Current sample resources of Finnish biobanks
A large amount of old sample collections from governmental research institutions, universities and hospitals have been transferred to biobanks. New collections due research projects and hospital routine will increase the volume even further. The sample collections of Finnish biobanks will be the largest in Europe. In the figure, below, are represented the current sample resources of Finnish Biobanks (in 2017).
Figure. The number of study participants per sample types /analyses of Finnish Biobanks in 2017.