Navigating Biobanks Course

Unlocking Health Data for European Collaboration

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Navigating Biobanks Course

Unlocking Health Data for European Collaboration

Are you curious about the inner workings of biobanks and eager to learn more? Join EIT Health’s online course, Unlocking Health Data: Navigating Biobanks for European Collaboration. Developed by EIT Health in collaboration with BBMRI-ERIC, this course is ideal for anyone interested in, studying or working in healthcare. This short programme provides a foundational understanding of biobanks across Europe: their use, the laws that govern that use, and the ethics of biological sampling.

Through engaging video modules, dynamic assessments and interactive sessions, you’ll explore the world of biobanks and discover how they can revolutionise medical advancements.

Applications to this programme will open in April. Be the first to know about the opening by joining our mailing list.

What you get

How it works

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an advanced understanding of how biobanking in Europe works
  • Obtain a comprehensive knowledge of the legislation that applies to the use of biobanks
  • Explore the ethical issues around storing and using biological samples
  • Understand how the data from biobanks can be used to push research forward

Skills you’ll learn:

  • Ethical design
  • Quality control
  • Collaboration
  • Standards analysis

Eligibility Requirements

This online programme is open to:

  • Medical researchers
  • Bachelor’s, master’s and PhD students
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Health start-ups and SMEs
  • Patients
  • Citizens with an interest in biobanking for medical progress

Given that the course is held in English we recommend having a professional level of English. 

About the EIT Health Biobanks and Health Data Registries Portal

This programme is part of the EIT Health Biobanks project, a portal aiding to navigate the biobanks and complement this hands-on training. Whether you are searching for specific samples, genetic information, or other health-related data, our platform will guide you towards the relevant sources and facilitate access to these resources.

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