Providing Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) for the French community is part of our mission to promote and assist MSC-based cell therapy in a safe and efficient
EcellFrance has 5 production facilities located in Toulouse, Grenoble, Créteil, Clamart and Besançon. They belong to 2 public institutions: The EFS (Etablissment Français du sang) and the CTSA (Centre de transfusion sanguine des armées). The MSC produced are used as advanced therapy medicinal product (ATMP) for national and European clinical trials, and for preclinical studies.
Cells are used both, within ECellFrance teams for internal programs, and, by external academics and industrials upon request through an application form.
The MSC are of two different tissue sources:
• Human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BMSC)
• Human adipose-derived stem cells (ASC)
Key MSC production offering is summarized below: