taking care of life-giving
umbilical cord cells

taking care of


umbilical cord cells

As you prepare to welcome new life, thank you for considering Biovault Family to take care of your baby’s life-giving umbilical stem cells. We promise you the expertise of biologists, the security of a vault and the shelter of a family.

What's different about Biovault Family?

Above all, we are ethical. As parents and scientists we understand what it means to take care of cells that could save your child’s life. We put the wellbeing of people before profit and use our expertise and experience to contribute to next generation medical innovations. Working on a daily basis with NHS transplant nurses, we aspire to make newborn stem cell storage accessible to every family.


Proven success

Processing, storing and releasing cord blood since 2004.


NHS partnership

Releasing stem cells for NHS transplants every week.


Highly accredited

Actively seeking out the highest global standards.


UK-based Lab

Equipped with today’s most advanced cellular technology.

inexpensive cord blood banking

No annual fees option

Upfront, honest and Escrow protected.


Insurance plan available

Making overseas stem cell therapy affordable.

Our products

  • Family

    Biovault Family offers personalised cord blood processing and storage, with an additional phlebotomist service available should you require it. We are committed to doing everything we possibly can to help the parents who bank with us, whatever the future holds.

    For Non-Identical twins Biovault Family offers a 25% discount off the total price.
  • Family Plus

    Biovault Family offers cord blood and tissue storage for parents who want to bank their babies’ stem cell-rich umbilical tissue as well as cord blood.  We are committed to doing everything we possibly can to help and offer an additional phlebotomist service should you require it.

    For Non-Identical twins Biovault Family offers a 25% discount off the total price.

How it works


Order your kit

Choose your product, order online and create your account with some basic information. We’ll be glad to help with any questions. Your kit will then arrive within 3 days. Express shipping is available.


Welcome new life

Contact us when you go into labour. Your kit contains everything needed for your cord blood and/or tissue collection. We organise your courier so you can focus on your new baby.


Protect your future

We’ll let you know your stem cell count and viability before storing your samples for your chosen period. Stay up-to-date with stem cells news of our website and if you ever need us, don’t hesitate to call.

Your stories

Our inspiration.  First person accounts from some of the incredible families who store umbilical cells with us. Discover some of the many reasons mums and dads choose to preserve their new baby’s stem cells and what this protection means to them.


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My personal dashboard

  • Access your account securely online at any time
  • Follow your pregnancy from a unique cellular point of view
  • Keep on eye on your fees and storage terms
  • Discover scientific advances and medical breakthroughs
  • Get information on what developments mean for your family

Cutting-edge laboratory

Based in the UK, in Plymouth’s International Medical and Technology Park

Affiliated with The University of Plymouth and University College London

NHS South West Peninsula Transplant Service Tissue Bank

Certified to the rigorous standards of the Human Tissue Authority (HTA), International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO 13485),  American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) and the National External Quality Assessment Service (NEQAS)

Member of the Cord Blood Association

The only UK bank accredited by the industry gold standard: The Joint Accreditation Committee ISCT and & EBMT (JACIE) 

Protected against any major incident by cutting-edge security and monitoring systems

Open to visitors by appointment

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Cord blood processing and storage for families. Choose a 25 year storage period, annual storage and reduced fees for twins.

Family Plus

Cord blood and tissue storage for families wishing to store stem cell-rich umbilical tissue as well as cord blood.