Step 3: Sample request

​You may submit an application for material and data from Helsinki Biobank only after the ethical review (see step 2) has been met with approval.
The application form “Sample Request Form” is found on this page. Please return it along with all appendices to biobank.inquiries(at) Please note that there will be a fee for accessing Helsinki Biobank’s samples and associated data. You may inquire a preliminary estimate of costs after receiving the biobank’s statement of availability.

Researchers from HUS, please note that you must also apply for the normal research permission (using the “tutkijan työpöytä” platform).

General Terms of Access to Helsinki Biobank’s Resources