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Family Bank: Cytothera


A Stemlab, dona da marca Crioestaminal e gestora de um banco de tecido e células estaminais, notificou a Autoridade da Concorrência (AdC) da compra de ativos da empresa Cytothera.

Labs and Locations

Cytothera Laboratory:
Rua Henrique Paiva Couceiro, n.º 27
2704-006 Venda Nova

Business Experience

Cytothera originally belonged 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.

In Dec 2016, Stemlab (doing business as Crioestaminal) announced that they had acquired Cytothera. Crioestaminal has ataken over all assets of Cytothera, including the  equipment used in the processing, storage, quality control and traceability of samples. Other assets acquired are the brand name, domain name and contractual positions in the contracts between Cytothera and customers for cryopreservation services for blood and umbilical cord tissue.

Licensing & Accreditation

Cytothera is accredited under ISO 9001:2008

Address: Rua Henrique Paiva Couceiro 27,2700-453 Venda Nova,Portugal ‎ .
Phone Numbers
+351 214 997 500