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Registering a sample resource

A sample resource is any infrastructure that holds or can collect and distribute human samples and data (e.g. biobanks, bioresources, biorepositories, cohorts and clinical trials).

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We have developed some resources to help you register:

Registering a network

A network is a group of sample resources that have come together with some common objective or agreed standard. An example is the Confederation of Cancer Biobanks.

Sample resource or Network?

If you are unsure about whether to register a resource or network then please get in touch.