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April 5th, 2023

Two new ELSI genomic research relevant publications released

The BBMRI-ERIC ELSI team are delighted to share two new genomic research relevant publications: Published in BioSocieties, ‘Post-identifiability in changing more

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March 30th, 2023

BBMRI-ERIC and ELIXIR announce strategic collaboration

BBMRI-ERIC, the European research infrastructure for biobanking and biomolecular resources, and ELIXIR, the European life science data infrastructure, have announ more

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March 16th, 2023

The canSERV project seeks Personalised Oncology and Molecular Tumour Board experts for European networks

The EU cluster project canSERV is inviting anyone involved in a Molecular Tumour Board (MTB) – e.g., physicians, scientists, patient representatives, ethicists more

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March 15th, 2023

The canSERV Consortium announces its first Challenge-Call on “Advancing Personalised Oncology”.

Deadline for submission is 25th of April 2023, 12:00 CEST. Cancer Researchers in, and outside, the EU are invited to apply for free access to cutting-edge transna more

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February 22nd, 2023

Cyprus and Qatar join BBMRI-ERIC as full and observer members

This article is 931 words and a three-minute read. Cyprus and the State of Qatar have been officially confirmed as members of the Biobanking and BioMolecular reso more

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February 15th, 2023

New podcast episode: ELSI Dialogues – Why ELSI Matters!

“I think an ELSI expert is often seen as a patch for projects from the natural sciences. You can ask this ELSI expert anything that has to be solved in a certai more

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January 23rd, 2023

Estonian Biobank and Nightingale Health complete initial phase of collaboration by profiling 250 metabolites from 200,000 blood samples

In 2021, the Estonian Biobank (EstBB) entered into a collaboration with the Finnish health tech company Nightingale Health Oy (Nightingale). The initial phase of more

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January 18th, 2023

The team at Auria Biobank, Finland, achieves ISO 20387:2020 accreditation

This article is 739 words – a four-minute read. The team at Auria Biobank, part of Turku University Hospital’s Laboratory Division, have achieved ISO 2038 more

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January 17th, 2023 hosts Biomedical research infrastructures – drivers of the genome and personalised medicine in Bulgaria

A two-day national forum “Biomedical research infrastructures – drivers of the genome and personalised medicine in Bulgaria” was held on 9th and 10th more

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January 13th, 2023

New BBMRI-ERIC podcast episode: Exploring the Lightweight Distributed Provenance Model for Complex Real–world Environments – biobanking, medical research data and reproducibility

“We realised we needed to start something new to address the medical research reproducibility crisis.” The latest episode of the BBMRI-ERIC podcast is now ava more

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December 19th, 2022

Quality Talk: José Antonio López-Guerrero of IVO Biobank on achieving ISO 20387

This article is 1,787 words, an eight-minute read. In August 2022, the team at IVO Biobank in Spain became the first in the BBMRI-ERIC network to achieve ISO 203 more

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December 15th, 2022

CELSPAC opening highlights biobanking’s importance for European climate policy

The recent opening of the CELSPAC Biobank at RECETOX, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, offered a 360 degree understanding of how the evolving Horizon more

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