About KI Biobank

According to The Swedish Act on Biobanks (2023:38), all samples collected within the realms of a health care provider must be registered and traceable in a biobank. This also goes for samples collected within ethically approved research studies.

The KI Biobank is a core facility with the mission to provide researchers with professional services regarding sample handling, storage and withdrawal of human biological samples collected in ethically approved research studies. We comply with The Swedish Act on Biobanks (2023:38) and GDPR. 

We started in 2004 and we are a biobank facility, providing service for pre-analytical handling, storage and distribution of human biological samples. For research groups managing sample collections on their own, KI Biobank offer a biobank IT support tool called SCARAB-LIMS, which can be implemented in the research groups.

We cooperate regionally in the KI / Region Stockholm joint biobanking infrastructure Stockholm Medical Biobank (SMB), and nationally with the cooperation agency Biobank Sweden. We also cooperate internationally with Mayo Clinic, United States.

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