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Saxon-Chinese stem cell bank set up

On the first day of the trade mission led by environment minister Thomas Schmidt, Vita 34 AG from Leipzig has signed an important agreement in the Northern Chinese city of Yinchuan. Vita 34 is going to collaborate with the Chinese company AVIC Biology in the research on clinical studies related to drug licensing in China and Europe. The agreement was signed in the presence of Mayor Baichun Guo at the town hall of Yinchuan in the evening.

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150,000 stem cell deposits at Vita 34

Vita 34 in Leipzig celebrates the 150000th stem cell storage and the 20th company anniversary with an international expert symposium on the application of stem cells in children. With 150,000 stem cell deposits from 29 countries in Europe and worldwide as well as 30 applications, Vita 34 is the largest and most experienced stem cell bank in the German-speaking countries.

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German stem cell bank leading in storage technology

The European Patent Office has granted the stem cell bank Vita 34 the patent on the processing and cryo-preservation of umbilical cord tissue and the contained cells. It concerns a procedure of disinfecting, preparing, preserving, and isolating cells from umbilical cord tissue. The patent emphasizes the company’s leading position and is an impor-tant basis of future medicine. Stem cells from umbilical cord tissue will play an important role in the individual treatment of many cartilage and joint diseases, in growing new tissue for re-generative medicine and even in growing new functioning organs.

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Leading innovator Vita 34 expands business

Vita 34 and the Chinese technology company AVIC Biology plan to set up a stem cell bank in Yinchuan together according to German quality standards. The CEO of Vita 34 AG, Dr André Gerth, and the CEO of AVIC Biology, Wang Hualin, have signed the corresponding cooperation treaty. Vita 34 AG, the most experienced and largest stem cell bank in the German-speaking countries and second-largest cord blood bank in Europe, con-tinues to expand internationally. In the province of Ningxia, Vita 34 starts a collaboration with the Chinese technology company AVIC Biology Co., Ltd.

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Successful stem cell transplant thanks to Vita 34 Sibling Initiative

This week, a very special intern started working for Vita 34 – 16-year old Jan Hömme. Jan and Arne (11 years) are brothers who have something very special in common. To fight his blood disease, Jan was transplanted the stem cells prepared from the umbilical cord of his younger brother. The Vita 34 Sibling Initiative made this successful stem cell therapy possible.

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The new VitaMine&Yours

With Vita 34, parents-to-be can donate stem cells to the public and set up a stem cell deposit for their own child’s future at the same time. With the new product VitaMine&Yours, the com-pany is the first stem cell bank to offer the possibility of combining both – the safety of indi-vidual healthcare precaution and […]

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Vita 34 launches new website

Vita 34 AG, pioneer among the private cord blood banks in Europe and the largest stem cell bank in the German-speaking countries, presents its new online presence revised in design and content this week. The relaunch of the website expresses the new significance of online communication to Vita 34 and makes the high quality standards of the company regarding content and technology visually perceivable to the public.

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Vita 34 wins innovation award TOP 100

This Friday is the 23rd time that the TOP 100 recognizes the most innovative small and medium-sized businesses in Germany. Vita 34 AG is part of the innovative elite and receives the Top Innovator Award from the hands of Ranga Yogeshwar, who mentors the innovation competition. Previously, the biotech company from Leipzig had successfully passed […]

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Vita 34 stem cell experts publish results for the year 2015

Leipzig, 3/23/2016 Vita 34, the largest private stem cell bank in the German-speaking countries, looks back on an extremely successful business year 2015 and continues its success story of the previous years. The biotech enterprise from Leipzig performed strongly, further expanded its broad presence in Europe by strategic takeovers and intensification of distribution partnerships and […]

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The best Christmas gift of the year

Leipzig, 1/6/2016 Christmas 2015 was really special to one little Spanish girl and will be remembered fondly forever by her and her family. The five-year old, who is affected with neuroblastoma, was transplanted her stem cells that were stored at Vita 34 beforehand within the scope of therapeutic treatment, so that the little girl could […]

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New multi-million Euro business in China initiated

Leipzig, 10/ 20/2015 Bergmann AG from Penig and Vita 34 AG from Leipzig together with a Chinese partner are going to apply for the installation and operation of 600 clarification plants in Ezhou (province of Wuhan). During a trade mission of the Saxon State Minister of the Environment and Agriculture Thomas Schmidt, Dr. André Gerth, […]

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