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Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastructure Austria


  • is the Austrian Node of the European Biobanking Research Infrastructure BBMRI-ERIC, which is the only Research Infrastructure for Biobanking and which is jointly operated by 21 member states and one international organisation (WHO/IARC).


  • consists of and links Austrian universities and biobanks with the goal to establish a national biobanking research infrastructure for accelerating biomedical research. aims to establish a state-of-the-art biobanking infrastructure in Austria and to increase close cooperation and harmonization between biobanks. These are prerequisites to facilitating access and fostering the use of biological samples and data for academic and industrial research. Biologic samples and data collected in biobanks are valuable resources for innovations in personalized medicine, and development of biomarkers, diagnostics and therapeutics. main activities >>                                                               partner universities and biobanks>>                

Video about BBMRI & Biobank Graz (from EuroNews)>>

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  Work & Partners (2018-2023)>   was/is funded by the Austrian BMBWF. see also BMBWF &>>

(GZ 10.470/0016-II/3/2013; BMBWF_10.470/0010-V/3c//2018)                      

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Participants for CoV “booster” study

… searched at partner Medical University of Vienna (Nov 2021)

Data quality for federated medical data lakelands

Publication by partner (July 2021)

New Vienna research center will accomodate Wien Biobank

.. by 2026

Covid-19 project with partner MedUni Wien Biobank involvement awarded

.. Houska Preis 2021

Biobanks in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Relevance, Setup and Management

book with partner contribution - Nov 2021 Biobanking eNEWS

News and current affairs regarding biobanking - Oct/Nov 2021

Europe Biobank Week 2021

with contributions (Nov 2021)

Long-lasting immune response to mild SARS-CoV-2 infection

Publication by partner Med Uni Graz / Biobank Graz

LISAvienna Regulatory Conference for Medical Devices & In-Vitro Diagnostics

… download & other speakers’ presentations (Oct 2021)

5th award for SPIDIA4P project

... of which partner Med Uni Graz is member