Accreditation Statistics

As of June 3, 2024

Cellular Therapy Entities

  • Accredited: 262
  • Applicants: 30

Cord Blood Banks

  • Accredited: 48
  • Applicants: 10

 

Initial Accreditations

  • Cord Blood Bank University Hospital Basel Cord Blood Collection (Fixed and Non-Fixed sites), Banking, and Release for Administration of Unrelated and Related Donations
  • Cord Blood Bank Geneva Cord Blood Collection (Fixed, Non-Fixed sites), Banking, and Release for Administration of Unrelated and Related Donations

     

A complete list of accredited organizations can be found at https://accredited.factglobal.org/.

Spotlight on Workforce Development Events Hosted by FACT Principal Members

Posted in :: 2024 Volume 1 :: Friday, January 26th, 2024

Workforce development is a critical need to fill the growing demand for cellular therapy, and the following are two events aimed to train up new professionals.

ASTCT Clinical Research Training Course Applications Open
July 10-13, 2024 in Park City, UT

Apply today to take part in the ASTCT Clinical Research Training Course (CRTC). This four-day program is specifically designed for fellow and junior faculty to advance research protocols. Scholars will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with expert faculty and statisticians through formal presentations, extensive follow-up dialogue and small-group discussion.

Twelve scholars will be selected for this exclusive training course, which has led to academic and career growth for past participants. Applications close March 15, 2024.

Learn more about the curriculum and eligibility requirements on the ASTCT website.

 

ISCT & CMaT Hands-On Laboratory Boot Camp for Cell Therapy Biomanufacturing
April 29-May 3, 2024 at Georgia Institute of Technology

This five-day, hands-on training covers techniques central to cell and gene therapy manufacturing, including aseptic cell culture, small- to large-scale cell manufacturing, product characterization, cell banking and documentation using GLP/GMP-like best practices.

Gain practical knowledge on:

  • The key steps to initiate, maintain, and expand cells in culture.
  • Downstream processes such as harvesting and cryopreservation.
  • How to perform sterility testing and cell product assessments.
  • How to apply GLP and GMP guidelines to document cell products.

Learn more about the course and how to register on the ISCT website. Registration is due March 29, 2024. Discounted rates are available for students and academia. Inquire at Raymond@ISCTGlobal.org.