With focus on Biobanking for a Healthier World and comprising a wide spectrum of topics around biobanking, including zoo and wildlife biobanking and species preservation, this years’ EBW offers an exciting scientific program as well as various workshops and networking activities. There will be tours to the central Biobank at the university campus and the German cell bank for wildlife at the Fraunhofer EMB biobank. Please see the EBW website http://europebiobankweek.eu/ for more information. Please pay also attention to the registration discounts for ESBB members! If you have any questions regarding EBW, please don’t hesitate to contact the conference organising team at MCI (EBW2019@mci-group.com).