NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Netherlands government has granted €22.5 million ($33.6 million) to a consortium of health research groups to establish a biobanking infrastructure that will integrate and enrich existing clinical samples and data, Leiden University Medical Center said today.

The Grant from the Dutch Ministry of Education, through the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, will create the Dutch hub of the European Biobanking and BioMolecular Research Infrastructure (BBMRI-NL).

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