Registration for Global Biobank Week is Now Open

ESBB members should have received a link that allows them to register for the GBW conference in September, with a discount (saving) of up to 160 Euros. If you have any questions, please contact

New Cahier 3C-R Newsletter Available

The new Cahier 3C-R newsletter for Nov – Dec 2016 (No. 66) is now available under documents on the members-only website.

Biocartis Joins ESBB!

ESBB welcomes Biocartis as a new corporate member. Biocartis is an innovative commercial stage molecular diagnostics (MDx) company providing next generation diagnostic solutions.

60% discount for Patient Organisations

ESBB will now offer a 60% discount to Patient Organisations joining as organisational members of the society. So the annual fee for a Patient Organisation to join ESBB is now 108 Euros and this allows for 2 representatives of the organisation to have the full benefits of Individual membership.

Online Catalogue of Educational Resources underway!

Production of an Online Catalogue of Educational Resources is now underway! This is an initiative of the ESBB Education and Training Group. It is expected to be online by April 2017.

GBW website is now live

The Global Biobank Week website is now live at:  

Credit Card Payment

You can pay by Credit Card, without the need for a PayPal account. To pay by Credit Card, just select “Check Out as a Guest” on the PayPal login page.

Science & Innovation Working Group

The Science & Innovation Working Group will soon be established as a new working group. So far we have 8 volunteers to join this group, with representatives of Africa, the Middle East and Europe. If you are interested in joining as well, please send an email to

Video of poster presentations by Dr Ida Biunno and Dr Ahmed Samir

Uploaded today on the members-only website: videos of poster presentations by Dr Ida Biunno and Dr Ahmed Samir, recorded at EBW 2016 in Vienna.


Materials added to ESBB members-only website

Materials added include updated regulations, webinar, conference websites, conference videos, interview videos, newsletter materials, conference programme books and slide presentations.

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