Find a Family Cord Blood Bank
SmartBank compare bank:
SmartBank S.r.l. was the first Italian company to offer cord blood storage, and one of very few companies serving this market that is based in Italy. SmartBank contracts to the BioVault laboratory, the only facility in the UK which is licensed to provide both private storage and public donations for the UK National Health Service.
Cells4Life - Italy compare bank:
Cells4Life stores whole cord blood and cord tissue. We capture more stem cell types than anyone else; those currently known and even those that may yet be discovered. We are also the only UK company whose laboratory is open 24/7, 365 days per year.
Futura Stem Cells compare bank:
Futura Stem Cells is the Italy partner of Smart Cells International. Smart Cells have been safely storing stem cells for families around the world since 2001, and have released stem cells for use in transplants to clinics in Singapore, Germany, USA and London. Smart Cells International holds a HTA license for procurement, processing, import and export and testing and storage of human tissue.
Cord Blood Center - Italy compare bank:
The CORD BLOOD CENTER GROUP operates 4 processing and 8 storage facilities, all licensed under local regulation, in Romania (labs in Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest), Slovak Republic (Eurocord-Slovakia lab), Czech Republic and Austria. Website displays for multiple countries and languages.
Genico compare bank:
Genico is an independent company which owns a private biobank and keeps personal and face to face contacts with mothers through its network of accredited advisors. Company offices and laboratory are located in Ascona and Sementina, Switzerland.
Sorgente+ compare bank:
Sorgente S.r.l. is the exclusive dealer in Italy (since July 2009) of the German cord blood bank Vita 34 AG. Founded in 1997, Vita 34 was the first family cord blood bank in Europe, has stored 80,000 collections by 2011, and is in compliance with GMP, EFI, PEI, and ISO (9001, 13485). Vita 34 is the leading family bank in Europe for number of cord blood therapies from private storage.
Bioscience Institute compare bank:
Bioscience Institute is an independent company which owns a GMP stem cell lab and research center in San Marino. They are well located to provide cord blood banking to parents in Italy. San Marino description here.
Cryo-Save - Italia compare bank:
Cryo-Save is the largest family cord blood bank in Europe. With more than 250.000 samples stored and four fully-owned storage facilities throughout the world, Cryo-Save has over ten years’ experience and state-of-the-art technical know-how, providing the basis for a strong and reliable organization. An ethical approach, scientific professionalism and customer-focused care are the core elements of our daily activities, as we strive to be an active player in life-science development in over 40 countries.
Future Health - Italia compare bank:
Future Health was the UK's first fully accredited private Human Tissue Bank and is licensed to transport biological samples around the world and to store cells and tissues for use by either the donor, the donor's family, or an unrelated person. Future Health serves multiple nations and their website is available in multiple languages.
In Scientia Fides compare bank:
In Scientia Fides operates a GMP class stem cell research laboratory located in San Marino. They are accredited by FACT and ISO 9001, and their contract includes storage for 30 years. They are well located to provide cord blood banking to parents in Italy. San Marino description here.
InnovaStem compare bank:
InnovaStem S.r.l. is the only company in Italy that provides "guarantee of use": if the cord blood is required for autologous use and is not usable, InnovaStem will reimburse the parents their costs plus pay €5000.
Vitafutura compare bank:
Vitafutura S.r.l. - Crioconservazione delle cellule Staminali - Italy affiliate of Stellacure in Germany.