the IGTP-HUGTP Biobank is authorized by the Ministry of Health of the Generalitat (Autonomous Government of Catalonia) and registered with the National Biobank Register of the Instituto Carlos III (referencia B.0000643).

The Biobank has its own internal regulations and a Biosecurity Plan.  It is part of the National Network of Biobanks and applies the best practices published by this organization.

Samples can be provided to the scientific community.  Requests for samples must provide proof of the need for the biological materials requested and must guarantee that best practices will be upheld regarding science and ethics.