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Austrian Cohort Community met in Vienna – Review event


Cohort Austrian Cohort Research Days – Review of a natioanl cohort initive meeting


July 2023



Vienna, April 25-26, 2023:

The Austrian Cohort Research Days, organized by, successfully brought together researchers and biobankers from different academic and industrial fields. The event aimed to gather representatives of cohort initiatives in Austria, understand the current situation of established and planned cohorts, and identify unmet and future needs. Presentations and discussions revolved around cohort details, experiences, research results, and future requirements for Austrian cohorts.


The Austrian Cohort Research Days served as a platform for knowledge exchange,  fostering collaboration among researchers and biobankers, and facilitated discussions on advancing Austrian cohorts.


Topics & Presentations


Five major topics, each opened by impulse lectures and followed by moderated discussions with experts from universities and companies, were on the agenda.

Presentations are available for download below.


Generational/Family Cohort

Exogenous Factors in Cohorts

Sample & Data Management: Quality Criteria & Legal Framework

Enabling Technologies: From Sample & Data Acquisition to Analysis and Reporting

Industry needs and interests


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Presentations of some cohorts


Cohorts selected from submitted abstracts were presented during the meeting. The abstracts and presentation slides are available below.


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