Science & Innovation Working Group (SIWG)

Role of the SIWG

  • To identify opportunities and threats relating to scientific advances and innovation in the biobanking field and to communicate these to the ESBB community.
  • To respond to requests for public comment on current issues relating to biobanking practice and to issue ESBB position statements in conjuction with Council.
  • To provide a voice for ESBB on policy and regulatory issues relating to biobanking practice.

More background information is provided in the SIWG Terms of Reference.


  • Warwick Fortune, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Svetlana Gramatiuk, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Mukthar Kader, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Marko Kuisma, Helsinki, Finland
  • Claire Lewis, Belfast, UK
  • Rocío Aguilar Quesada, Granada, Spain
  • Devarajan Sriraman, Kuwait
  • Maher Sughayer, Amman, Jordan