An Ongoing Project

ASEAN Biobank Feasibility Study

Funding Agency

ASEAN Secretariat / GPP Canada


Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM)

Kind of Service

Implementation Partner and Fund Management

Project Description

Employing a Feasibility Study as a tool for Establishing a Regional Biobank of High Risk Biological Agents and Emerging Dangerous Pathogens

The project seeks to improve biobanking of high risk pathogens while recognizing the right for security and health, without compromising legal, social, ethical and/or ethnic boundaries.

Implementing Organizations / Country : Philippines and Singapore



Determine the feasibility of establishing a regional biobank facility for high risk and emerging dangerous pathogens.

The project will be implemented between August 2021 to July 2022.