The new Swedish biobank act strengthens cooperation within life science in Sweden

A new biobank act comes into force on July 1, 2023. Mark Divers is the director of KI Biobank, for pre-analytical handling, storage, and distribution of human biological samples for research at Karolinska Institutet. Here he explains why a biobank law is needed, what changes the new act brings, and how it strengthens Sweden as a life science nation.