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Event Date: November 8-10, 2021

Register for the virtual Europe Biobank Week 2021 - "Biobanking for our Future - Opportunities Unlocked", organized by ESBB and SPIDIA4P project partner BBMRI-ERIC! #EBW21 is the unique opportunity to meet representatives in biobanking as well as other scientific experts from healthcare, academia, and industry!

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Partners

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Learn more about the highly experienced European project partners that collaborate to reach the goals of SPIDIA4P

Background

SPIDIA4P

Quality of samples matters – find out, why!

OUR MISSION

 

SPIDIA4P enables even better diagnosis and medical research for personalized medicine than we already know today

 

The Horizon 2020 project SPIDIA4P aims to drive the standardisation of pre-analytical workflows applied to personalised medicine by developing and implementing a portfolio of 22 pan-European CEN and international ISO standard documents, as well as external quality assessment schemes (EQAs), ultimately improving worldwide healthcare.

Standards reduce variations in the samples by preventing divergent methods or circumstances affecting the final results.

This promises more reliable and reproducible results, enabling the even better and more efficient diagnosis and medical research for precision medicine than we already know today.

Consortium

The SPIDIA4P consortium is built by 19 highly experienced partners in international standardisation for in vitro diagnostics, coming from private industry including SMEs, public institutions and from one official European Standards Organisation, CEN, represented by DIN. The consortium involves partners from DE,UK, CH, SE, IT, AT, LU, FR, NE, SP. 

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Because analytical test results are depending on the quality of the tested sample, it is of utmost importance that the handling and documentation of the primary sample during the pre-analytic phase is done in a standardized manner. For this to be facilitated and widely spread, in order to enable the urgently needed improvement in the pre-analytic field, standardization is key.

Dr. Uwe Oelmueller, SPIDIA and SPIDIA4P Coordinator

Technical Specifications and ISO Standards

 

Technical Specifications (CEN/TS) are developed within the European standard organizations (CEN) Technical Committee CEN/ TC 140 "In vitro diagnostic medical devices", and further introduced to the international organization of standardizations (ISO) technical committee ISO/ TC 212 "Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems" with EN ISO standards with support by SPIDIA and SPIDIA4P.

Click here to get an overview of the CEN/ TS and ISO standards!


OUR PARTNERS