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Discussions with citizens and patients on biobanking


Round table discussion with citizens


Using patient data for research – what do citizens/patients think about it?


To figure this out  organizes its 5th series of round table discussion. The opening discussion will take place March 17, 2018 in Innsbruck. Further discussion events will follow in Vienna and Graz.


Citizens between 18 and 99+ years are invited to participate and can register for the discussion by sending an email to

The focus is on the topic "Use of (health) data" for research.


  • There are no requirements for participants to have previous knowledge or experiences with this topic.
  • Date: March 17, 2018,  14:00-17:00
  • Location: Medical University of Innsbruck
  • Participants will receive a remuneration (30 EUR).


For - the Austrian Biobanking Research Infrastructure - it is important to learn about the opinions and attitudes of the citizens. Conducting these round table discussions is one means to engage the public. The partner University of Vienna will moderate the discussions.