Biobank Sweden is a national infrastructure for biobanking, available at a regional level and established through collaboration between healthcare, academia, industry and patient organisations. The infrastructure aims to give Sweden the best prerequisites for healthcare and research within the biobank area, both national and international. Biobank Sweden also works to facilitate the implementation of the Biobanks in Medical Care Act. The work is run by order of, and with the support of, regions and universities with medical faculties. The work is also supported by the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, The Swedish Research Council and Vinnova by means of Swelife.