FACT-NetCord Accredited Cord Blood Banks
DKMS Cord Blood Bank is subsidiary of DKMS (Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei, or German Bone Marrow Donor Center). The DKMS Cord Blood Bank is the only public cord blood bank that is active Germany-wide.
Erlangen Cord Blood Bank is part oft he Department of Transfusion Medicine and Hemostaseology at Erlangen University Hospital (aka Universitätsklinikum Erlangen).
Deutsche Stammzellspenderdatei Nabelschnurblut (German stem cell donor umbilical cord blood) also called "DSSD" is located in Institut für Transfusionsmedizin und Immunologie, Mannheim.
José Carreras Cord Blood Bank is housed within the University Medical Center of Duesseldorf, under the direction of Prof. Gesine Koegler.
Vita 34 was the first private umbilical cord blood bank in Europe and has the most experience in Europe releasing family cord blood units for therapy. The VitaMine&Yours program gives parents who qualify the option to have their cord blood typed and listed on a registry for patients who need matching transplants.