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16 January 2020 - SBP, Switzerland

Swiss Health Study pilot project

A pilot study funded by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) will investigate the different chemicals that can be found in the human body. In the coming weeks, 500 people living in the canton of Vaud between the age of 20 and 69 will be invited to take part in the study.

28 November 2019 - Europe, IMPORTANT, SBP, event

Swiss Biobanking Platform will attend the Europe Biobank Week 2019

The Europe Biobank Week 2019 will be held on 8 -11 October in Lübeck, Germany!


MTA and DTUA templates are available for researchers

Swiss Biobanking Platform and Swiss Personalized Health Network: publication of two key documents for researchersSwiss Biobanking Platform and Swiss Personalized Health Network have worked in close collaboration to deliver Material Transfer Agreement and Data Transfer and Use Agreement templates to facilitate material and data exchange in the context of academic research projects.

9 October 2018 - IMPORTANT, SBP, Switzerland, publication


We are excited to announce the publication of our Biobank Regulation template, one of the essential documents for the development of a strong governance.

30 August 2018 - Switzerland, event

2nd Swiss Patient Forum – EUPATI Suisse

EUPATI Suisse organise son 2èmeSwiss Patient Forum sur « La qualité de vie du patient ». Le 28 septembre 2018 – 9h à 17h à l’Hotel Continental, Lausanne

28 June 2018 - Europe, SBP, publication

Regulation of Biobanks in Europe: a New Knowledge Database

In line with its mission, Swiss Biobanking Plateform is pleased to announce the launch of a knowledge database on the regulation of biobanks in Europe, covering European law and the legislation of 7 countries, including Switzerland.

28 June 2018 - Call, SBP, Switzerland

BioLink: Grants for the networking of biobanks established for research purposes

SWISS NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION HAS JUST LAUNCHED ITS SECOND BIOLINK CALL! BioLink is intended for investigators who wish to network their biobanks using IT systems. This harmonisation of the IT systems will result in the sharing of data so as to address well-defined, scientific questions.

28 May 2018 - SBP, Switzerland

Evaluation of the National Consent

Swiss Biobanking Platform has been appointed by the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences to evaluate the v1 / 2017 version of the national consent.

25 May 2018 - SBP, Switzerland, publication

ISO for Biobanks: Final step!

Swiss Biobanking Platform participates as the Swiss delegated body for the International Standard for biobanking (ISO 20387 – Biotechnology – Biobanking – General requirements for biobanking). Following the comment phase of July 2017, the standard proceeds now to the final step: the balloting process phase.

27 April 2018 - Consultation, SBP

Call for consultation — Datasets for Bacteria

An important aim of Swiss Biobanking Platform is to promote exchange and use of biological samples. The SBP Working Group Microbiology proposes – as a first step – a dataset for bacteria, recommended to be used by all biobanks.


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