About Biobank Sweden
Biobank Sweden is a collaboration between healthcare, academia, industry and patient organisations to strengthen the conditions for medical research and contribute to a good diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Biobank Sweden consists of a National Steering Committee, with representatives appointed by the county councils/regions and universities with a medical faculty and with representation from industry organisations, a strategic preparatory group, two working committees for regulatory and operative biobank service and a national network with the county councils’/regions’ Biobank Coordinators (Swedish: “Biobankssamordnare”). In Biobank Sweden, which is supported by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, representatives from patient organisations are also included. Biobank Sweden also has a close collaboration and joint steering group with Genomic Medicine Sweden (GMS)