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September 6th, 2023

BBMRI-ERIC and the Stakeholder Forum Patient Pillar release co-written statement in support of EHDS opt-out meeting

This article is 1745 words and is an approximate ten minute read. The following statement, co-written by BBMRI-ERIC and the Stakeholder Forum Patient Pillar, has more

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September 6th, 2023

EHDS stakeholders meet with EU officials

This article is 287 words and is an approximate two minute read. 6 September 2023, Brussels – BBMRI-ERIC, as part of a multi-stakeholder group consisting of 32 more

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July 13th, 2023

New podcast and video: ELSI Dialogues – An Introduction to the Belgian Biobank Legislation

Introduction Biobank legislation is not harmonised at the European Union level, and the Member States have taken considerably divergent approaches in how they reg more

July 13th, 2023

Denmark, Lithuania and Switzerland join BBMRI-ERIC as Full and Observer Members

Denmark, Lithuania and Switzerland have been officially confirmed as members of the Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure – European more

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June 28th, 2023

New Podcast Episode: What is a Patient Pillar? Eric Vermeulen, New Chair, Explains – Part Two

“This tissue is really representing the patient and that’s what I find very interesting about biobanking. You don’t need to be there to be in resear more

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June 28th, 2023

New Podcast Episode: What is a Patient Pillar? How Patient Representatives are Shaping BBMRI-ERIC and Biobanking – Part One

“Cancer is traumatising, and you want to forget it as soon as possible, but some of us believe our experiences can be useful for others.” This first of a two- more

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June 23rd, 2023

BBMRI-ERIC kicks off 10 year anniversary by supporting young scientists

This article is 938 words and is a four-minute read. “Cells, surprisingly aesthetic and intricate machines, fine-tuned by evolution, form a basis for the functi more

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June 9th, 2023

Common Provenance Model: BBMRI led ISO/TS 23494-1:2023 released

This article is 1,014 words – a ten-minute read. During the last decade, we have witnessed reproducibility issues in life sciences. There is strong evidence 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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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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June 6th, 2023

Joint Statement: Health organisations define EHDS’ opt out required for life saving research

On 6 June, BBMRI-ERIC joins together with 31 other health stakeholders to share views on specific recommendations for a potential opt-out mechanism in the future more

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June 1st, 2023

Biobank Łukasiewicz – PORT awarded the BBMRI-ERIC Quality Label

“Receiving the Quality Label is a very important step for our Biobank in establishing its position, not only in Poland, but also in the wider European biobankin more

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