Why bank with Cryosite?

Cryosite is Australia's most credible cord blood and tissue banking solution.

The Pioneer 

Established in 2002, Cryosite was the first private cord blood bank and the first family cord blood bank in Australia. Now, Cryosite is the first to provide validated patented cord tissue storage.

Certified and Accredited
  • Cryosite have been continually licensed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) since 2002.
  • ​We are the only Australian family cord bank to achieve NATA accreditation (ISO:15189, ISO:17025)

On-site Research

Our research scientists have validated patented methods to safely store your baby’s stem cells today, and provide opportunities for new stem cell products in the future. 

Ongoing Support 

Offering outstanding support today and into the future, the Cryosite Team are with you every step of the journey.

Future Security

Cryosite is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). As the only publicly listed cord blood and tissue bank in the country, Cryosite is the only company that makes its long term financial position always accessible to parents. When storing your child’s stem cells for decades you need to know that the company who stores them will be there when you need them.

Expert Knowledge

Cryosite proudly employs the most experienced stem cell scientists. Our quality assurance, regulatory affairs, cryogenic storage and facility management professionals are the best in the industry.

State Of The Art Laboratories

Designed to meet world's best practice, Cryosite’s laboratories and cryogenic storage facility exceed Australia’s current regulatory requirements.

  • Cryosite is the only Family bank in Australia that processes cord blood in certified clean rooms.
  • Cryosite is the only Family bank in Australia to achieve NATA Accreditation (ISO:17025, ISO: 15189)
  • Cryosite’s laboratories are fully licensed by the TGA for manufacture, storage and release of autologous and allogeneic cord blood stem cells.   

Our laboratories are equipped with:

  • Certified positive pressure Clean Rooms
  • Our Cord Tissue laboratory provide full expansion capability - enabling us to expand your child’s tissue cells and undertake the QC programs required to verify the ongoing viability of stored cord tissue
  • The latest state-of-the-art equipment, including proximity locks, CCTV, environmental monitoring, temperature and active humidity control systems
  • A back-up inventory of all critical equipment.
  • Diesel generators provide automated backup power 24/7.

Immediate Release of Stem Cells
  • Cryosite is licensed to allow the immediate release of your child’s cord blood stem cells to treat any compatible family member. 
  • Because Cryosite have validated patented methods to extract the high value MSC’s from the perivascular region of the umbilical cord prior to storage they are available for immediate final expansion and release if needed in the future.

Unique Tissue Banking methods
  • Cryosite provides parents with more tissue banking options. We extract the high value MSC’s from the perivascular region of the umbilical cord prior to storage to maintain their viability AND also store the remaining cord tissue in case a valid method is developed in the future to use these residual cells.
  • Cryosite do not charge additional fees to store using BOTH methods.
  • We are the only company with patent protected access to the unique stem cell source the highly concentrated perivascular region of the umbilical cord.
  • Cryosite’s utilises validated patented cord tissue methods.
  • Cryosite’s methods are accepted and protected under the following Australian patents:
    1. Progenitor Cells from WJ of Human Umbilical Cord {Patent ref: AU 2004210891}
    2. Viable Cells from Frozen Umbilical Cord Tissue {Patent ref: AU 2006329195}
    3. Immune Privileged and Modulatory Progenitor Cells {Patent ref: AU 2007247725}

Cryosite's Tissue Viability Guarantee

If your baby's cells are not viable, Cryosite will notify you and refund your tissue fees.

By extracting and expanding the MSCs, Cryosite verifies the viability of every cord tissue collected and demonstrates this by providing parents photographic evidence within weeks of birth.