Located in the heart of Portugal’s center region, in close proximity to two renowned universities (University of Coimbra and University of Aveiro), Biocant is a home to roughly 40% of Portugal’s Biotech companies. This innovative ecosystem allows established and start-up companies to share infrastructure and resources, while offering state-of-the art services within the campus.



Crioestaminal, Iberia’s first private cord bank and Portugal’s largest, is Exogenus’ partner for umbilical cord blood processing and storage. With nearly 20 years of experience, Crioestaminal has provided a life-line for children in need of cord blood transplants. Located in Biocant, in close proximity to Exogenus Therapeutics, Crioestaminal is one of the banks in FamiCord Group, the largest cord blood bank in Europe and fifth largest worldwide.

The Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC) is a scientific institute that aims to foster biomedical research and multidisciplinary graduate teaching. As an institute of the University of Coimbra, this center aims to bridge basic research to biotechnological advances, by partnering with the pharmaceutical industry and medical community. Their key location allows the training of human resources in an industrial setting, while facilitating technology transfer.


Partner Hospitals

Exogenus Therapeutics has an established network of Portuguese hospitals for umbilical cord blood collection. Our team wishes to acknowledge all medical and non-medical personnel involved in making these donations a reality. Special thanks to all donors for their kind contribution.


Hospital de Braga

Centro Hospitalar Póvoa de Varzim – Vila do Conde

Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra

Centro Hospitalar Médio Tejo