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October 6th, 2022

Strengthening collaboration between BBMRI-ERIC and the Nordic biobanks – conference report

Professor Jens Habermann, Director General, and the BBMRI-ERIC team recently attended the first Nordic Biobank Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden. The conference pr more

Nordic Biobanking Conference
September 30th, 2022 Wales Cancer Biobank Biobank Survey – Benchmarking and Sustainability

Biobank sustainability is a hot topic for many around the world and biobanks are increasingly being asked to justify their existence and provide evidence of impac more

BBMRI.PL: Publication in The Lancet Digital Health for the Molecular Pathology Centre Cellgen

The worldwide first prospective clinical study on the prediction of COVID-19 disease course has been completed and was published in the leading journal THE LANCET more

September 1st, 2022

Wroclaw Medical University Biobank: From BBMRI-ERIC Quality Label to ISO 20387 accredited

Wroclaw Medical University Biobank (WMU Biobank), one of the leading biobanks and responsible for implementing common QMS solutions in the Polish Biobank more

September 1st, 2022

LBBK-Warsaw UM organised a biobanking symposium during the TERMIS Conference

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) European Chapter Conference 2022 was held in Krakow, Poland, from 28th June to 1st Jul more

July 25th, 2022

Biobanks in Spain and Italy receive international biobank standard ISO 20387 accreditation

Two national biobanks, the Fundación Instituto Valenciano de Oncología (IVO Biobank) in Spain and the Biobanca Multispecialista (BMS) in Italy, have just receiv more

July 25th, 2022

Meet Sara and Konrad!

BBMRI-ERIC welcomes two new members to our headquarters team. Sara Crockett, Communications Specialist, holds a B.S. in Botany and a B.S. in Molecular Biology and more

July 20th, 2022

BBMRI-ERIC Presents Research: FAB & WCB 2022

BBMRI-ERIC representatives Dr. Mónica Cano Abadía (ELSI / Senior Scientist & Gender, Equality & Diversity Specialist) and Dr. Melanie Goisauf (ELSI / Se more

Launch of a pilot project for the European Health Data Space

…which open up new opportunities for health research in Europe! The European Commission has announced its decision to choose the consortium led by the Frenc more

July 12th, 2022

Welcome #HamiltonStorage as Bronze Sponsor of Europe Biobank Week Roadshow 2022!

Our EBW22 Roadshow Event in Regensburg, Germany is coming up soon – 19-20 September 2022 We welcome #HamiltonStorage as Bronze Sponsor of the EBW22 Roadshow more

July 5th, 2022

Europe Biobank Week Roadshow 2022: save the date for the second stop!

Second stage – Rome, Italy, 13-14 October 2022 The second stop of our EBW22 Roadshow will be in Rome (Italy), 13-14 October. BBMRI-ERIC and ESBB organize more

June 30th, 2022

BBMRI-ERIC’s staff visiting our Czech National Node and partners in Brno!

Our Director General, Prof. Jens Habermann, our Head of Public Affairs, Jana Pavlič-Zupanc and our IT/Data Protection Manager, Petr Holub, recently visited our C more

June 30th, 2022

Our Slovenian National Node visited the Central Office in Graz

On Monday, 20 June, Jens Habermann, Director General of BBMRI-ERIC, and Jana Pavlič-Zupanc, Head of Public Affairs, had the pleasure to host the Slovenian Nation more

June 24th, 2022 Hands-on training of ARICE project in Pilsen, Czech Republic

Within the ARICE project (Twinning for the Armenian Research Infrastructure on Cancer Research, twinning project of Horizon 2020, project partners h more

June 24th, 2022 : The Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center (IBG) is searching for an ERA Chair

The Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center (IBG, invites interested persons to apply for a position as an ERA Chair at IBG (project RareBoost #95234 more

June 22nd, 2022

Europe Biobank Week Roadshow 2022

On the Road to High Quality – With Biobanks in the Fast Lane! Regensburg: 19-20 September 2022 BBMRI-ERIC and ESBB invite you to the first Europe Biobank We more

June 22nd, 2022 Bibank Node: New biobanks in the German Biobank Alliance

The Central Biobank Erlangen (CeBE) is now a partner biobank of the GBA. Furthermore, the biobank alliance welcomes another six biobanks as observers in its netwo more

June 22nd, 2022 PORT for Health – Oncology 2022 conference

Łukasiewicz – PORT Polish Center for Technology Development in Wrocław, Poland, the headquarters of the National Node and Consortium L more

May 24th, 2022

Europe Biobank Week Roadshow

ESBB and BBMRI-ERIC are delighted to announce a new, common community engagement activity, our EUROPE BIOBANK WEEK ROADSHOW. The EBW Roadshow consists of a series more

May 23rd, 2022

Lung Cancer: publication in PLoS ONE for the Medical University of Bialystok, Poland

On May 5, 2022, the results of a proteomics study conducted with the use of biospecimens biobanked at the Medical University of Bialystok, were published in PLoS more

ConcePTION – Webinar on European Breast Milk Collection: Supporting research on medicine safety in breastfeeding – 24 May 2022

Registration for the webinar that IMI-ConcePTION is organising on Tuesday 24 May from 14:00 to 15:00CEST is now open. To provide evidence for how a medicine trans more

April 26th, 2022 Explore THL Biobank’s activities in 2021 through the recently published annual report

THL Biobank operates under the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and aims to promote the utilization of nationally significant research data in disea more

April 25th, 2022 First in Europe ISO 20387:2018 assessment in accreditation programme took place in Poland

Wroclaw Medical University Biobank (WMU Biobank), one of the leading biobanks, responsible for implementation of common QMS solutions in the Polish Bioba more

April 25th, 2022

BBMRI-ERIC publishes Gender Equality Plan and appoints Gender, Equality, and Diversity Specialist

The Director General of BBMRI-ERIC, Jens Habermann, has approved the Gender Equality Plan (GEP) that has now been made public on our website. The GEP more

EU-AMRI formal launch on 5 April

On 5 April 2022, the European Alliance of Medical Research Infrastructures, EU-AMRI was launched in Brussels with a live broadcast. This virtual launch even more

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20 May 2022

 Long Night of Research

Friday 20 May 2022 at ZWT and Med Campus, Neue Stiftingtalstrasse 2, 8010 Graz between 17:00 and 23:00. The Long Night of Research is the largest event for scien more

April 19th, 2022

German Biobank Node (GBN): Workshop on “Biobanking in Microbiome Research”

In recent years, interest in the microbiome has grown steadily – there is even talk of “microbiomania”. With the help of metagenomics, scientist more

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