Your European bioservice provider

Your European bioservice provider

A certified biobanking infrastructure

A certified biobanking infrastructure

Supporting Luxembourg biomedical research

Supporting Luxembourg biomedical research

  • 18/06/2018 improving research quality

    Luxembourg, 18 June 2018 – IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) announces the launch of, a new [...] READ MORE
  • 04/06/2018

    2017 Annual Report – IBBL confirms its sustained growth

    Luxembourg, 4 June 2018 – IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) is pleased to publish today its 2017 [...] READ MORE
  • 29/05/2018

    PROMISE project kick-off: preventing Type 2 Diabetes through microbes

    The EU-funded PROMISE project kicked off on May 7th 2018, marking the start of the 36-month concerted [...] READ MORE
  • 23/05/2018

    Launch of the 2018 Biospecimen Proficiency Testing Programme at [...]

    IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) is pleased to announce the opening of registration for the 2018 edition [...] READ MORE
  • 04/05/2018

    Identifying a biobank’s areas for improvement with the ISBER [...]

    Understanding the main areas in which biorepositories encounter compliance difficulties is a key step towards the standardisation [...] READ MORE
  • 24/04/2018

    Documenting sample quality: the Standard PREanalytical Code Version 3.0

    Ensuring the traceability and documentation of the preanalytical phase is an important aspect when it comes to [...] READ MORE
  • 11/04/2018

    The SPIDIA4P consortium meets at IBBL

    IBBL (Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg) is pleased to be hosting the SPIDIA4P consortium meeting on April 10th [...] READ MORE
  • 28/03/2018

    Piloting drones for research at the Science Quest

    From February 23rd to 25th 2018, IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) took to drones to illustrate the [...] READ MORE
  • 21/03/2018

    eCatalogue: a revamped digital sample catalogue

    In February 2018, IBBL (Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg) launched eCatalogue, its revamped online sample catalogue enabling quick [...] READ MORE
  • 12/03/2018

    Prevention of type 1 diabetes: IBBL plays a key [...]

    IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) will play a key role in an international clinical trial coordinated by [...] READ MORE
  • 27/02/2018

    ISBER welcomes biospecimen research experts to Luxembourg for the [...]

    Luxembourg – February 27, 2018 – The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) and the [...] READ MORE
  • 12/02/2018

    IBBL confirms its leading role in personalised medicine with [...]

    Codex4SMEs project aims to build networks between academic world and industry.IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) will over [...] READ MORE
  • 20/12/2017

    Biobank on the move

    At the end of November, IBBL (Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg) moved its staff, its equipment and its [...] READ MORE
  • 12/12/2017

    Biospecimen Research Symposium coming to Luxembourg

    As the local host, IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) is pleased to announce that the 2018 European [...] READ MORE
  • 05/12/2017

    Winners of the Pump Prime grant announced at PMC [...]

    For the seventh time, Luxembourg-based researchers and clinicians met yesterday, the 4th December 2017, for the annual [...] READ MORE
  • 23/11/2017

    IBBL participates in €34 million EU project on liver [...]

    IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) is the central biobank for a pioneering EU project that aims to [...] READ MORE
  • 14/11/2017

    Catherine Larue returns as CEO of IBBL

    After almost 2-year interim as CEO of the Luxembourg Institute of Health, Catherine Larue resumes her former [...] READ MORE
  • 10/11/2017

    Science Festival 2017: When our cells go crazy

    What are the cells in our body made of? How can we make these cells visible under [...] READ MORE
  • 02/11/2017

    SPIDIA4P: Another success for IBBL in the EU’s H2020 [...]

    IBBL has joined the ranks of 18 European scientists and industry stakeholders in SPIDIA for Personalised Medicine [...] READ MORE
  • 26/10/2017

    Interview: The challenge of moving a biobank

    By the end of the year 2017, IBBL will have moved its operations to a permanent building [...] READ MORE
  • 29/09/2017

    Multidisciplinary quality assurance and control in oncological trials

    de Balincourt C, Lacombe D, Coens C, den Dulk M, Machiels JP, Weber D, Spahn M, Salgado [...] READ MORE
  • 11/09/2017

    Pillow Fight to support the battle against Parkinson’s disease

    On 2 September, a Giant Public Pillow Fight took place in Luxembourg. While this was fun, it [...] READ MORE
  • 01/09/2017

    Call for biomedical research projects in Luxembourg

    The Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 call for proposals [...] READ MORE
  • 26/08/2017

    Distinct metabolomic signature in cerebrospinal fluid in early parkinson’s [...]

    J. P. Trezzi, S. Galozzi, C. Jaeger, K. Barkovits, K. Brockmann, W. Maetzler, D. Berg, K. Marcus, [...] READ MORE
  • 01/08/2017

    Paving the way for next-generation healthcare

    On 19th June 2017, the Luxembourg biomedical landscape, its efforts and developments, was at the heart of [...] READ MORE
  • 14/07/2017

    Interview: The art of cell culture for Parkinson’s

    Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease, which causes parts of the brain to degenerate. To elucidate the [...] READ MORE
  • 26/06/2017

    Michael J Fox Foundation visits Luxembourg

    Members of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) visited the research facilities of the [...] READ MORE
  • 12/06/2017

    Worldwide students to learn biobanking in Luxembourg

    On June 12, an international group of 13 students from Africa, Asia and Europe found their way [...] READ MORE
  • 06/06/2017

    RNA sequencing and transcriptome arrays analyses show opposing results [...]

    P. V. Nazarov, A. Muller, T. Kaoma, N. Nicot, C. Maximo, P. Birembaut, N. L. Tran, G. [...] READ MORE
  • Keeping an eye on the population’s heart

    Following a nationwide study of the cardio-vascular health of the Luxembourg population, the Luxembourg Institute of Health [...] READ MORE
  • 17/05/2017

    IBBL’s Annual Report Goes Digital

    IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) is pleased to publish today its new digital annual report. “2016 In [...] READ MORE
  • 16/05/2017

    First Microbiology Day in Luxembourg

    On 11 May 2017, the Luxembourg Society for Microbiology (LSfM) held its first national conference at the [...] READ MORE
  • 09/05/2017

    Poster presentations at ISBER 2017 Meeting

    Today marks the launch of the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER)’s Annual Meeting in [...] READ MORE
  • 02/05/2017

    Launch of 2017 Biospecimen Proficiency Testing Programme

    IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) is pleased to officially open registration for the 2017 edition of its [...] READ MORE
  • 20/04/2017

    Towards a personalised treatment of allergies

    The burden of allergies keeps on increasing, with a raising number (2-8%) of affected people in Luxembourg [...] READ MORE
  • 12/04/2017

    United for Parkinson’s

    On April 11, the world celebrated 200 years of Parkinson’s disease research. On this occasion, an exhibition [...] READ MORE
  • 03/04/2017

    Relay for Life 2017

    IBBL showed solidarity with cancer patients at the 12th edition of “Relay for Life“. Organised by the [...] READ MORE
  • 29/03/2017

    Gesture of solidarity from the Rotary

    On March 23 IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) was handed a €1,500 cheque by the Rotary Club [...] READ MORE
  • 20/03/2017

    Interview: The how and why of IBBL’s move to [...]

    IBBL’s story started in 2010, when the first six employees moved in a pre-fabricated building in Luxembourg. [...] READ MORE
  • 03/02/2017

    Together to fight cancer

    The World Cancer Day aims to unite the world’s population in the fight against cancer for at [...] READ MORE
  • 18/01/2017

    An objective tool to test your lab methods

    In the wake of 2017, 94 biobanks and laboratories worldwide received an objective assessment of their performance [...] READ MORE
  • 27/12/2016

    The Personalised Medicine Consortium reveals the winners of its [...]

    On December 9th, the Personalised Medicine Consortium (PMC) announced this year’s winners of its Pump Prime Fund [...] READ MORE
  • 22/12/2016

    IBBL takes center stage in microbial sequencing

    Further to a successful follow-up audit, IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) becomes the first biobank worldwide to [...] READ MORE
  • 24/11/2016

    Interview: How to validate a biomarker

    Earlier this year, IBBL officially launched its new biomarker validation service. In addition to the management’s expertise [...] READ MORE
  • 27/09/2016

    EORTC partners with IBBL to support precision medicine clinical [...]

    EORTC (European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer) and IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) announce [...] READ MORE
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  • 2017 Annual Report – IBBL confirms its sustained growth

    Luxembourg, 4 June 2018 – IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg) is pleased to publish today its 2017 […]


    We provide a Proficiency Testing (PT) programme to laboratories working with biospecimens, including biorepositories, clinical laboratories, research […]


    As a biobank, we host a large collection of well-annotated human biological samples that we make available […]


    As an ISO 9001 (general quality management) certified and ISO 17025 (competence of testing and calibration laboratories) […]


    We are committed to participating in European Research Programmes and are open to collaborations with large multinational […]


    Through the development of an integrated infrastructure with a strong focus on biomedical research we have become […]


    We publish our research results in peer-reviewed journals and present them at international congresses. Please find our latest scientific publications below.

  • IBBL recognised for Crédit d’impôt recherche

    Part of the Luxembourg Institute of Health, IBBL is a recognised partner for any R&D activities in […]


    IBBL is an autonomous institute within the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), a public biomedical research organisation. […]