Marco Hautalahti (National Node Director)
Tarja Laitinen (Deputy to the National Node Director)
BBMRI.fi is the Finnish node of BBMRI-ERIC. BBMRI.fi is managed and coordinated by Finnish Biobank Cooperative -FINBB. BBMRI.fi operates under collaboration between the establishing partners of FINBB -the state, six universities, six of the largest hospital districts and the biobanks therein: Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa and University of Helsinki (Finnish Institute for Molecular Medicine; FIMM), Hospital District of Southwest Finland and University of Turku, Pirkanmaa Hospital District and University of Tampere, Hospital District of Northern Savo and University of Eastern Finland, Northern Ostrobothnia Hospital District and University of Oulu, Central Finland Health Care District and University of Jyväskylä and Finnish Red Cross Blood Service. BBMRI.fi aims to create a harmonised, efficient and internationally leading biobank infrastructure providing strategic support to Finnish biomedical research, healthcare, and biomedical industry.
The ongoing operations of BBMRI.fi include: