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Biobanking and Biomolecular resources Research Infrastructure -European Research Infrastructure Consortium (BBMRI-ERIC)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
Self-standing RI
Legal Status
ERIC
Location
Neue Stiftingtalstrasse 2/B/6, BBMRI-ERIC Central Executive Management Office Headquarter, Graz, PO: 8010, Styria (Austria)
Structure
Type Of RI
Distributed
Coordinating Country
Austria
Participating Countries
Netherlands
United Kingdom
Czech Republic
Greece
Norway
Estonia
Cyprus
Poland
Belgium
Switzerland
Latvia
Germany
Sweden
France
Italy
Malta
Austria
Finland
Turkey
Bulgaria
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 2014
Timeline
Under construction since 2011 to 2013
Design/planning since 2008 to 2011
Scientific Description
BBMRI-ERIC is a pan-European distributed research infrastructure of biobanks and biomolecular resources that facilitates the access to resources as well as facilities, and supports high quality biomolecular and medical research. BBMRI-ERIC operates on a non-economic basis.The activities of BBMRI-ERIC are politically neutral and guided by the following values: pan-European in scope, combined with scientific excellence, transparency, openness, responsiveness, ethical awareness, legal compliance and human values.BBMRI-ERIC is set up as a distributed research infrastructure in most, if not all European Member States. BBMRI-ERIC consists of 20 Member States and one International Organisation, making it one of the largest research infrastructures in Europe.List of Members: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.List of Observers: Cyprus, Switzerland, Turkey, IARC/WHO.

RI Keywords
ERIC, Biobanks, Research infrastructure, Distributed, Biomolecular resources
Classifications
RI Category
Bio-informatics Facilities
Scientific Domain
Biological and Medical Sciences
ESFRI Domain
Health and Food
Services
Expert Advice

Access to expertise relevant for the pursuance of BBMRI-ERIC's tasks and activities.

Equipment
Biomolecular and Biobanking Research Tools

BBMRI-ERIC facilities and tools relevant for the pursuance of BBMRI-ERIC's tasks and activities, laid down in the Work Programme (Article 15, BBMRI-ERIC Statutes).

Collaborations
ESFRI
RI is an ESFRI landmark
Networks
Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-Science Services (CORBEL)
Date of last update: 22/02/2019
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