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Unique Aspects of Cord Blood Banking in the UK

For expectant parents looking for a cord blood bank in any country, we would urge them to look at experience, accreditations, financial security and ethics when making a choice of family bank.

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Plymouth-based medical company helps raise awareness of the life saving importance of cord blood

World-wide, July is recognised as Cord Blood Awareness Month Umbilical cord blood is an extremely valuable biological material that saves lives. Nevertheless, not all future parents and even healthcare workers know about the value of umbilical cord blood and the possibility of its storage. World-wide, July is recognised as Cord Blood Awareness Month, and Plymouth-based […]

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The Power List 2020 includes Professor Qasim Rafiq with whom Biovault is collaborating on two research projects

As the Medicine Maker states in its Power List, “2020 has proven to be a challenging year for humanity,” but at Biovault we are so pleased to be rising to the challenge with our collaborator from University College London’s Biochemical Engineering Department, Associate Professor Qasim Rafiq. Qasim was “humbled and honoured to be named as […]

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An update from Biovault

Our team at Biovault Family are giving the best support possible as we settle in to the ‘new normal.’ As lockdown continues in the UK, the Biovault team are settling into the “new normal” of life at a social distance. We are fortunate that the South West of England, where Biovault is based, continues to […]

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Biovault Family Contributes to Plymouth’s Mayflower Forest

A mindful legacy for the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrim Fathers’ pioneering voyage to America Plymouth is still something of a frontier town. Bordered by Dartmoor to the North and East, the only thing South and West of Biovault Family’s home city is the Atlantic Ocean and America.  Plymouth is proud of its maritime history […]

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Innovation, creativity and collaboration: Building a Health Startup in a weekend

Biovault’s CEO Kate Sneddon is set to judge Techstars Startup Weekend in Plymouth. Here’s why entrepreneurship in Health & Wellbeing matters Beginning on Friday, April 26 – 28, 2019 Techstars Startup Weekend Plymouth will take place at the beautiful Royal William Yard. Techstars Startup weekend provides a place to look for a team, create a […]

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Biovault Family CEO Wins Venus Inspirational Woman in STEMM Award

Kate Sneddon received the award at Venus’s glamorous Grand Ceremony for her work with umbilical cord stem cells Winners of the Devon & Cornwall 2019 Venus Awards were announced at a Grand Ceremony and Gala Dinner at the St Mellion International Resort, Plymouth on 29th March 2019. The Venus Awards – dubbed by Channel 4 […]

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Biovault CEO Kate Sneddon takes her place amongst 400Women in STEM

In 2016-17 just 25% of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) graduates were women, a statistic that Biovault has turned on its head. At Biovault however, our Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Medical Director and a large proportion of the our scientists, administrators and advisors are also women. “It wasn’t deliberate,” says CEO, Kate, “they […]

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Biovault Scientist Receives Prestigious Award for Umbilical Cord Blood Research

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 awarded Shaun Mansfield an Industrial Fellowship for project to improve cord stem cell yield Shaun Mansfield, Biovault Technical Ltd and UCL Ph.D. Academic, was awarded an Industrial Fellowship by The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 for his project: Improving stem cell yield from umbilical cord […]

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