Fingenious® – A digital gateway to Finnish biobanks and biomedical research

Published 9 January 2019
Technology platform Biomarkers

The Fingenious® digital service is managed by the Finnish Biobank Cooperative (FINBB) andallows researchers to perform a quick sample and data query by browsing biobank collections and to reach all public biobanks in Finland with one feasibility request. Fingenious® is built to serve academic and industry researchers and to advance medical research globally.

The Fingenious® Feasibility tool allows a researcher to reach all public biobanks with one feasibility request, while the Fingenious® Access tool allows for submission of an access request to all hospital biobanks. The progress of the application can be monitored in real time and a cost estimate of the project is provided during the feasibility and access request processes. Harmonized processes and forms ensure quick and easy start for research.

The Fingenious® service is available at and on the websites of FINBB ( and partner biobanks.

Fingenious® in brief:

‐          All Finnish public biobanks can be reached with one application

‐          Fingenious® facilitates faster and easier study planning and promotes medical research globally.

‐          Fingenious® enhances Finland’s competitiveness as a research environment.


Marco Hautalahti, CEO of FINBB:, + 358 40 049 3613