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Multiple BBMRI biobanking-related events in autumn


Visit and other BBMRI national nodes at one of the following conferences




Sep 3-7, 2022: European Congress of Pathology | Basel, CH & online Director Kurt Zatloukal (Med Uni Graz) will chair a session and give a presentation on quality, standardization and pre-analytics:

  • Session: SY-20 - Molecular Pathology: Standardisation of molecular pathology analyses in Europe

  • Date & Time: 7 Sep 2022, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM


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Sep 5, 2022:  Launch of the Digital Pathology and AI Interaction Platform - in the context of the European Congress of Pathology in Basel


In the context of the EU-funded project BigPicture (, which aims at creating a central repository of digital pathology slides to boost the development of artificial intelligence, an interaction platform between the scientific experts, regulatory and health authorities for clinical whole slide images and AI is established.


This Digital Pathology and AI Interaction Platform will be launched in the context of the Congress of the European Society of Pathology (ECP).


Main co-organizer of this event and speaker is director Kurt Zatloukal (Med Uni Graz), who co-leads BigPicture work package 5 "Regulatory framework for digital slides and AI-based methods" .

He gives a presentation on "Challenges and requirements for clinical slides".


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Sep 6-8, 2022: Nordic Biobank Conference |Gothenburg, SE


Topic: "Current trends and challenges in the Nordic countries"


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Sep 15, 2022: GBN Workshop "Biobanking and Microbiome Research" | Hanover, DE


Aim of the workshop is to strengthen the exchange between research and biobanking and thus create optimal conditions for meaningful research results.


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Sep 19-20, 2022: EBW Roadshow on "QUALITY" | Regensburg, DE


The event is framed by the first meeting of the Bavarian Biobank Network on the morning of the first day and hands-on training by the BRoTHER Summer School.

  • The Bumpy Road to Accreditation

  • Roadmap to Quality – A Guide to Reach the Aim of Accreditation

  • Data Quality – More Than a Trailer

  • Quality as a Driver for Biobank Innovations.


Dr. Helmuth Haslacher ( WP3 quality management leader; Head of Med Uni Wien Biobank):

Presentation „Validation of methods: How time complicates the ability to validate the entire workflow"

Co-chair of session 4 "QUALITY AS A DRIVER FOR BIOBANK INNOVATIONS" (19 Sep 2022)


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Oct 13-14, 2022: EBW Roadshow on "PEDIATRICS" | Rome, IT


According to Responsible Research & Innovation - RRI framework – the meeting will provide an view of European commitment to paediatric research and healthcare and an in-depth exchange on good practices and priorities of various actors to raise awareness, facilitate assent and consenting processes, and improve engagement.




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