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Back #2 Kick Off successfully started its second 5 years period



April 3-4th, 2019 held its Kick-off-Meeting for #2. In the next 5 years until 2023 will continue to strengthen the Austrian Biobanking Research Infrastructure and support researchers from academia and industry with high-quality biospecimens, associated data and biobanking services.


Strong focus will also we put on sample and data quality, access to samples and data, lighthouse sample collections and engaging with various stakeholders.


Already last received the funding commitment from the Austrian government (BMBFW) for the next five years.

The official a Kick-Off-Meeting of was now held at Medical University of Innsbruck. Among the topics presented during the meeting were "Broad Consent", "Biobanks and Reproducible Research", "Animal model biobank", and the 3R animal concept (Replace, Reduce, Refine). integrates all Austrian medical universities and the University of Veterinary Medicine with their biobanks. New partner in is the Johannes Kepler University with its Medical Faculty and its biobank in development



What plans until 2023 >> main activities >>      partners >> governance >>


More details in German (Zentrum für Wissens- und Technologietransfer) >>

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