Biospecimen Sourcing With one of the most extensive biospecimen collection capabilities in the industry, Azenta Life Sciences facilitates interactions between those who need biospecimens and those who have them. We bridge this gap by connecting academia and industry researchers with our unique transparent model which has fostered significant advances in research and rescued countless R&D projects. Want to request or contribute biospecimen? Place a Request ON THIS PAGE » For Biomedical Researchers » For Specimen Contributors » Our Biospecimen Sourcing History » Worldwide Network of Providers » Resources » Related Blog Articles » Related Services For Biomedical Researchers (Who Need Biospecimens) Azenta Life Sciences finds the samples that match your specific requirements to ensure your R&D success. We facilitate access to worldwide academia, hospitals, and clinical sources. No catalogs are needed. Starting with the essential step of identifying your study’s requirements, accessing biospecimens is a process of considering the right sources among varied options that ensure ethical compliance. Choose the right sample Select the right source Ensure ethics and traceability Our Services Retrospective collections: Through our network of partnered academic biobanks, hospitals, and clinical sites, we provide you with access to any type of biospecimen in any disease indication, including biofluids, fresh or frozen tissues, FFPE, CSF, etc. Customized prospective collections: For studies requiring prospective or tailored sample collection, we set up and manage prospective studies at selected clinical sites that have proven superior recruitment capabilities and comply with best-practice standards. Other customized services available. Key Features Team of experts: Ph.D.-level project managers who are experts in biobanking, biospecimen assays, and biomarker development. Proven search strategy: Careful assessment of parameters of your biospecimen and associated data requirements, locating the right sources, discussing biobank options with you, and ensuring samples and associated data arrive at your location. Efficient contractual process: Over 150 leading academic, hospital, and clinical site-based biospecimen providers have entered into a master service agreement (MSA) with Azenta Life Sciences and agreed upon our umbrella material transfer agreement (MTA) template. For Specimen Contributors (Who Have Biospecimens) Azenta Life Sciences helps you leave a solid footprint in biotherapeutics and biomarker development by facilitating interactions with the industry to help you ensure the best possible use of your biospecimen collection and expertise. Traceability & transparency Scientific expertise & credibility Compliance with the highest ethical & QA standards Why Work with Us? Gain visibility for your institution: Promote your collections and capabilities to the pharma industry internationally. Achieve financial sustainability: Contribute to the financing of your biobank’s internal R&D, and support the maintenance and growth of your biorepository. A model based on transparency and traceability of samples: We establish a material transfer agreement (MTA) between the biospecimen provider and the end-user. Join Our Network of Partnered Biospecimen Providers Azenta Life Sciences brings the visibility needed to fulfill our partners’ single most important task — serving the research community by providing high-quality biospecimens to advance scientific research to and benefit patients. As part of our partner services, Azenta will: Make sure its partners are the first to receive new clinical sample requests. Proactively promote its partners' sample collection, capabilities, and scientific expertise to specific groups in the biopharma industry. Promote direct interaction between end-user scientists and biospecimen provider’s experts. Our Biospecimen Sourcing History Use this tool to discover the samples we have previously sourced for other customers. This is not an extensive list of every sample we can get, but rather a list of some of the samples we have found for our customers. Worldwide Network of Biospecimen Providers Azenta Life Sciences has established lasting and trusted partnerships with a worldwide network of academic biobanks, hospitals, and clinical sites specializing in various medical fields. We maintain a proprietary requirements database of over 2,000 providers that can help meet challenging requests. 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