HIRUZ biobank is a member of BBMRI.be (Biobanking and Biomolecular Research Infrastructure of Belgium), BVT (the Belgian Virtual Tumorbiobank), BBMRI.ERIC (Biobanking and Biomolecular Research Infrastructure – European Research Infrastructure Consortium), ISBER (International Society for Biorepositories and Environmental Repositories) and ESBB (European and Middle Eastern Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking). 

Useful links

Findmyassay.com is a free, simple and user-friendly tool developed by the Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg that helps you identify relevant assays to qualify or annotate your clinical samples and ensure they are suitable for their intended downstream purpose.

HIRUZ biobank strives to inform the general public and raising awareness about biobank-related activities. To accomplish this, we regularly join science communication events and we provide educational material. In 2020, we joined the digital ‘Dag van de wetenschap’. The video explains what happens behind the scenes of our biobank. 

Frequently asked questions from Biobank donors. The document written by the European Cancer Patient Coalition provides answers on frequently asked questions from Biobank donors.