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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.

5 March 2018 - Europe

BBMRI-ERIC has launched Data in question, a survey on ethical, legal and societal challenges in biobank-based research

As the main users, you get the opportunity to review these two main Governance documents. Please take the chance to comment before publication!

21 February 2018 - Consultation, SBP, Switzerland

Biobank Regulation and MTA templates are open for consultation!

These two documents are essential for all biobanks. In its mission to help biobanks compiling with applicable standards, SBP will soon provide templates to support each biobank building up a strong gouvernance.

13 November 2017 - Consultation, SBP, Switzerland

Datasets for Liquid & Tissue are open for consultation

We offer you the possibility to review these datasets, so please take the opportunity to comment and give your feedbacks before the official publication!

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