Biobanks

Swiss Biobanking Plattform

The Website Swiss Biobanking Platform (SBP) provides information, guidelines and templates for biobanks. SBP is a nationally coordinated platform for biobanks. It aims to respond to the increasing requests from biomedical researchers regarding quality and the interconnectedness of biobanks for research purposes. 

Biobank regulation template

Template of the Swiss Biobanking Platform for the reglement of biobanks. The template is endorsed by swissethics.

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updated: 01.11.2019
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updated: 01.11.2019
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updated: 01.11.2019
Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) template

Template of the Swiss Biobanking Platform for MTA 1.0.  For biological material with preanalytical data. The template is endorsed by swissethics. 

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version 2.0
updated: 01.05.2019

Template of the Swiss Biobanking Platform for MTA 2.0 Master Legal Instrument. For biological material with preanalytical and personal data (associated data).

English
version 1.0
updated: 03.11.2020

Data registries

Information, guidelines and templates on data registries

Ethical Framework for Responsible Data Processing in Personalized Health Research

Developed by the Swiss Personalised Health Network and endorsed by the Swiss Biobanking Platform and the ETH Domain Strategic Focus Area on Personalised Health and Related Technologies

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2.0
updated: 07.05.2018
Guiding principles for registries in human research
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updated: 14.02.2019
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1.0
updated: 14.02.2019
Recommendations and checklists for the development and operation of health-related registries

Recommendations for health-related registries ANQ, FMH, H+, SAMS and University Medicine Switzerland.

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2.0
updated: 01.09.2019
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2.0
updated: 01.09.2019
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2.0
updated: 01.09.2019
English
2.0
updated: 01.09.2019

Checklists for health-related registries ANQ, FMH, H+, SAMS and University Medicine Switzerland.

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2.0
updated: 01.10.2019
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2.0
updated: 01.10.2019
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2.0
updated: 01.10.2019
English
2.0
updated: 01.10.2019
Template for the Consortium Agreement (CA), Data Transfer and Use Agreement (DTUA) and Data Transfer and Processing Agreement (DTPA) of the Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN)

The templates to write the CA, DTUA and DTPA of the Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) are available on the website of the SPHN (click here). Please use the information you find on the website of the SPHN about the different legal agreements necessary to establish research consortia, and data transfer and use in collaborative research projects. Please contact the Personalized Health Informatics (PHI) Group at dcc@sib.swiss directly for guidance and support.

The templates CA, DTUA and DTPA are available in English only.

Guideline on the retention period of biological material and personal data of further use projects without consent

Guideline on the retention period of biological material and personal data of further use projects without the informed consent of the persons concerned (according to Art. 34 HRA) 

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1.0
updated: 10.12.2017
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1.0
updated: 10.12.2017
Italiano
1.0
updated: 10.12.2017