Smart Cells (SC) is the UK's first private bank for cord blood and cord tissue storage. It is licensed by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and it has been operating since 2000. Now part of FamiCord Group, the largest cord blood bank in Europe and the third largest cord blood bank in the world with more than 700,000 cord blood collections globally.
Smart Cells has now released more samples for clinical use than any other private storage company in the UK with a 100 per cent success rate. These have been used by patients all around the world to treat a range of conditions including Cerebral Palsy, Thalassemia, Leukaemia, and HSV Encephalitis.
Leading the way by using state of the art technology, Smart Cells is the most innovative company in the field. Smart Cells only uses its own laboratories for processing using Biosafe Sepax equipment for automated volume reduction of cord blood as this is the preferred method for all public banks in the United Kingdom and around the world. Smart Cells is located near Heathrow airport in London, with 12 other laboratories in Europe. Moreover, SC has the best credit score rating when compared to other banks in the UK.