Find a Family Cord Blood Bank
Bebé Vida compare bank:
Bebé Vida was founded in 2004, starting the storage activity in 2005. In 2011, Bebe Vida was authorized by the Portuguese Ministry of Health to offer banking of cord blood stem cells. During 2012 they launched the service of mesenchymal stem cell cryopreservation from umbilical cord matrix/tissue. Bebé Vida is accredited by ISO 9001.
Bioteca compare bank:
Bioteca - Preservação de Células estaminais, SA, was founded in 2005. It was the first company to develop a collection kit registered by National Authority of Medicines and Health Products (INFARMED) in Portugal. It was the first company to install a stem cell bank facility in Portugal. Nowadays have more than 23 000 units of cord blood stored. Bioteca is accredited under ISO 9001.
Criobaby compare bank:
Criobaby is the Portugal affiliate of Cryo-Save, the largest family cord blood bank in Europe. Criobaby uses the laboratory of Bioteca in Portugal.
Cytothera compare bank:
Cytothera belongs to Medinfar group which is a Portuguese pharmaceutical company founded in 1970. Cytothera was the first Portuguese company to offer the storage of mesenchymal stem cells from umbilical cord tissue in Portugal. The processing facilities in Cytothera were designed and build according to the GMP guidelines for sterile products manufacturing. Cytothera is accredited under ISO 9001:2008.
Future Health - Portugal 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.
Stemlab dba Crioestaminal compare bank:
Crioestaminal, Ciências Para a Vida, SA, was founded in 2003 as the first cord blood bank in Portugal. During more than 10 years of operation they have stored more than 50 000 samples and released 7 samples for 12 transplants. In 2011 the company also started to store the umbilical cord tissue mesenchymal stem cells. Crioestaminal cord blood bank has been accredited by the international standards AABB and ISO 9001:2000.