BioLink is intended for investigators who wish to network their biobanks using IT systems. This harmonisation of the IT systems will result in the sharing of data so as to address well-defined, scientific questions. BioLink is open to all research domains. The biobanks are either already existing biobanks or biobanks that are being or will be created.
Three and a half million Swiss francs have been allocated to the 2016 call with the intention of supporting 4 to 6 projects. A subsequent call, endowed with a similar budget, will be launched in 2018.