Biobank Graz supplies high quality clinically annotated human samples to researchers in academic and commercial institutions to foster medically relevant research discoveries and improve treatment options.
Honesty – Transparent and ethically approved use of donors’ specimens in biomedical research
Diversity – Delivery of high quality human samples from a large variety of diseases
Innovation – Centralized access based on automated handling and storing of samples
Knowledge transfer – Teaching and training the next generation of biobankers
The value chain below illustrates the added value created by Biobank Graz. The upper area describes the core activities on the primary market resulting in the collection of samples and data. This enables analysis of samples as an activity on the secondary market. The area at the bottom displays numerous international activities on the tertiary market such as coaching and consulting or biobanking education aiming at the improvement of international biobanking collaboration and access to sample and data.