Arctic Biobank - material request and use of data
Biological samples and relating data collected before 2013 in Northern Finland Birth Cohorts – Research program for health and wellbeing can be requested from Arctic Biobank.
Material request process
Material requests directly to Arctic Biobank can be done with the process described on this www-page. Note that Arctic Biobank is now available also via Fingenious® service.
Material request process to Arctic Biobank includes the following phases:
- Research plan
- Material request
- Scientific evaluation and decision
- Material transfer agreement
- Data and sample compilation and delivery from Arctic Biobank
- Data and sample analyses
- Progress report from the project
- Return of samples and results to Arctic Biobank
- Final report from the project
During the project activities
Research projects using Arctic Biobank material are requested to provide progress and final reports as agreed in the Material transfer agreement (MTA). Use the template:
If any changes and deviates for the original research plan and signed MTA occurs, the project is required the provide information to Arctic Biobank. Depending on the changes, updated research plan may be required.