Thermo Fisher Scientific supports #EBW20. Interview with Mark Stevenson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mark Stevenson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific discusses how the company is playing an important part supporting customers with testing, vaccine and therapies with regards to COVID-19, but also how we move forward by collaborating and working together.

Mark discusses how biobanks play a critical role in conducting life science research enabling a wonderful resource, and how Thermo Fisher Scientific is engaged with European biobanks at this present time. Given examples are two new antibody tests where biobanks played a crucial role in providing COVID-19 positive samples and associated clinical data. Other examples are the FinnGen research project which combines genomics and health record data to understand disease mechanisms, and how Thermo Fisher Scientific will support customers with cancer research with the importance of biobanks being highly significant in this process.