On May 17th, 2018, AReSS (Strategic Regional Agency for Health and Social) will organize a meeting in Bari in order to discuss the current scenario and the future perspectives of the Biobanks in the Apulia region. The event intends to highlight the importance of the research infrastructures in the management and use of the Biobanks, by presenting the National Network of Biobanks of BBMRI (Biobanking and Biomolecular resources Research Infrastructure) Italian node. Some practical examples of infrastructures and, in particular, the system of the research infrastructures in Campania will be presented.
This event will represent a further occasion for EPTRI to present its activities at regional level and arise awareness on the importance of its role in promoting the paediatric research, also in the local framework. Adriana Ceci, President of Gianni Benzi Foundation, and Donato Bonifazi, Chief Executive Officer of Consorzio per Valutazioni Biologiche e Farmacologiche, in fact, will participate to the event to present the new Infrastructure and explain the advantages that the integration of EPTRI in the local framework could provide.