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October 21st, 2021

BBMRI-ERIC receives two new grants for coronavirus initiatives 

October 21, 2020 In summer 2021, BBMRI-ERIC was named a beneficiary of two newly awarded grants from the EU Commission addressing COVID-19 and its variants. more

Call for abstracts for a workshop and edited volume on “Ethical, legal, and social issues of artificial intelligence in biobanking”

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 16 NOVEMBER 2021! Artificial intelligence (AI) systems and big data analytics in biobanking are essential components to deliver improved indi more

October 12th, 2021

EU-funded SPIDIA4P project wins CEN/CENELEC Standards + Innovation Award

The 2021 edition of the CEN and CENELEC Standards+Innovation Awards was presented on Tuesday 5 October 2021 to celebrate and acknowledge the important contribut more

October 6th, 2021

3 Research Infrastructures launch comprehensive biomedical alliance EU-AMRI

BBMRI, EATRIS and ECRIN, the medical European research Infrastructures, supported by the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), have join more

September 27th, 2021

BBMRI contributes to ConcePTION: Building a European Breast Milk Collection

Short- and long-term benefits of breastfeeding to both mothers and infants have been well demonstrated. However, robust clinical lactation studies are rare and ex more

BBMRI-ERIC and its Stakeholder Forum Patient Pillar launch Pediatric Biobanking Initiative

BBMRI-ERIC and the Stakeholder Forum Patient Pillar are calling on pediatric & RD communities to engage in a network tackling pediatric biobanking and its et more

Revolutionary findings with relevance for diagnostics: Algorithms are declaring war on cancer

Detecting cancer earlier and more precisely: Research at partner Med Uni Graz paves the way for a completely new use of artificial intelligence in cancer more

July 26th, 2021

Tutorials on Using the Negotiator for Biobankers

Biobankers can now take advantage of two tutorial videos on the BBMRI-ERIC Negotiator. The first is on how to complete the registration process in order to connec more

July 13th, 2021

Call for Abstracts for Nordic Permed Law Symposium and European Journal of Health Law (EJHL) special issue on Genome Editing, Health Innovation and Responsible Regulation

Members of the BBMRI community are invited to submit abstracts for a symposium on genome editing on 3-4 November 2021 and a subsequent special issue on Genome Edi more

July 5th, 2021

Publication on design and mechanisms of the BBMRI-ERIC Negotiator

A new publication is out on the BBMRI-ERIC Negotiator, written by members of our Common Service IT team. One of the main challenges for biobank users is to find r more

June 30th, 2021

BBMRI-ERIC and National Nodes publish 2020 Annual Report

The past year has been dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has not only influenced planned activities but also stimulated rapid responses from the scientifi more

BBMRI-ERIC and ESBB hold biobanking workshop for Latin American audience

Within the RI-VIS Latin American-Europe Symposium on Research Infrastructures, BBMRI and ESBB held a joint workshop titled “Prerequisites for biobanking collabo more

Hungary joins BBMRI-ERIC as Full Member

Hungary, as Full Member state, has joined the Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure – European Research Infrastructure Consortium (BBMRI more

June 1st, 2021

The German Biobank Alliance (GBA) continues to grow

The German Biobank Alliance (GBA) welcomes 15 more biobanks to its network. Four years after ist foundation, the GBA thus encompasses biobanks at almost all Germa more

June 1st, 2021 Biobanking education for future physicians

A functional biobank is highly dependent on the collaboration of healthcare professionals and researchers, along with other biobank professionals. However, there more

May 27th, 2021

German Biobank Node: Study on the usage of biobanks published

External communication and PR of biobanks should be improved! What would convince you to have biospecimens for your research project processed in a biobank, to st more

Porto declaration on cancer research: EU-AMRI calls for further deployment of high quality infrastructures

On 3 May 2021, following the Cancer Research Summit 2021, hosted by the Portuguese Presidency of the European Council, the Porto Declaration on Cancer Research more

German Biobank Node : English version of Quality Management manual extended, German Biobank Node (GBN), has revised its English version of QM manual GBN has revised and extended the English version of its manual for quality manag more

May 12th, 2021

Welcome Joanna, our new Executive Assistant!

On 15 April 2021, we welcomed Joanna Pucher to the BBMRI-ERIC Headquarters team. Joanna is our new Executive Assistant and will be based in our headquarters in Gr more

May 6th, 2021

THL Biobank’s Annual Report 2020 has been published

THL Biobank is a nationwide biobank that collects and stores valuable research samples from all over Finland. THL Biobank operates under the Finnish Institute for more

May 4th, 2021

Welcome Ilaria Colussi, our new Legal Officer!

In April 2021, we welcomed Ilaria Colussi to the BBMRI-ERIC Headquarters team. She is a Legal Officer within the ELSI Services & Research unit, mainly concent more

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