The foundation biobank-suisse www.biobank-suisse.ch, established in 2005, is a network of biobanks in Switzerland. It allows researchers a quick overview of the available biospecimens and data for research. Biobank-suisse has successfully completed its pilot phase and will soon be fully operational.
SWISS BRDGE Foundation was a founding partner of biobank-suisse, together with Oncosuisse, a partner organisation of the Swiss Cancer League.
In 2014, the activities of biobank-suisse are integrated in a new biobank platform as proposed by the Swiss National Fund (SNF). We see this development with pride as confirmation of a policy to pursue the establishment of a network of biobanks in Switzerland.