ISBER Congress 2018

On February 27 and 28, 2018, international biospecimen research experts, including SPIDIA4P representatives, presented and discussed recent findings in the field for all major types of specimen such as human fluids and human tissues at the Biospecimen Research Symposium in Luxembourg, hosted by ISBER and IBBL.

Read this interview by Fay Betsou, Chair of this meeting, Chief Scientific Officer for the IBBL and SPIDIA4P work package leader, about the importance of having a dedicated and certified infrastructure for preanalytical conditions and workflows.


On September 13, 2017, Dr. Uwe Oelmüller, QIAGEN, project-coordinator of SPIDIA and SPIDIA4P, was honoured for his comprehensive merits on pre-analytical standardisation in the EU – during the Global Biobank Week in Stockholm he was awarded the “DIN Golden Needle”!

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