBEL presents its final webinar, this time with guest speaker Bogi Eliasen from the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS). Prior to the webinar, CIFS more

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Graz, Austria 11 May 2020 15 May

Graz Biomedical Research Workshop

Graz Biomedical Research Workshop Dates: May 11-15, 2020 Location: Online workshop Note: Module 1 (May 11 – May 13) and Module 2 (May 13 – May 15) can be book more

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Webinar 04 May 2020

CINECA Webinar: Code of Conduct: Teaming Up & Talking About It

The CINECA webinar series continues with a presentation by Dr. Michaela Th. Mayrhofer (BBMRI-ERIC) on Status Update Code of Conduct: Teaming up & Talking abou more

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Webinar 24 Apr 2020

Web Conference: COVID-19 and Ethical, Legal & Societal Issues

This web conference will first and foremost focus on the ethical issues encountered and addressed during the COVID-19 outbreak in relation to biobanking, focusing more

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Webinar 23 Apr 2020

CORBEL/EOSC-Life Webinar: Best Practices in Training and Communications

CORBEL and EOSC-Life are organising the webinar series “Engaging with your community through events and training”. The series concludes with a discuss more

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Webinar 21 Apr 2020

CORBEL webinar on the BBMRI ELSI Services

Join the CORBEL webinar on “The BBMRI ELSI Services across the Nodes & BMS RIs” on 21 April 2020 at 15:30 CET. Speaker: Michaela Th. Mayrhofer (BB more

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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

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Webinar 19 Mar 2020

CORBEL/EOSC-Life Webinar: Practical Tips for Stepping Up Your Science Communications

CORBEL and EOSC-Life are organising the webinar series “Engaging with your community through events and training”. The series continues with a panel d more

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Brussels 03 Mar 2020 04 Mar

EOSC-Life First Annual General Meeting in Brussels

*Update: New location and venue! We would ask you to please state whether or not you will attend by FRIDAY 28 FEBRUARY via this new Evenbrite page: https://me more

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Florence 02 Mar 2020

Final Open Meeting for CORBEL Project

*Update!* The final CORBEL meeting will take place on 2 March 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. The consortium will present their solutions for harmonising user access t more

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Amsterdam 10 Feb 2020 11 Feb

5th European Conference on Clinical Research in Amsterdam

Science, Technology and Regulations Coming Together for Better Patients’ Health Why attend? Up to date topics contributing to improvement of patients’ more

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Dresden 06 Feb 2020

Open ENVRI Community Meeting

The ENVRI Community Meeting, taking place in Dresden (Germany) on 6 February 2020 in the frame of the ENVRI week, aims at facilitating information exchange and di more

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Brussels 23 Jan 2020

CPDP 2020 Data Protection and Artificial Intelligence

Brussels, Thursday 23 January 2020 at 08:45 – Area 42 – Registration at La Cave The panel is co-organized by the research infrastructure BBMRI-ERIC an more

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Webinar 14 Jan 2020

BBMRI-ERIC Negotiator: An In-Depth Webinar on Dealing with Sample Requests – for Biobankers and Researchers

Are you interested in learning how to file a request and respond to a request in the BBMRI-ERIC Negotiator in the most effective manner? Do you want to hear abou more

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Graz 09 Dec 2019 11 Dec

Joint Annual Meeting of National Nodes, it, cz, cy 

In order to explore synergies and exchange in field of collaboration among BBMRI national nodes,,, and had the idea to organiz more

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28 Nov 2019

BBMRI-ERIC Webinar – Biobanks and registries – what’s the difference?

Title: Biobanks and registries – what’s the difference? Speaker: Dr Mary Wang, Fondazione Telethon in Italy Date and Time: 28 November 2019,  14:00-15:0 more

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Nottingham 19 Nov 2019

UK Biobanking Showcase in Nottingham

Now in its fifth year, the UK Biobanking Showcase is the premier event of its kind in the UK and has proven to be a successful and popular forum for biobankers, a more

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La Palma (Canary Islands) 06 Nov 2019 08 Nov

ESFRI Workshop on the Future of Research Infrastructures in the European Research Area

With the next Roadmap of European Research Infrastructures, foreseen for publication in 2021, ESFRI will end the second cycle of its Roadmaps, comprising also th more

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Webinar 22 Oct 2019

BBMRI.ELSI Webinar: Completing the Ethics Self-Assessment for H2020 Proposals – Introduction Part I

Working in close collaboration with the Ethics and Research Integrity Sector at DG Research & Innovation, we are launching an ELSI webinar series on the Ethic more

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Webinar 15 Oct 2019

GBN Webinar: Data Quality and Provenance

The German Biobank Node invites all interested parties to their IT webinar on Data Quality & Provenance! Join the webinar here: more

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Lübeck 08 Oct 2019 11 Oct

Europe Biobank Week 2019 in Lübeck, Germany – Register Now!

Join us in beautiful Lübeck, Germany, from 8-11 October for Europe Biobank Week 2019!    Europe Biobank Week 2019 will be held on 8-11 October a more

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Webinar 30 Sep 2019

Webinar IV: Using BBMRI-ERIC’s Directory

BBMRI-ERIC’s Directory gives access to over 600 biobanks and 100,000,000 samples across Europe. How can you use our tool to find samples quickly and effecti more

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Spetses, Greece 23 Sep 2019 27 Sep

COST Clinimark Training School

The COST Clinimark Training Workshop is taking place from 23-27 September 2019 at the Spetses Hotel, Greece!  The quest for novel biomarkers is a popular resear more

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Webinar 26 Aug 2019

Webinar III: Using BBMRI-ERIC’s Directory

BBMRI-ERIC’s Directory gives access to over 600 biobanks and 100,000,000 samples across Europe. How can you use our tool to find samples quickly and effecti more

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Webinar 26 Jun 2019

BBMRI-ERIC Directory Webinar II

BBMRI-ERIC’s Directory gives access to 568 biobanks and 100,000,000 samples across Europe. Join BBMRI-ERIC’s Director General, Erik Steinfelder, on We more

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Tallinn 20 Jun 2019

Building Open Science in Europe

The Road Ahead for EU Member States and the EOSC Community eInfraCentral invites researchers from public and private sectors, e-infrastructure service providers, more

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Webinar 19 Jun 2019

UK Biobank Scientific Conference 2019

Register Today! The UK Biobank Scientific Conference is taking place at the QEII Conference Centre, London, on Wednesday, the 19th June.  The event is open to he more

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Gothenburg 15 Jun 2019 18 Jun

European Human Genetics Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden

BBMRI-ERIC’s ELSI data paper will be presented at this conference in Gothenburg, Sweden. Gunnar Houge, President of the European Society of Human Genetics, more

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06 Jun 2019

Symposium: AI & Machine Learning for Digital Pathology

From Biobanks to Knowledge Banks AI in pathology is very promising, e.g. deep learning even exceeds human performance in specific cases. However, in the context o more

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Webinar 03 Jun 2019

Webinar on the use of BBMRI-ERIC’s directory

BBMRI-ERIC’s Directory gives access to 568 biobanks and 100.000.000 samples across Europe. How to use our tool? That’s what Erik Steinfelder, Director more

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Alcalá de Henares / Spain 22 May 2019 24 May

Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference

Registration is now open for the 4th Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference, which will take place in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, from May 22 till 24, 201 more

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Paris 20 May 2019

International Clinical Trials Day 2019: Patient stratification studies: challenges and opportunities

International Clinical Trials Day 2019: Patient stratification studies: challenges and opportunities    The European Clinical Research Infrastructure Networ more

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Madrid / Spain 03 Apr 2019 05 Apr

European Chemical Biology Symposium: 6-ECBS/LS-EuChemS

The 6th ECBS/LS-EuChemS meeting  is set to take place in Madrid from April 3-5, 2019. Jointly organised by EuChemS and EU-OPENSCREEN, the event brings toget more

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Webinar 03 Apr 2019

BBMRI-ERIC Webinar – Material and Data Transfer Agreements (MTA/ DTA)

Title: Material and Data Transfer Agreements (MTA/DTA) Speaker: Dr Olga Tzortzatou, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens Date and Time: 3 Apri more

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Basel / Switzerland 28 Mar 2019


“Translating biomarker candidates from discovery to the clinic remains a challenge. This second symposium organised by the Clinimark project will examine ho more

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Brussels / Belgium 05 Mar 2019

Save the date: SPIDIA4P event

Save the date: On the 5th March 2019, the SPIDIA4P project consortium will organise an event at the European Parliament in Brussels. Hosted by MEP Gesine Meissner more

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Berlin / Germany 05 Feb 2019 06 Feb

ISBER Biospecimen Research Symposium

ISBER, the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories, will hold its 2nd Biospecimen Research Symposium in Berlin on February 5th and 6th more

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Utrecht / Netherlands 17 Jan 2019

Health-RI conference

The 4th Health-RI conference will be held in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Health-RI is the Dutch infrastructure for personalized medic more

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Webinar 17 Jan 2019

BBMRI.QM Webinar #5

Title: Data Quality for Biobanks Speaker: Johann Eder Date: 17 January 2019 Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. CET Click here to register for this webinar. Subscribe to our more

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Webinar 17 Jan 2019

BBMRI.QM Webinar #5

Data Quality for Biobanks Speaker: Johann Eder, Prof. at the Department of Informatics-Systems of the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria Register here more

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Rio de Janeiro / Brazil 15 Jan 2019 17 Jan

Biobanking Workshop in Latin America

As part of our efforts to support biobanking in different regions of the world, we are organising a biobanking workshop in Rio de Janeiro in early 2019. We believ more

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Milano / Italy 14 Jan 2019 15 Jan

ADOPT BBMRI-ERIC Workshop: Science and Society

Research and innovation lie at the heart of Europe’s economic strategy and make a critical contribution to the development of its society and cultures. They are more

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06 Dec 2018

CORBEL Webinar 06.12.2018

Webinar title: BBMRI-ERIC Quality Management Services for basic and applied research on human specimens Speaker: Andrea Wutte, BBMRI-ERIC Date: 6 December 2018, 1 more

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Bengaluru / India 05 Dec 2018 07 Dec

14th World Congress of Bioethics

Applications for bursaries for the 14th World Congress of Bioethics are open now and can be submitted until September 15. The 14th World Congress of Bioethics an more

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Webinar 04 Dec 2018

BBMRI.QM Webinar #4

State-of-the-Art Next-Generation Sequencing Speaker: Ivo Gut, Director of the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico Register here   More information to the more

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Graz / Austria 28 Nov 2018 30 Nov

How to Build a Biobank – Biobank Graz

Biobank Graz, a partner biobank, is organising the 4th edition of their “How to build a biobank” course. This interactive 3-day-course has b more

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Paris / France 15 Nov 2018

Data Management in Clinical Research

CORBEL, ECRIN an F-CRIN are organising a training course on Data Management in Clinical Research, taking place on 15 November 2018 in Paris. The course is designe more

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Cape Town / South Africa 13 Nov 2018 14 Nov

Ethics of Data Sharing and Biobanking in Health Research

The Global Forum on Bioethics in Research (GFBR) will hold a two-day meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 13-14 November 2018 on the theme of ‘the ethics of d more

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Webinar 13 Nov 2018

BBMRI.QM Webinar #3

The NEW standard for biobanks “ISO 20387 Biobanking – General requirements for biobanking” and how the BBMRI-ERIC Quality Management Service can help with i more

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Utrecht / Netherlands 01 Nov 2018

Partnerships MeetUp 2018

The Partnerships MeetUp brings together anyone who is interested in pioneering medicine through close collaboration. The event offers an inspiring keynote and int more

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Hinxton / UK 29 Oct 2018 30 Oct

Register now for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion workshop

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion workshop will bring together representatives from different RIs to share and learn from real-world experiences in the conte more

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Webinar 23 Oct 2018

BBMRI.QM Webinar #2

European Technical Specifications for the pre-analytical phase become ISO International Standards: an update Speaker: Karl-Friedrich Becker, Professor at the Inst more

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Webinar 23 Oct 2018

CORBEL Webinar: West-Life

Title: West-Life: Lessons learnt from developing a virtual research environment Speaker: Chris Morris (Daresbury Laboratory) Date: October 23, 2018 Time: 15:30 CE more

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Paris / France 15 Oct 2018 16 Oct

Modelling the Mammalian-Microbiota Host Superorganism

It is now well recognised that microbiota play an important role in the development, immunity and physiology of their mammalian host. Considerable progress has be more

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Graz / Austria 11 Oct 2018 12 Oct

ÖPPM – Joining Forces for Personalized Medicine

The Austrian Platform for Personalized Medicine (ÖPPM) will hold its 2nd Annual Meeting at the Medical University of Graz on October 11 and 12, 2018. The confer more

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Copenhagen / Denmark 26 Sep 2018 28 Sep

ENCR Scientific Meeting

The ENCR Scientific Meeting and General Assembly provides all European cancer registries with the opportunity to share research findings, discuss cancer registrat more

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Webinar 11 Sep 2018


  Date: 11 September 2018 Time: 2-3 p.m. CEST Speaker: Sheng Lin-Gibson, Chief of the Biosystems and Biomaterials Division, USA National Institute of Stand more

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Webinar 11 Sep 2018

BBMRI.QM Webinar #1

Towards more accurate, reproducible, and robust measurement and analysis of biological samples: International Standardization Efforts within ISO/TC 276 – Biotec more

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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

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Webinar 10 Jul 2018

CORBEL webinar

Title: The BBMRI-ERIC ELSI Helpdesk – Personalising ELSI Support Speaker: Jasjote Grewal (BBMRI-ERIC) Date: July 10, 2018 Time: 15:30 CEST The BBMRI-ERIC ELSI H more

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Amsterdam / Netherlands 04 Jul 2018 06 Jul

CORBEL train-the-trainer workshop & hackathon

This event combines two separate events, a 2-day train-the-trainer workshop and a 1-day course development hackathon. You can choose to attend one or both events, more

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Ghent / Belgium 01 Jul 2018 04 Jul


The Core Technologies for Life Sciences (CTLS) Association will host its third biannual congress in Ghent, Belgium, from July 1 until 4, 2018. CTLS2018 will see p more

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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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Webinar 20 Jun 2018

Webinar: The GDPR – Anonymisation / Pseudonymisation

Title: Webinar: The GDPR – Anonymisation/Pseudonymisation Speaker: Irene Schlünder Date: June 20, 2018 Time: 14:00 CEST The European General Data Protection R more

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Webinar 05 Jun 2018

CORBEL Webinar

Title: Status Update on the Code of Conduct for Health Research Initiative Speaker: Michaela Th. Mayrhofer (BBMRI-ERIC) Date: June 5, 2018 Time: 15:30 CEST The EU more

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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

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Webinar 22 May 2018

CORBEL Webinar

Title: Quality Management in Distributed Research Infrastructures Speaker: Dr. Michael Raess (INFRAFRONTIER) Date: May 22, 2018 Time: 15:30 CEST Quality Managemen more

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Graz / Austria 16 May 2018

CEN and ISO Standards for Pre-analytical Processes

This one-day  course will introduce the European standards for the pre-analytical processing of human biospecimens (CEN/TC 140 Technical Specifications for Pree more

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Bologna / Italy 16 May 2018 17 May

Sample and Data Banking Course

Organised by Dr. Luca Sangiorgi, CLIBI laboratory and RIT, the Sample and Data Banking course will take place in Bologna, Italy, on May 16 and 17. Registration is more

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Berlin / Germany 03 May 2018

German Biobank Node Workshop

German Biobank Node, our National Node in Germany, is organising a one-day workshop titled “Meine Gene gehören mir” (My Genes Are Mine), scheduled to more

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Izmir / Turkey 02 May 2018 04 May

Biobanking workshop and symposium in Izmir

A training workshop titled “Rare Disease Biobanking” and a symposium titled “Bridging Biobanks in MENA Countries to Promote Research and Healthc more

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Webinar 25 Apr 2018

BBMRI-ERIC Webinar – The GDPR and Health Research

Speaker: Dr Victoria Chico, University of Sheffield Time: 14:00-15:00 (Central European Summer Time) Summary: The enforcement date for the General Data Protection more

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Munich / Germany 23 Apr 2018 24 Apr

CORBEL/AARC AAI Training Workshop

INFRAFRONTIER, work package leader within the CORBEL project, is organising a two-day training event for the developers of the BMS research infrastructures plan more

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Lublin / Poland 19 Apr 2018 20 Apr

The human body in scientific research, our Polish National Node, and the Medical University of Lublin are co-organising a conference titled “The human body in scientific research – philos more

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17 Apr 2018

CORBEL webinar

Speaker: Dr. Mikael Linden (ELIXIR Finland), Kostas Koumantaros (GRNET)   Summary: CORBEL WP5 has specified Life Science AAI, a common service for authentic more

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05 Apr 2018

05 BBMRI.QM webinar

“Intraindividual Temporal miRNA Variability in Serum, Plasma, and White Blood Cell Subpopulations” Agenda:  Welcome Presentation “Intraindivid more

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27 Mar 2018

BBMRI.QM webinar

EDIReX Project: “EurOPDX Distributed Infrastructure for Research on patient-derived cancer Xenografts“   Agenda: Presentation of the EDIReX Project: more

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Ghent / Belgium 23 Mar 2018

Ghent Biobanking Day

Biobanks collect samples and tissues and make them available to researchers. The quality of samples and clinical data stored at biobanks strongly depends on the more

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22 Mar 2018

04 BBMRI.QM webinar

“In vitro diagnostic medical devices – Clinical performance studies using specimens from human subjects – Good study practice”   Agenda: 1. more

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20 Mar 2018

03 BBMRI.QM webinar

“, The Cardiff Biobank and QMS” Agenda: Welcome Presentation “, The Cardiff Biobank and QMS”, Christopher Thomas, Quality Manag more

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Innsbruck / Austria 17 Mar 2018 organises roundtable discussion, our Austrian National Node, is currently organising the 5th edition of a series of roundtable discussions involving members of the general public. Title more

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Oslo / Norway 12 Mar 2018 13 Mar Biobank Conference

Our Norwegian National Node,, is organising a biobanking conference in Oslo from March 12 to 13, 2018. Most of the event will be in English, including s more

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Brussels / Belgium 01 Mar 2018 02 Mar

EU Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector

ERA, the Academy of European Law, is organising its annual conference on EU law in the pharmaceutical sector on March 1 and 2 this year. Key topics will include more

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Luxembourg / Luxembourg 27 Feb 2018 28 Feb

ISBER European Biospecimen Research Symposium

On February 27-28, 2018, ISBER and IBBL will co-host the Biospecimen Research Symposium in Luxembourg. The ISBER Symposium in Luxembourg is ISBER‘s Europe more

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27 Feb 2018

CORBEL webinar

Speakers: Christian Ohmann, Rita Banzi, Steve Canham (ECRIN-ERIC) Summary: Transparency and access to research data is a key feature of modern research policy, im more

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Paris / France 20 Feb 2018


The growing complexity of the use of existing data highlights some gaps in the ethical review model currently in use across Europe. Reports from scientists highli more

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06 Feb 2018

CORBEL webinar: Lightweight Service Management for RIs

Speaker: Sy Holsinger (EGI Foundation) Summary: To meet customer needs and provide valuable services, it is important to maintain a high quality of service, which more

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Rome / Italy 06 Feb 2018

Conference on BBMRI-ERIC IT tools

Co-organised by Instituto Superiore di Sanità and, a conference titled “Access to biological samples: use and implementation of BBMRI tools” is set more

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06 Feb 2018

02 BBMRI.QM webinar

“Norway, Biobanking of fresh frozen tissue from total prostatectomies” Agenda: Welcome Presentation “Norway, Biobanking of fresh frozen tissue from total p more

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Lausanne / Switzerland 01 Feb 2018

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

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Brussels / Belgium 26 Jan 2018

Code of Conduct Forum session at CPDP 2018

Organised by BBMRI-ERIC Industry – Academia – Healthcare professionals   CPDP, the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection 2018 conference is taking place more

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22 Jan 2018

Web conference: 01 WG6 Audit Programme meeting

Agenda: Welcome Presentation “ Audit Programme” Helmuth Haslacher, Dr., Head of Biobank VIENNA and Quality Coordinator of (Medical Universit more

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16 Jan 2018

CORBEL webinar: access management using ARIA

Speaker: Fiona Sanderson (Instruct-ERIC) ARIA provides a wide range of web-based tools for a huge number of organisations worldwide. ARIA cloud services also are more

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Heidelberg / Germany 05 Dec 2017 07 Dec


The EMBL Conference on Lifelong Learning in the Biomedical Sciences 2017 will feature a list of state-of-the-art speakers and includes a number of highly relevan more

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Graz / Austria 22 Nov 2017 24 Nov

Biobank Graz organises 3rd edition of How to Build a Biobank course

This interactive 3-day-course has been designed for all those who are involved in setting up a new biobank, who look to collaborate with a biobank or research ins more

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Lund / Sweden 16 Nov 2017 17 Nov

The Politics of Biobanking: Symposium

Together with the University of Copenhagen and other partners, the Service Centre for Southern Sweden is organising a symposium entitled The Politics of more

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Kigali / Rwanda 07 Nov 2017 10 Nov

Cancer in Africa: Making Strides, Creating Solutions

The 2017 AORTIC International Conference on Cancer in Africa will bring together multidisciplinary specialists from the global cancer community to reduce the impa more

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Brussels / Belgium 06 Nov 2017

Seminar: GDPR Code of Conduct for Health Research and Implications for FP9

BBMRI-ERIC is hosting a seminar to assess the impact of the GDPR on FP9 health research and examine how the Code of Conduct for Health Research being developed by more

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Vienna / Austria 19 Oct 2017 20 Oct

Austrian Platform for Personalized Medicine: Inaugural Event and Scientific Symposium

“The Austrian Platform for Personalized Medicine constitutes a national networking platform aiming to connect all stakeholders and interested parties in the more

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London / UK 18 Oct 2017

UK Biobanking Showcase 2017

The UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre are returning to the Oval for their annual meeting UK Biobanking Showcase this autumn. Date: 18th October 2017 more

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Rotterdam / Netherlands 16 Oct 2017 18 Oct

2017 XNAT Developer Workshop in Rotterdam

The 2017 XNAT Developer Workshop will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from October 16th until October 18th. The workshop is co-organised by the European more

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Prague / Czech Republic 24 Sep 2017 26 Sep

Translational Medicine 2017: Enhancing Predictivity

The European Research Infrastructure for Translational Medicine (EATRIS) will be organising its third bi-annual Translational Medicine 2017 conference from 24 un more

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Barcelona / Spain 20 Sep 2017 22 Sep

16th CRG Symposium: Seventh International Workshop on Genomic Epidemiology

The 16th CRG Symposium: Seventh International Workshop on Genomic Epidemiology will take place at the PRBB Auditorium from 20 to 22 September 2017 and will gather more

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Stockholm / Sweden 13 Sep 2017 15 Sep

Global Biobank Week “Towards Harmony in Biobanking”


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Egham, Surrey / UK 12 Sep 2017 14 Sep

Preserving, storing and maintaining microorganisms 3-day course

Presented by staff from CABI, this course will be of interest to everyone involved in the handling, distribution and storage of microorganisms. The course covers more

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Leuven / Belgium 31 Aug 2017 01 Sep

Interuniversity Course on Clinical and Research Genomic Data Sharing and Access

The Leuven Institute for human Genomics and Society (LIGAS) is organising an interuniversity course titled ‘Clinical and Research Genomic Data Sharing and Acce more

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Athens / Greece 29 Aug 2017 01 Sep

13th ESA Conference

There will be around 700 sessions by ESA’s 37 Research Networks as well as Research Streams, many semi-plenaries and plenaries, a special PhD workshop and of co more

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Leuven / Belgium 28 Aug 2017 30 Aug

Liquid Biopsies & Cancer Symposium

The Leuven Cancer Institute (LKI) will be organising a symposium on liquid biopsies and cancer from 28 to 30 August 2017. The topics covered will include the foll more

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01 Aug 2017

PHE Biobank Link Webinar: linking cancer registries to Biobanks in England

In this webinar, participants will learn about Public Health England’s (PHE) Biobank Link. Dominic Dwyer, Data Access Officer, will present on how biobank more

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Budapest / Hungary 02 Jul 2017 04 Jul

Registration for the European Chemical Biology Symposium in Budapest Now Open

Have you always wanted to learn more about the exciting developments currently taking place in chemical biology and EU-OPENSCREEN? The ECBS 2017, taking place in more

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online 27 Jun 2017 27 Jun

Next CORBEL webinar on User Experience Design scheduled for June 27th

Interested in learning how User Experience (UX) design can help you meet your goals? What are the quick wins for knowing your users, designing with your team and more

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Erlangen / Germany 22 Jun 2017 24 Jun

The German Pathology Society’s 101st Annual Congress

The German Pathology Society will be celebrating its 101st annual congress in Erlangen, Germany, from June 22 until 24 this year. The programme features a wide ra more

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Brussels / Belgium 20 Jun 2017 20 Jun

How European Biological and Medical Sciences Research Infrastructures Boost Innovation by Open Access

This meeting will explore how the 11 biological and medical sciences research infrastructures (BMS RIs) in Europe can stimulate innovation by providing access to more

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Brussels / Belgium 19 Jun 2017

First LUXCOR health event in Brussels: Clinical and translational medicine, Big Data, e-Health and next-generation healthcare

The Luxembourg Institute of Health and LUXCOR, the Luxembourg Contact Office for Research and Innovation, are co-organising the first LUXCOR health event in Bruss more

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Halle (Saale) / Germany 18 Jun 2017 22 Jun

International Retreat on Moral Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany in cooperation with Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany is organizing the International Retreat on “M more

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Tartu / Estonia 17 Jun 2017 17 Jun

Estimated (disease) risk for coronary atherosclerosis using lifestyle factors and genetic markers: ePerMed workshop in Tartu, Estonia, on 17th June

The Estonian Genome Centre is organising an ePerMed workshop that will take place the day after the Gene Forum 2017 concludes. The event will consist of two part more

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Tartu / Estonia 15 Jun 2017 16 Jun

17th International Gene Forum to be held in Tartu, Estonia

The overarching theme for the 2017 Gene Forum will be Real World Evidence – Path to Precision Medicine, with a focus on genomics, lifestyle and environment. Spe more

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London / UK 13 Jun 2017 15 Jun

7th Annual SMi BioBanking Conference and Workshop Focussing on Ethics and Biosample Management

Biothèque Wallonie Bruxelles will be participating in the conference, taking place on June 14 and 15, to give a talk titled “An Academic Research Network’s P more

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Brussels / Belgium 07 Jun 2017 07 Jun


BBMRI-ERIC will be hosting a forum meeting in Brussels on June 7 to discuss issues related to the development of a health and life sciences code of conduct in the more

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Tartu / Estonia 01 Jun 2017 06 Jun


The Estonian Genome Center and the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Tartu are organising a course titled Statistical Practice in Epide more

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Luxembourg / Luxembourg 31 May 2017 31 May

Refresher Training: Good Clinical Practice

CIEC will be organising an interactive and certified training course on good clinical practice in the framework of the Luxclin conference, focussing on updated IC more

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29 May 2017 29 May

First CORBEL webinar on research marketing set to take place on May 29

CORBEL is set to launch a new series of webinars that will provide a platform for biological and medical research infrastructures to share their experiences and p more

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Bordeaux / France 15 May 2017 17 May

Inserm workshop 246

Management and Reuse of Health Data: Methodological Issues   This workshop will provide insights and tools regarding open data, FAIR data management, data d more

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Brussels / Belgium 10 May 2017 10 May

ERINHA conference: launching the European Research Infrastructure on Highly Pathogenic Agents’ scientific strategy

The European Research Infrastructure on Highly Pathogenic Agents (ERINHA), bringing together European high containment facilities and expert institutes, will be h more

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Berlin / Germany 03 May 2017

Training opportunities for rare disease scientists at the Outreach Day in Berlin

As part of the joint RD-Connect, NeurOmics and EURenOmics annual meeting in Berlin (1-5th of May 2017) RD-Connect will provide a number of training opportunities more

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Vienna / Austria 05 Apr 2017


The Bioethics Symposium at IMBA will discuss the main challenges arising from recent advancements in life sciences. New technologies like stem cell research, orga more

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Brussels / Belgium 05 Apr 2017

Round table on BBMRI-ERIC’s contribution to health research capacity building in Africa

In collaboration with B3Africa, BBMRI-ERIC will organise a roundtable in Brussels on 5th April 2017 to explore how to develop health research collaboration with more

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Lyon / France 04 Apr 2017 06 Apr

BIOVISION – The World Life Sciences Forum

Presenting an impressive line-up of participants addressing evidence and research as well as development and promotion, the 2017 edition of the Biovision life sci more

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Aviano / Italy 03 Apr 2017 05 Apr

Standardisation of liquid biopsies-plasma ccfDNA

Aim of the meeting   Today many institutions are testing ccfDNA mostly as clinical research, but the investigations have shown a huge potential for clinical more

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Alpbach / Austria 13 Mar 2017 15 Mar

The 8th Alpbach Workshop on Affinity Proteomics

This meeting will cover the latest developments in antibody generation, validation, application and detection, with many important players in the field attending. more

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Vienna / Austria 01 Mar 2017 05 Mar

ECR 2017

The ECR is the annual meeting of the ESR. It is a trend-setting, dynamic and service-oriented congress, well-known as one of the most innovative meetings within t more

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Brussels / Belgium 01 Feb 2017 01 Feb

BBMRI-ERIC working meeting “The road to a Health and Life Sciences GDPR Code of Conduct”

On 1 February 2017 Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure – European Research Infrastructure Consortium (BBMRI-ERIC) will host a working more

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Graz / Austria 09 Jan 2017 13 Jan

Third B3Africa Jamboree

The Third B3Africa Jamboree,  will again be a face to face meeting of all developers. It will be held in Austria and organised by MEDIZINISCHE UNIVERSITÄT GRAZ. more

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Cape Town / South Africa 12 Dec 2016 14 Dec

B3Africa Use Case Site Visit & Training No.1

In December 2016, the first B3Africa use case site visit and training will be organised in South Africa. This training event will include: Tool-specific “hands more

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Berlin / Germany 06 Dec 2016

GBN Educational Workshops

German Biobank Node Educational Workshops The results, which were compiled in the work packages QM and PR during the 1st funding period will be presented in two w more

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Riga / Latvia 28 Nov 2016 02 Dec

Practical biobanking courses in Latvian Biomedical Research and Study centre

Latvian Biomedical Research and Study centre invitates to participate in courses: “From blood to sequence” supported by Seventh Framework project BBMRI- Large more

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Graz / Austria 23 Nov 2016 25 Nov


Only a few places left This interactive 3-day-course has been designed for all those who are involved in setting up a new biobank, who look to collaborate with a more

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Vienna / Austria 17 Nov 2016 18 Nov


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London / UK 16 Nov 2016


UK Biobanking Showcase is the flagship event of the UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre. The event will bring together researchers, Biobanks, Industry more

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Lund / Sweden 15 Nov 2016 16 Nov


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Lund / Sweden 14 Nov 2016 18 Nov

PhD course The Triple Helix in Biobanking: Intertwining Stakeholders

The course will take place in Lund (Medicon Village) from the 14-18 Nov 2016 and the symposium, part of it, will be on Nov 15-16th.   Here you can find the more

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Uppsala /
07 Nov 2016 08 Nov

Public-private partnerships workshop

In recent years, universities have done a lot of work to promote research partnerships with industry. Medical schools are encouraging their research faculties to more

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Webinar 27 Oct 2016

B3Africa Webinar 2

Webinar 2 on ELSI, led by Jane Reichel and Santa Slokenberga of Uppsala Universitet, Sweden   Main topics: – Introduction to Ethical, Legal and Social more

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Graz / Austria 18 Oct 2016 19 Oct


Tuesday 18 – Wednesday 19 October 2016 Start 12:00 – End 12:15 Location: Austria Trend Hotel Europa Graz more

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Santorini / Greece 03 Oct 2016 05 Oct


The Santorini Conferences are bringing together scientists from various origin interested in genetics and biological variations in man and its impact on the orig more

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Webinar 29 Sep 2016

B3Africa Webinar 1

B3Africa Work Package 5 (WP5) launched the Webinar series with the first session on Thursday 29 September, 2016, targeted particularly at IT Focal Points. This more

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Our Quality Manager, Andrea Wutte, presents her interview with Tumorbank @ UZA 28 Sep 2016

Interview with Tumorbank @ UZA

Our Quality Manager, Andrea Wutte, presents her interview with Patrick Pauwels (Tumorbank curator), Sofie Goethals (Biobank manager) and Mieke De Wilde (Biobank q more

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Vienna / Austria 13 Sep 2016 16 Sep

Europe Biobank Week

Europe Biobank Week: bringing the European biobanking community together to discuss health innovation Brussels/Graz, 28 June 2016 – BBMRI-ERIC and ESBB are join more

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London / UK 16 Jul 2016


UK Biobanking Showcase will be a chance to celebrate Biobanking in the UK. On the day, we’ll showcase the range of exciting biobanking capabilities in the more

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Heidelberg / Germany 05 Jul 2016 07 Jul


The EMBL Conference on “Lifelong Learning in the Biomedical Sciences” ( is a new international forum to bring toget more

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London / UK 04 Jul 2016 08 Jul


Course Dates: 4-8 July 2016 Course Location: Department of Genomics of Common Disease, Imperial College, London, UK Course Leader: Dr Inga Prokopenko Course Lect more

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Warsaw / Poland 21 Jun 2016 22 Jun


Standardisation issues are addressed in many research fields, e.g. R&D, education, technology transfer and application but these research areas are often poor more

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Tartu / Estonia 17 Jun 2016 22 Jun


Deadline for application: 15 April, 2015 The course is aimed at epidemiologists and statisticians who wish to use  R  for statistical modelling and analysis of more

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Edinburgh / Scotland 14 Jun 2016


ELSI 2.0  (  and EUCelLEX ( Project Joint Symposium ‘Exploring International Policy Developmen more

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London / UK 13 Jun 2016


UK Biobank is a prospective study of 500,000 people. We have collected a wide range of information including genetics on our participants, and we are now hope to more

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Tartu / Estonia 09 Jun 2016 10 Jun


Estonian Genome Centre of University of Tartu and Estonian Genome Foundation cordially invite you to attend the 16th Annual International Gene Forum 2016. Gene more

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Brussels / Belgium 01 Jun 2016 02 Jun


The Personalised Medicine Conference 2016 will explore personalised medicine through a research policy lens. Europe is a leader in personalised medicine, an inte more

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Brussels / Belgium 31 May 2016


The seminar will take place on Tuesday, 31 May 2016, from 13h00 to 16h00, in the Science 14 Atrium building, ground floor, Rue de la Science 14b, Brussels 1 more

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Vienna / Austria 28 Apr 2016


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Bolzano / Italy 27 Apr 2016 28 Apr


This workshop aims to 1) explore ethical and legal challenges that may arise when researchers are required to deposit genetic and genomic research data in public more

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Graz / Austria 22 Apr 2016


Click HERE to find information about BBMRI-ERIC´s participation! more

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Stockholm / Sweden 18 Apr 2016 22 Apr


This course will give you new insights on the value of biobanks and how to use these rich sources of samples and related data. It will include lectures on health more

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Uppsala / Sweden 04 Apr 2016


We see a growing concern for research integrity in academic research today. Universities and funding agencies are starting to require formal training in research more

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Paris / France 03 Mar 2016 04 Mar


Workshop of the “Multi-stakeholder taskforce on access to individual participant data (IPD) in clinical trials” The first workshop of the CORBEL “p more

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Graz / Austria 08 Feb 2016 10 Feb “Pre Analytical Sample Processing in Biobanking” – A 3 Days Laboratory Course

This 3 days course focuses on the pre-analytic processing of biological samples according to the recently published CEN/TC 140 Technical Specifications for “ more

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Leiden / The Netherlands 26 Jan 2016 27 Jan


In collaboration with NIHES and the NMC (Netherlands Metabolomics Center), BBMRI-NL will organize a metabolomics workshop, which will be held in Leiden on the 26 more

August 3rd, 2017

ESOF 2018 Toulouse: new calls for programme proposals opening soon

Founded in 2004 by EuroScience, a non-profit grassrots organisation for researchers in Europe, the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is the biennial pan-European mee more

October 5th, 2016

Poland is now a full member of BBMRI-ERIC

BBMRI-ERIC welcomes Poland, after being an observer, now as a full member. Updated list of members and observers of BBMRI-ERIC: Members: Austria, Belgium, Czech R more

May 24th, 2017

BBMRI-ERIC Directory reaches 100m samples

BBMRI-ERIC is delighted to announce that its Directory has now reached 100m samples, making it the largest biobanking catalogue on the globe. Having recently been more

May 23rd, 2017

First successful RItrain staff exchange hosted by EATRIS

On March 10 and 11, EATRIS hosted the first RItrain Staff Exchange at its headquarters in Amsterdam. Eleven participants came together with EATRIS staff to share more

May 24th, 2017

Children as Researchers: Event Co-Organised by Proves a Success

Together with the Austrian Society of Pathology and the Institute of Pathology of the Medical University of Graz, recently organised a research event for more

May 23rd, 2017

Common Minimum Technical Standards and Protocols for Biobanks Dedicated to Cancer Research: New Book Published by IARC

Biobanking has developed at a rapid pace in recent years, initiated by the drive for personalised medicine, the need for high-quality biological resources and ass more

November 2nd, 2015


Between 26 and 30 October 2015, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) called for working group meetings within the TC 276 Biotechnology. The Mi more

April 13th, 2018

SPIDIA4P consortium meets in Luxembourg

On April 10th and 11th 2018, IBBL (Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg) hosted the SPIDIA4P consortium meeting at its new premises in Dudelange, Luxembourg.   S more

August 3rd, 2017

Article co-authored by Petr Holub among high-impact articles in Biopreservation and Biobanking

Petr Holub, BBMRI-ERIC IT/Data Protection Manager, is one of the authors of an article titled Toward Global Biobank Integration by Implementation of the Minimum more

May 23rd, 2024

BBMRI-ERIC Launches FP10 Position Paper

This article is 1727 words and is an approximate 7-minute read. BBMRI-ERIC, the European Research Infrastructure for Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources in Heal more

January 7th, 2015


Outi Törnwall (EU Project Manager) and Luc Deltombe (Communication / Finance Assistant) as permanent staff to the BBMRI-ERIC Central Executive Management Off more

November 12th, 2015


Do we share – or do we not share – results with donors? Policies, practices and opinions of all BBMRI biobanks on sharing biobank results with donors more

August 27th, 2016


Summary Background The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is used to screen for prostate cancer but has a high false-positive rate that translates into unnecess more

November 25th, 2015


The International Agency for Research on Cancer recently organised and hosted the first BCNet training workshop, in Lyon from 3 – 5 November 2015. Read her arti more

December 11th, 2015


BBMRI-ERIC brings together the expertise of many disciplines in order to operate the pan-European research infrastructure for biobanks and biomolecular resources more

December 16th, 2015


From 5-10 December Jan-Eric Litton was invited by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to present BBMRI-ERIC and the International standards that we more

December 16th, 2015


The sharing-results policies, practices and opinions of biobanks have been surveyed by the EU Horizon 2020 funded Genetics Clinic of the Future (GCOF) project. T more

December 17th, 2015


The European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructures – European Research Infrastructure Consortium (BB more

December 17th, 2015


“BBMRI-ERIC has played a vital role to improve the GDPR“, says BBMRI-ERIC’s Director General Prof. Jan-Eric Litton. BBMRI-ERIC has met with sev more

December 17th, 2015


European medical research escapes stifling privacy laws Proposed legislation had threatened the use of genomic and clinical data in medical studies. A threat to more

December 17th, 2015


BBMRI-ERIC is pleased to announce availability of the BBMRI-ERIC Directory 2.0, which brings interesting new features that allow for fine-grained and more accura more

January 7th, 2016


The Insight Centre for Data Analytics and BBMRI-ERIC hosted a seminar entitled ‘The Input of BioMolecular Biobanking to Data Analytics and Medical Researc more

January 22nd, 2016


Earlier this month, Insight@UCC hosted a seminar about biobanking in which the European biobanking infrastructure BBMRI-ERIC laid out the case for Ireland becomi more

February 9th, 2016


The BBMRI-ERIC Family welcomes Carmen Cristea (Finance / Administration Assistant) as permanent staff to the BBMRI-ERIC Central Executive Management Office in Gr more

March 4th, 2016


*Bursaries for Early Career Researchers now available* Dear All, We are delighted to announce that a limited number of bursaries are now available to subsidise e more

March 4th, 2016


4 March 2016 – Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure – European Research Infrastructure Consortium (BBMRI-ERIC) will take part i more

March 7th, 2016


BBMRI-ERIC is now an official partner of RD-Connect. RD-Connect is a unique global infrastructure project that links up databases, registries, biobanks and clini more

March 14th, 2016


Editorial by the Project Coordinator The rapidly evolving African biobanks are invaluable for biomedical research because the African population has the greatest more

March 18th, 2016


Toward Global Biobank Integration by Implementation of the Minimum Information About BIobank Data Sharing (MIABIS 2.0 Core) Merino-Martinez Roxana, Norlin Loreana more

March 23rd, 2016


EGI is pleased to announce the first dates of 2016 for FitSM training and certification. FitSM is a pragmatic, lightweight and achievable standard for IT servi more

April 4th, 2016


Registration and Abstract Submission are open now:    more

April 6th, 2016


BBMRI-ERIC, ESBB and ISBER signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) which defines collaboration, mutual recognition, and shared approaches for the hosting of more

April 11th, 2016


Sharing and access to data and human biospecimens for the benefit of patients – Towards a BBMRI-ERIC Policy   Short Summary Rational and main objectives Th more

April 14th, 2016


On Thursday April 14, the European Parliament has adopted the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The legislation will likely come into force in the sp more

April 15th, 2016


We are pleased to announce the launch of the CORBEL Innovation Office, intended to provide advice and assistance to streamline research collaboration among Europe more

April 22nd, 2016


Patient advocacy group representatives and the Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructures – European Research Infrastructure Consortium more

April 26th, 2016


On 22 April 2016 the “Long Night of Research” took place all over Austria. More than 180,000 visitors came to see research projects, scientific disc more

April 28th, 2016


Our Quality Manager, Andrea Wutte, presents her interview with the head of the Erasmus MC Tissue Bank, Peter Riegman! Peter Riegman is a Molecular Biologist and p more

August 5th, 2016


The Assembly of Members of BBMRI-ERIC welcomes Cyprus as an Observer. Find information about our latest National Node here: Cyprus more

May 3rd, 2016


The Centre Nacional d’Anàlisi Genòmica has been accredited according to UNE-EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard by ENAC (Entidad Nacional de Acreditación), specif more

May 10th, 2016

FAQs on the General Data Protection Regulation

On 14 April 2016, the European Parliament adopted the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Protection of Natural Persons with regard more

May 13th, 2016


The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a new Recommendation on research on biological materials of human origin on 11 May 2016. The current more

May 24th, 2016


While “data sharing” for biomedical research is currently very high on the agenda of funders and policy makers, there is a dearth of evidence on h more

May 24th, 2016


Our Quality Manager, Andrea Wutte, presents her interview with the Head of the Laboratory for Experimental Pathology in Munich/Germany, Karl-Friedrich Becker! Kar more

May 24th, 2016


Joint session by the global collaboration group at BIO International Convention, San Francisco 2016 The global collaboration group is organising a session at BI more

May 25th, 2016


European life science researchers now have the possibility to use state-of-the-art imaging technologies, which they do not find at their home institutions or amo more

May 25th, 2016


CBmed, an Austrian funded competence center, links excellent research infrastructure, scientific expertise, medical knowledge, national and international industry more

May 25th, 2016


Active discussion between Austrian citizens and experts from biobanking at the 3rd Citizen-Expert Panels in Graz. Find out more on the website of BBMRI.a more

April 6th, 2016


biobanques de recherche or Ethics and Regulation of Research Biobanks”, written in French, in collaboration with the BIOBANQUES Ethics and Regulation Depar more

June 7th, 2016


The European Journal of Medical Genetics accepted a paper from our biobanking Task Force from the Working Party of the German Medical Ethics Committees. Abstract more

February 26th, 2016


To read the full version of the newest B3Africa newsletter, including updates from the B3Africa ELSI Workshop and the First B3Africa Technical Jamboree, please more

May 24th, 2016


The C-COMEND Course is a course consisting of an introductory e-learning (~20 hours student investment time) followed by a 5-day face-to-face workshop. The cours more

June 30th, 2016


The Summer Edition of GBN-newsletter features the main theme of ELSI.  This focus was selected not only because the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (G more

July 8th, 2016


Graz (Austria), July 2016 – The Graz based research facility CBmed has been appointed the first European “BBMRI-ERIC Expert Centre/Trusted Partner” (Biobank more

May 22nd, 2017

New European Initiative ORION launched in Barcelona at the Beginning of May

ORION is a new collaborative European project that will explore ways in which research and funding organisations in life sciences and biomedicine can open up the more

October 3rd, 2018

New Self-Assessment Survey

We are delighted to announce that a new Self-Assessment Survey for biobanks is available now. The purpose of the BBMRI-ERIC Self-Assessment Surveys is to encourag more

September 8th, 2016

Welcome our new Member State Latvia

The Assembly of Members welcomes our 20th Member State! You can find more information about our new member here! more

September 9th, 2016

International Life Sciences Award 2016

We are happy to announce that BBMRI-ERIC has been awarded as Best European Health Research Organisation. GHP Announces Winners of the 2016 International Life Sc more

April 8th, 2015

Interview with Helmuth Haslacher

Helmuth Haslacher is resident physician of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine and Deputy Biobank Coordinator at the Department of Laboratory Medicine of t more

August 3rd, 2015


From 29-31 July 2015, the annual BBMRI conference  HandsOn Biobanks 2015  took place in Milan. It was a very interesting biobank conference, organised by Prof. more

May 11th, 2015

BLOG ENTRY 11/05/2015

Update to the ongoing development of ISO Standardisation processes for „Biobanks and bioresources”, most relevant for the BBMRI-ERIC community.   On more

September 9th, 2015

Interview with Anne Carter

Anne Carter is the Director of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration’s Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre at University College London.  This role b more

July 10th, 2015

Interview with Barbara Parodi

Barbara Parodi is a medical doctor and the Executive Manager of the Biological Resource Centre of the National Institute for Cancer Research (IRCCS AOU San Martin more

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

July 14th, 2022

BBMRI-ERIC at the ERIC Forum ESOF2022 Session on Sustainability

The ERIC Forum at ESOF2022: Virtual Session on Research Infrastructures’ Contribution to Environmental Sustainability begins tomorrow! BBMRI-ERIC Director Gener more

September 22nd, 2016

Closing Ceremony at the EBW 2016

The Europe Biobank Week attracted 682 registrants who were able to participate in scientific sessions, workshops and satellite meetings, which got rounded off by more

September 29th, 2016

CORBEL 1st Open Call for Research Projects

CORBEL ( seeks to harmonise access to European research infrastructures joining their various expertise across the range of life science dis more

September 29th, 2016

Jan-Eric Litton about the Europe Biobank Week 2016

The recent Europe Biobank Week in Vienna “Biobanking for Health Innovation” conference concluded as a big success for the biobanking community bringing togeth 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

October 5th, 2016

CORBEL launches 1st Open Call for research projects

CORBEL – Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-science services – is an EC Horizon2020 project uniting 11 Biological and Medical Science more

October 11th, 2016

German Biobank Node Newsletter

Editorial For this issue, we have decided to wrap up the German Biobank Node’s ongoing activities because the first funding period is almost at its end. We look more

October 12th, 2016

B3Africa Newsletter Issue No. 03/2016

In this third and latest issue issue of the B3Africa Newsletter, the project presents news from the first and second technical Jamborees with a video, updates fro more

October 17th, 2016

Primer on Law and Ethics for Researchers involved in Biobanking

News from B3Africa: In most jurisdictions, researchers have a legal, as well as a moral, duty to ensure that their research adheres to national standards and reg more

October 27th, 2016

New WMA Declaration of Taipei on HDB published

On behalf of the CS ELSI Task Force on International Organisation Policy Assessment and Monitoring Task Force (TF IO Policy), we inform you that the draft WMA dec more

October 17th, 2016

Patient Engagement in Biobanking

“Why patient engagement and data management are important for research” – Kurt Zatloukal, National Node Director and Pathologist at the more

October 27th, 2016

Movie “Golden Genes” – Biobanking goes Cinema

The partners, Institute of Pathology and Biobank Graz (both Medical University of Graz), contributed to the cinema film “Golden Genes”. Follo more

October 27th, 2016

Meeting with EORTC

Director Generals of BBMRI-ERIC (Jan-Eric Litton) and EORTC – European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (Denis Lacombe) met in Brussels i more

October 27th, 2016

2nd Expert Centre of BBMRI-ERIC: The ATMA Platform

ATMA Platform, an Expert Centre to Accelerate Clinical Research with focus on Biomarker verification and validation. more

November 22nd, 2016

The UK Biobanking Timebomb: Maintaining Public Trust in Medical Research

On the 25th October attended an event in parliament organised by The University of Nottingham. The UK Biobanking Timebomb: Maintaining Public Trust in Me more

November 23rd, 2016

UK Biobanking Showcase 2016

On the 16th November held their second ever annual meeting at the oval Cricket ground in London. The day kicked off with a brief introductory video on th more

October 28th, 2016

New Recommendation on the processing of personal health-related data

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a new Recommendation on the processing of personal health-related data for insurance purposes, including data resulting from genetic tests. more

November 21st, 2016

First newsletter of the Belgian Virtual Tumorbank

The Belgian Virtual Tumourbank issued its first newsletter with the following topics: Tumour biobanking in Belgium The BVT catalogue (BVTc) Accessing information more

November 23rd, 2016 Strong premiere of cinema film about biobanks in Graz/Austria

Around 100 visitors came to the KIZ Royale cinema to watch the documentary movie and participate in the panel discussion with experts and film protagonists from B more

December 9th, 2016

Collaborating on big data to unravel disease processes

Patients with the same illness often receive the same treatment, even if the cause of the illness is different for each person. Six Dutch universities are combini 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

December 19th, 2016

News about GDPR Implementation and Guidance from the Art.29 DPWP

The Article 29 Working Party (“WP29”) has issued new guidance on three important aspects of the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which com more

December 19th, 2016

Revised version of the CIOMS Ethical Guidelines for Human Research

The Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) last week finalized the latest revision to its ethical guidelines for health research invo more

December 19th, 2016

Registration of human tissue banks could stop millions of samples going to waste

A change in the way human tissue banks are registered should help prevent millions of human tissue samples, that could be used for medical research, from going to more

December 19th, 2016

Call for Applications

The Lichtenberg-Kolleg, the Göttingen Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, invites applications for up to 10 Early Career Fellowsh more

December 20th, 2016

RItrain: Staff Exchange Programme Pilot winners identified

Part of WP5 is to develop and run staff exchanges between personnel from different RI. Staff exchanges will enable key personnel in research infrastructures to l more

December 21st, 2016

RItrain: Calls for Applications for Staff Exchange

The purpose of RItrain Staff Exchanges is for managerial staff from European Research Infrastructures to learn from managerial and leadership best practices in ar more

January 19th, 2017

New OECD Council of Ministers Recommendations on Health Data Governance

The OECD Health Ministers welcomed the Recommendation of the OECD Council on Health Data Governance at their meeting in Paris on 17 January 2017. The Recommendati more

April 12th, 2017

Anne Cambon-Thomsen Joining the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies

Following the renewal of its mandate, the new European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies has been officially launched. Anne Cambon-Thomsen, Co-Direc more

January 24th, 2017

Join us at the first GLOBAL BIOBANK MEETING

BBMRI-ERIC, ESBB and ISBER are joining forces for the first Global Biobank Week which will take place from September 13th to 15th, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. &nbs more

January 25th, 2017

New Consortium Partner welcomes the University of Vienna as new consortium partner which under the leadership of Prof.Ulrike Felt will continue with the current team its excell more

January 23rd, 2017

Article about

Organization of The Polish Biobanking Network   Abstract In Poland storage of human biological samples takes place at most universities and scienti more

January 25th, 2017

Jan-Eric Litton in Nature: “We must urgently clarify data-sharing rules”

Scientists have worked hard to ensure that Europe’s new data laws do not harm science, but one last push is needed, says Jan-Eric Litton. In a little 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

February 2nd, 2017

ECRIN press release

Towards better medicines for children: PedCRIN project builds research infrastructure more

February 8th, 2017

Code of conduct for using personal data in health research

Group mulls guidance on use of personal data
Researchers and lawyers are working on a code of conduct for using personal data in health research, aimed at more

February 13th, 2017

Article in *Research Europe

Group plans guidance on personal data use Text written by Craig Nicholson Researchers and lawyers are working on a code of conduct for the use of personal data i more

February 14th, 2017

Standardisation and improvement of pre-analytical workflows

European biobanks providing human specimens and human derived materials usable for research, are seeking to implement standardised pre-analytical workflow steps f more

February 16th, 2017

Biobanks Europe Magazine #6

Ensuring reproducibility and reliability of scientific work should be at the heart of medical science. It is thus an issue of great concern for BBMRI-ERIC and we more

February 17th, 2017

CORBEL staff exchanges: Call for Hosts 2017

The purpose of CORBEL staff exchanges is for operational staff from the Research Infrastructures participating in CORBEL to develop operational expertise in four more

February 20th, 2017

!NEW! – MSC in Biobanking

The Master’s course “MSc in Biobanking” starts for the second time! More at more

February 20th, 2017

International Biobanking Experts at Course in Graz

How to improve the quality of biobank samples, could be experienced in the laboratory course “Pre-Analytical Sample Processing in Biobanking”. More a more

February 22nd, 2017


The European-wide, FP7-funded BBMRI-LPC project (Biobanking and Biomolecular Research Infrastructure ― Large Prospective Cohorts; GA no. 313010) brought togethe more

March 2nd, 2017


RItrain, the Research Infrastructure Training Programme, is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project aimed at improving and professionalising the training of managerial more

March 6th, 2017

Answers to FAQs on EU GDPR – New Version Available Now

On May 24, 2016, the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Protection of Natural Persons with regard to the Processing of Personal Data more

March 8th, 2017

Summary Report on the BBMRI-ERIC Working Meeting on Health and Life Sciences GDPR Code of Conduct

On 1 February 2017, BBMRI-ERIC held a working meeting in Brussels, bringing together around 30 representatives from the European biological and medical science r more

March 10th, 2017

BBMRI.SE’s Biobank Perspectives Newsletter 10.03.2017

In this issue of Biobank Perspectives you can read about some of the challenges that arise when biobanking stem cells in relation to a new project on the legal an more

March 20th, 2017

Swiss Biobanking Platform – Newsletter N°2

The Swiss Biobanking Platform’s Newsletter N°2 features information on new hub coordinators, new partners, the Working Groups on Harmonisation, the Bioban more

March 20th, 2017

Preliminary Programme for Global Biobank Week Now Online!

Do you want to have a sneak peek at the GBW preliminary programme? Are you interested in submitting an abstract for GBW? Do you want to register for GBW and get more

March 23rd, 2017

BBMRI-ERIC and its Stakeholder Forum in a Nutshell

Former Director General Jan-Eric Litton and Chief Policy Officer of the Common Service ELSI Michaela Th. Mayrhofer each give us a short summary of BBMRI-ERIC and more

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

March 29th, 2017

BBMRI-ERIC at the Integrating Research and Healthcare for Rare Diseases Workshop in Malta

Since there is a major interest for collaboration between rare diseases researchers in Europe and beyond, rare diseases have been defined as one of the core prior more

March 30th, 2017

News from our National Node in Austria

A new publication by titled Automatic Classification System for Pathological Findings is now available for download from’s news section. Read more

March 30th, 2017

European Reference Networks: a new concept came to reality

The 3rd official European Reference Network (ERN) conference took place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on the 9th of March. The following day was dedicated to the kick-of more

March 30th, 2017

Promoting Engagement, Quality and Good Practices: 6 National Working Groups and an Intensive Road Map

In what will be a special year for infrastructure consolidation due to the implementation throughout Europe of two regulations defining a new framework for rese more

April 4th, 2017

The new B3Africa Newsletter is out

Issue No. 2017/02 of the B3Africa newsletter features a range of upcoming webinars, a new infographic explaining what the eB3Kit is, some information on conferenc more

April 5th, 2017

BBMRI-ERIC Round Table in Brussels on Biobanking Collaboration with Africa

A round table titled Biobanking collaboration with Africa: BBMRI-ERIC’s contribution to health research capacity building in Africa is taking place in Brussels more

April 7th, 2017

Meet Johanna, our new communication officer!

The BBMRI-ERIC family is delighted to welcome Johanna Dungl as our new Communication Officer, joining us at the BBMRI-ERIC Central Executive Management Office in more

April 19th, 2017


Applications for the Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructures are open now and can be submitted using the online form available here. Click her more

April 26th, 2017

Applications Now Open: Course on Translational Research and Medicine Development

The course consists of an introductory e-learning stage (around 24 hours student investment time), followed by a 5-day face-to-face workshop. It is intended for P more

April 27th, 2017

New Tools to Facilitate Findability and Accessibility of Biobanking Resources

BBMRI-ERIC is proud to announce that two new tools aiming to improve the findability and accessibility of biobanking resources in Europe, and possibly even beyond more

April 27th, 2017

Establishing a New Biobank Network in Istanbul, Turkey

The Investing in the Future: BIOBANK project, which was funded by the Istanbul Development Agency during the 2015-2016 period, has been successfully completed. Th more

April 27th, 2017


The newly founded Health Institutes of Turkey (TUSEB) have initiated a Turkish genome project that aims at sequencing 100,000 genomes from healthy individuals as more

April 27th, 2017

German biobanks receive 14 million Euros of government funding to build a professional infrastructure

As of May 1, 2017, eleven German biobanks will be joining forces in the German Biobank Alliance in order to build a network of biobanks supporting research projec more

April 27th, 2017

News from our National Node in Austria QM cross audit at Biobank Graz A sign of mutual trust within the consortium – March 2017 Read the full article here   New pu more

April 27th, 2017

Organising The Polish Biobanking Network

Poland has around 40 large biorepositories storing unique biological material such as whole brains and muscle fibres from patients with rare diseases, as well as more

May 5th, 2017

German Biobank Alliance Launched

After a long, intensive preparatory phase, the German Biobank Alliance has finally been launched. Coordinated by  the German Biobank Node, it will serve the enti more

May 9th, 2017

Abstract submission deadline for Global Biobank Week extended

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for the 2017 Global Biobank Week in Stockholm has been extended to May 18. Click here for more information and to sub more

May 9th, 2017

New comment co-authored by Jan-Eric Litton: Bridging the translational innovation gap through good biomarker practice

Jan-Eric Litton is one of the authors of a comment recently published in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. Titled Bridging the Translational Innovation Gap Through 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

May 12th, 2017

Memorandum of Understanding to set up an ERIC Forum Signed by our Director General this Week

The 6th European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) Network Meeting took place in snowy Helsinki on May 9 and 10. After two days of presentations and break more

June 2nd, 2017

INFRAFRONTIER2020 Project Trans-national Access call June 2017: Late-onset systemic phenotyping (ageing pipeline)

Context and aim of the call INFRAFRONTIER is the European Research Infrastructure for phenotyping, archiving and distribution of model mammalian genomes. The INFR more

July 7th, 2017

Survey on sustainability of human research biobanks

“Biobanks are an important resource for clinical and environmental research and financially sustaining the infrastructures is a challenge that is being experien more

July 21st, 2017 partner Medical University of Innsbruck hosts biobanking workshop on new sample quality standards

The Medical University of Innsbruck, a partner, recently hosted a biobanking workshop to introduce the new sample quality standards defined within the C more

July 21st, 2017

Medical University of Graz ( co-organises meeting on open innovation: How Research Infrastructures Boost Innovation

The Medical University of Graz, one of the partners, and EATRIS recently co-organised a meeting in Brussels as part of the H2020-funded CORBEL (Coordinat more

January 23rd, 2018

New calls for RItrain Staff Exchanges

Applications for a new RItrain Staff Exchange hosted by EATRIS are now open. There are currently four different Staff Exchange opportunities:   Governance, more