“BIOSAMPLE HUB is an accelerator and represents for the Tumorothèque de Picardie a real opportunity”
Riad Tebbakha, Tumorothèque de Picardie, France
“Biosample Hub is the easiest way to contact companies all over the world, gives our biobank international visibility”
Nerea Martínez Magunacelaya, IDIVAL Biobank, Spain
“PATH Biobank has been a member from the very beginning. We particularly like the idea of a transparent communication structure”
Stephanie Torkler, PATH Biobank, Germany
“One of the biggest difficulty for academic biobank is to reach out for bioindustries who are in need of samples. BioSample Hub offers the perfect solution for that matter and we are glad to count on such service”
Anthony Terra, Hospices Civils de Lyon, France
“Biosample Hub is a user-friendly platform which enables to showcase different biobank profiles and collaborative research which will allow scientific breakthrough in the field of precision Medicine”
Gouri Mahajan, Biobank Mississippi, USA
Benefits for Academic Biobanks
Major benefits for academic biobanks include:
(1) Freedom from ethical concerns:
> run by a not-for-profit company
> provides complete financial transparency
> allows full sample traceability
(2) Increased visibility to industry
Biobank collections and services are made visible to industry. Biobanks can offer a wide range of services like sectioning, QC, immunohistochemistry, sample and data storage.
(3) Direct contact with the end-user
Biobanks and companies are in direct contact from the outset which allows for increased sample traceability. So providers who are biospecimen custodians, can genuinely vouch for their eventual destination and use. Another advantage of direct contact is that collaboration can be easily discussed.
(4) A free service
(5) Freedom from contractual restrictions
No contract needs to be signed with Biosample Hub, so less hassle and no contractual restrictions.
(6) A user-friendly platform
Our platform has many innovative features and undergoes continuous improvement. For details see the Platform Page.
(7) Benefits for patients
Including the opportunity to support industry development of new drugs, diagnostics and vaccines, and an increased chance that donated samples will be used for research and not stored indefinitely.
How To Join
Non-commercial biobanks are welcome to join Biosample Hub and do so free of charge. If you would like to join, then just complete the application form…
Want To Find Out More?
Demos of the Biosample Hub platform are provided on a one-to-one basis and involve Zoom calls with screen-sharing. If you are interested then just request a demo …