Celvitae is one of only two family cord blood banks that is fully authorized to process and store cord blood in Spain. Celvitae is the only family cord blood bank in Spain that processes cord blood in a hospital hematology laboratory: Hospital MD Anderson Internacional España in Madrid.
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Founded in 2007, Celvitae is a private cord blood bank licensed by the General Directorate for Regulation and Inspection of the Community of Madrid.
Celvitae is the only family bank in Spain to process samples within a hospital environment and maintain a complete maternal-foetal serum bank.
In 2009, Celvitae signed a strategic partnership agreement with Hospital MD Anderson Internacional España in Madrid, a leading cancer treatment centre in Europe, which ensures that and the world’s only subsidiary of the MD Anderson Center Cancer in Houston, global leader in cancer care.
This collaboration enables Celvitae to promise to process cord blood within 24 hours of collection, guaranteeing a maximum percentage of live cells.
Banco de Células Madre de Sangre de Cordón Umbilical, also known as Celvitae - España, was founded in 2007 and became part of the Crioestaminal group in July 2010.