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Cost

The current charges for using the Cambridge BioResource are outlined below:

  • Cambridge BRC Principal Investigators: the costs associated with courier and volunteer expenses (e) only will apply.
  • Non-Cambridge BRC Principal Investigators: an enrolment fee (b), a screen failure fee (d), and costs associated with courier and volunteer expenses (e) will apply where relevant.
  • Private Commercial Institutions: an initial setup study fee (a), an enrolment fee (b), an existing sample fee (c), a screen failure fee (d), and costs associated with courier and volunteer expenses (e) will apply where relevant.

 

 

Item

2015

2016

2017

 

a

 

Set-up fee (primary local BioResource)

£5000

£6000

£6000

Set-up fee (for each subsequent local BioResource)

-

£2000

£2000

 

 

b

 

 

Saliva sample

£100

£120

£120

Blood sample (per visit)

£150

£180

£180

Enrolled volunteer (per visit for anything other than a blood sample)

£300-£500

£360-£600

£360-£600

c

Existing plasma/serum sample*

-

£12

£12

d

Screen failure fee

£150

£180

£180

e

Costs associated with sample shipping and volunteer expenses (including all travel & parking costs)

As applicable

As applicable

As applicable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Existing samples may only be requested for the purpose of screening with the intention of volunteer recall

Costs associated with sample processing will be agreed on a case-by-case basis.

NB: The above fees are exclusive of VAT which is payable in addition, if applicable.

The above fees will be reviewed on an annual basis.