Cell&Co works on your behalf, respecting the values of the sector (quality, security and traceability) and those of its founders: client satisfaction, innovation and concern for the environment. One notable consequence of our commitment to these values is high quality service, enabling us for example to be the only biobank to insure your samples, throughout their life cycle, for up to €1 million.

Commitment to our sector


  • Respect of GMP, GLP, GDP and BPR recommendations
  • Activity certified ISO 9001 and NF S 96-900
  • Qualification and mapping (NF X 15-140) of all storage equipment
  • Annual inspection of temperature sensors


  • Controlled entry, anti-intrusion system, video surveillance, generator
  • Automatic gaseous fire suppression system and backup air handling unit
  • Backup storage equipment
  • 24/7 APSAD P3 certified remote surveillance of temperature-monitoring and intrusion systems

Traceability and confidentiality

  • FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliant temperature-monitoring and sample-tracking systems
  • Non-invasive labelling of each sample with a unique identifier: barcode or Data Matrix code
  • Offsite servers at the IBO data centre, accredited to host health data

Commitment to our clients

Convenience and simplicity

  • Manage your collections yourself via our secure website
  • Transport kits for packaging and transporting your samples, designed to meet your needs, are assembled and delivered to your sites

Flexibility and speed

  • Possibility of splitting storage between different sites
  • Commitment to process your samples within 24 hours
  • Possibility of having dedicated equipment or space

Commitment to society and the environment

Energy-efficient equipment and technology

  • Air handling unit (AHU) using glycol/water rather than gas, because the gases used are harmful to the environment
  • The AHU’s "free cooling" system (using outdoor air) enables energy savings of up to 70% compared with a conventional air conditioning system.
  • Work and storage areas are built entirely with insulated panels

Environmentally friendly suppliers and partners

  • RoHS (Directive 2002/95/EC) compliant storage equipment from Panasonic, guaranteed CFC-free and HFC-free
  • The printer that supplies our printed media is IMPRIM’VERT (Green Print) marked and FSC and PEFC certified
  • Our servers are hosted within the first energy-efficient data centre in Auvergne: IBO