Academy of Finland
Funding decision
Applicant / Contact person Laitinen, Tarja
Organisation Finnish Biobank Cooperative
Project title Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure
Decision No. 327970
Decision date 09.12.2019
Funding period 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2024
Funding 1 111 417
WebFOCUS Report
Project description ( is a research infrastructure comprising all nine public and academic biobanks in Finland (later referred as Finnish Biobanks). is the Finnish National Node of the European level BBMRI-ERIC infrastructure ( Finnish Biobanks Cooperative – FINBB is coordinating, developing and serving the operative actions of all Finnish Biobanks. The vision of BBMRI-ERIC is to build and strengthen the value-added sustainable biobanking enabling clinical translational research in academia and industry and facilitating developing new treatments and creating new innovations in personalized medicine. Finnish Biobanks and the coordinator FINBB are actively participating in implementation of the BBMRI-ERIC Work Programme with specific emphasis in providing Common Services for IT, Quality and Ethical and Legal Issues.The mission is to build a state-of-the-art biobank network in Finland.