European Bank for induced pluripotent Stem Cells

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name European Bank for induced pluripotent Stem Cells
Abbreviated name EBiSC
Owner/Developer Innovative Medicines Initiative
Abbreviated owner IMI
Country United Kingdom
Languages English
Description EBiSC is designed to address the increasing demand by iPSC researchers for quality-controlled, disease-relevant research grade iPSC lines, data and cell services. Its goal is to demonstrate an operational banking and distribution service of iPSC lines after 3 years and to establish subsequently for Europe a centralised, not-for-profit bank providing all qualified users with access to scalable, cost-efficient and customised products.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Research Program/Project/Grant
Sub categories EU Program
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Researchers, Industry
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction
Purpose Method development, Fundamental studies, Documentation and information
Technology/Tools Stem cells