Biobank Cohort Forum

New webinar series organised by Biobank Sweden and

Open Science and Europe’s digital future: Will this have an impact on Swedish health research?

Professor Sverker Holmgren, Chalmers University of Technology

Professor Sverker Holmgren is the Chalmers Delegate to the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Council and the Chalmers representative in the European university network CESAER´s Working Group on Open Science. He has been building and leading research infrastructures for large-scale computing and data management at both the university and national level and he is currently the director of Chalmers e-commons.

In this webinar, Professor Holmgren will give an overview of European developments in e-infrastructure and data initiatives, including initiatives towards Open Science. 

Join us for a fruitful discussion regarding the impact this may have on Swedish health research!

Date: May 12, 2022

Time: 12:00-13:00 (Central European Time)

About: The webinar is free of charge and will be live-streamed.

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Biobank Sweden

Biobank Sweden is a national infrastructure for biobanking where healthcare, academia, industry and patient organisations collaborate to attain good healthcare and research. logo – The Swedish Cohort Consortium – is a national technical and collaborative infrastructure, enabling greater use of Swedish cohorts for world-leading research. is promoting cooperation between cohorts and making cohort data more discoverable and accessible.

Previous webinars

The new Swedish National Biobank Registry:
What’s there? Can any human study now be turned into a biobank study?

In this episode of the Biobank Cohort Forum, Hanna Fransson presents the Swedish National Biobank Registry (SBR) and Dr. Andrea Ganna shares some of his experiences of biobank research in Finland.


Hanna Fransson, Regional Biobank Centre (RBC) Mellansverige
Dr. Andrea Ganna, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, University of Helsinki

Biobank Sweden