About the National Cell and Tissue Centre
National Cell and Tissue Centre is an innovative company focused on development and production of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs) and tissue and cell processing in the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) system. National Cell and Tissue Centre develops and produces medicinal products which are based on human cells. All production complies with the applicable laws of the Czech Republic and the European Union.
National Tissue Centre has been established with the aim to become the preferred partner of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic in the field of human cell applications in the treatment of the public, according to the Explanatory Memorandum of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic of May 4, 2009, which is annexed to the Resolution No 617 of the Government of the Czech Republic.
The National Cell and Tissue Centre, the Czech leader in the field of bioimplantology, is a joint venture of the Ministry of Health and a private company, namely, PrimeCell.
Laboratories of the National Cell and Tissue Center were finished in the second half of 2011. Its equipment and range of the services offered make it one of the leading and most top-level sites of the kind worldwide.
The National Cell and Tissue Centre, which has the status of a medical and tissue center and simultaneously that of a pharmaceutical manufacturer, develops new treatment approaches and healthcare materials based on micro-and nanotechnology.
Also the most advanced cord blood bank in the Czech Republic constitutes a part of the National Cell and Tissue Center. In co-operation with selected maternity hospitals in the Czech Republic our Center provides to mothers top-level collection and storage of umbilical cord blood. National Cell and Tissue Centre represents a guarantee of top-level storage of umbilical cord blood for the child’s own need, complying with the highest quality standards. For more information about umbilical cord blood banking offered by the National Cell and Tissue Centre, please visit the Cord Blood Banking section here.
The Center is divided into four departments – the Department of Advanced Therapy, the Cell Therapy Department (also includes the Department for Umbilical Cord Blood), the Department of Tissue therapy and the Material Engineering Department. Each department employs highly-qualified professionals with special training, specific focus and years of experience in the field. Co-operation of individual sections ensures high quality and safety of the final products - tissues, cells, and medicinal products for the field of Advanced Therapy.
„Making the use of one’s own cells is the most natural approach to treatment and quality of life preservation.“
The mission of the National Cell and Tissue Center is to help physicians return patients into their full active life.
The objective of the National Cell and Tissue Centre is to develop and produce medicinal products for Advanced Therapy and provide top quality processing of tissues and cells.