National and International Activities

Biobanking Courses and Trainings

At Medical University of Graz, international biobanking courses and trainings are offered by the team of "International Biobanking and Education". Find more information here:

>>International Biobanking and Education


Biobank Graz is an active player in (inter-) natio­nal projects and activities aiming to improve interactions and cooperation in biobanking society. 

To facilitate national and international collaboration it is cru­cial to actively participate in networking activities, but also being present in the research community for exchanging ideas and knowledge. Therefore, Biobank Graz is an active member of:

  • Biobanking and BioMolecular resource Research Infrastructure Austria >>
  • European research infrastructure for biobanking >>BBMRI-ERIC
  • International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories >>ISBER
  • European, Middle Eastern and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking >>ESBB


Biobank Graz is partner in the European project Codex4SMEs.

The Interreg project Codex4SMEs (Companion diagnostics expedited for small and medium-sized businesses) project plans to improve healthcare by enhanced adoption of Personalized Medicine in North-West Europe. The objective is to establish a network, which supports SMEs along the value chain of Companion diagnostics (Cdx) development.


The following services are available within the project:

  • Sample Access Service provided by the Biobank Graz
  • Knowledge Transfer Services (in biomarker & biobanking topics) provided by the Biobank Graz


Further benefit of this project is access to:

  • biomarker validation services
  • ecosystems of 11 partners
  • transnational roadshow to venture and large pharma companies
  • business model and expert access service for business growth and scaling


More information can be found here:

>>Codex4SMEs Homepage

>>Support Scheme Programme


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