SERVICES

Our team of consultants will provide advice and support according to your needs.

See below for the list of services that we provide.

For further information please send us a message indicating your requirements.

Contact Us

1. Seeking biobank services?

We can help you to identify providers of sample storage/processing services

2. Establishing a new biobank?

We can help you:

  • Ensure stakeholder support
  • Establish proper governance and ethical oversight
  • Design your facilities
  • Develop a business plan
  • Prepare a budget
  • Prepare a cost recovery calculation
  • Prepare a grant application
  • Establish your database and LIMS requirements.
  • Choose the equipment you require
  • Recruit and train staff
  • Define clinical data requirements
  • Decide on specimen annotation (biospecimen data, clinical annotation, OMICS data annotation)
  • Standardise data formats
  • Develop standard operating procedures, consent forms and other documents
  • Develop a quality management system

We can provide advice on all aspects of biospecimen processing, management, storage and retrieval

3. Developing an existing biobank?

We can help you:

  • By external evaluation of your facility
  • Review of standard operating procedures and consent forms
  • Ensure ethical and legal compliance
  • Develop a quality management system
  • Benchmark against ISBER best practices
  • Prepare for certification/accreditation (CAP, ISO, Ctrnet)
  • Recruit and train staff
  • Advise on redesign of facilities and upgrading equipment
  • Advise on database system design and customisation.
  • Advise on registry set up and linkage with electronic registry
  • Develop a business plan
  • Prepare a budget
  • Prepare a cost recovery calculation
  • Prepare a grant application
  • Establish a collaboration with industry
  • Encourage stakeholder support including public engagement
  • We can provide advice on all aspects of biospecimen processing, management, storage and retrieval.
4. Recruiting staff for a biobank?

We have a database of potential candidates.

5. Relocating a biobank?

We can advise.

6. Closing a biobank?

We can advise.

7. Developing a plan for disaster preparedness and recovery?

We can advise.

8. Preparing a scientific paper, grant application, or application for ethical/regulatory approval?

We offer expert review and editing of documents.

9. Need advice on conference organisation or association management?

We have many years of experience and are happy to advise.

10. Looking for employment in biobanking?

We will share your CV with clients who are recruiting. Just send in your CV! There is no charge for this service.

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