Liquid Biobank (LBB)

The Liquid Biobank (LBB) is a state-of-the-art  infrastructure for the automated and standardized processing and storage of liquid bio samples. Through the Biobank Services (BBS) researchers can use this infrastructure for the long term storage of their samples in compliance to the human research act. Further, the LBB manages an institutional collection of samples from the patients at the Inselspital that have given their consent to include their biological samples into the biobank.


The LBB was built by the Inselspital to sustainably aid the progression of biomedical research by securing the supply of samples of exceptional quality in regards to international standards.


visiting days

Due to the current situation with COVID-19 there will be no guided tours until further notice.

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Video of the clinical integrated processing of samples


Quality Labels

Compliance with professional standards (e.g. ISO 20387:2018) is essential to perform our daily biobanking activities according to Good Biobanking Practices. After having successfully achieved the Vita and the Norma labels, the biobank bern was awarded with the Optima label which demonstrates compliance with the Swiss Biobanking Platform (SBP) requirements for the implementation of the highest standards of quality assurance measures. The close collaboration with the SBP and the labellisation approach is part of our long-term strategy to provide high-quality samples to the research community.