Polish Stem Cells Bank (PBKM)/ FamiCord Group
The Polish Stem Cells Bank (PBKM) is operating on the international market under the brand of FamiCord Group, which was founded in 2002. It is a stem cell bank, engaged in the acquisition, processing and long-term storage of stem cells taken from umbilical cord blood and other fetal tissues on behalf of parents – family banking. The aim of PBKM is to ensure access of the family for stem cells in case of need for therapy. As of 2017 FamiCord has released more than 30 units of cord blood for transplantatation and more than 1000 units of stem cells from other sources. Currently Famicord Group operates directly in Poland, Spain, Turkey, Latvia, Hungary, Romania, Italy and through business partners in Sweden, Ukraine, Serbia and UK .