BBMRI-NL makes biomaterials, images and data from research retrievable, accessible and exchangeable for research on the prevention and treatment of diseases in compliance with ethical, legal and privacy demands and active participation of donors.

BBMRI-NL, EATRIS-NL, and DTL/ELIXIR-NL have jointly embarked on a common roadmap for a collective Personalized Medicine & Health Research Infrastructure in The Netherlands: Health-RI.

Health-RI consolidates their activities into one platform, which:

    • will function as common portal
    • will provide shared services
    • will act as the collective voice


Organizational Structure
BBMRI-NL operational structure consisting of 5 Scientific and 1 Management Work Packages with multi-level linking and integration.

The daily board of BBMRI-NL is headed by the two scientific leaders, Cisca Wijmenga and Gerrit Meijer, and the program manager Tieneke Schaaij-Visser.

The Scientific Executive Committee is formed by the workpackage leaders of BBMRI-NL

The BBMRI-NL node activities in the European BBMRI-ERIC are coordinated by Gert-Jan van Ommen, Aad van der Lugt and Folkert van Kemenade.


Academic Medical Center
Erasmus Medical Center
Leiden University Medical Center
Maastricht University Medical Center+
Radboud University Medical Center
University Medical Center Utrecht
University Medical Center Groningen
Netherlands Cancer Institute
University of Groningen
VU University Medical Center
VU University Amsterdam
Parelsnoer Institute
Netherlands Heart Institute
Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences
Legal Pathways
The Hyve