Only two weeks left until the Biobanking 2019 Conference in London

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SMi Reports: SMi’s 9th annual Biobanking Conference will take place at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, on the 25th – 26th September 2019.

There are only two weeks left until the two-day event, which will commence on 25th- 26th September in London. The conference has a full line-up of ground-breaking speakers who will cover key topics within Biobanking.

For those who are interested in attending to network and benefit from industry experts, you can secure your seats at

Day-One Snapshot of speakers:

‘A case study of Biobank as, a Biorepository focused on Non-Human Biosamples’

  • Our definition of a biobank: BioBank AS as a tool for breeding animals, fish and plants
  • Our market: BioBank's customer structure

Dr. Sigbjorn Gregusson, Managing Director, BioBank AS

‘Regulatory hurdles to accessing biobanking for research, the implications, the workaround and possible improvements for regulators’

  • Why is transparency needed between biobanks through biosharing to prevent wastage of investigation resources
  • Learn of the different biobanks business models with higher or lower upfront funding of biobanks and their long-term strategy and sustainability, which is more applicable to your biobank

Dr. Joanna Baxter, Lead Scientist, Cambridge Blood and Stem Cell Biobank

Day-Two Snapshot of speakers:

‘Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: Paving the way for clinical applications’

  • Discovery the latest innovative concepts on Stem Cells Biobanking
  • How important are stem cells quality controls
  • Methods to personalising iPS Banking
  • Banking of clinical grade human Pluripotent Stem Cells

Sofia Spyrou, Project Manager, UK Stem Cell Bank

Increasing Utilisation of Ukrainian Biobanks by researchers to increase their significances

  • Case study to learn how to drive collaborations between biobanks and researchers
  • The challenges and successes for Ukraine Association of Biobank
  • The business model adapted by the Ukrainian biobank at a national level

Dr. Svetlana Gramatiuk , President and medical director Ukraine Association of Biobank, Ukraine Association of Biobank

For more content on the agenda and the full speaker line-up, the brochure is available to download at

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Jinna Sidhu

16 September, 2019