Newcastle Biobanks


Storage Services

The Central Biobank, within the Medical School, offers a variety of storage solutions to ensure sample integrity

Cryostorage services are available for both internal and external users.  We keep all samples under the Human Tissue Act and Data Protection Act. We track all samples using Achiever Medical Systems sample tracking software.  We are regularly audited to ensure we operate effectively and follow regulations.
All our equipment is serviced and well-maintained, with good health and safety procedures in place Our cryostorage facility can store samples at -20⁰C, -80⁰C and -150⁰C.  Freezer units are all maintained under an annual service and maintenance contract, provided by a UKAS accredited engineer

Storage Quotes and Agreements

To request an estimate for Biobank storage, complete our storage quotation form.

You must complete:

  • your details
  • information about your project 
  • samples to be entered

once completed by both parties, this form becomes our storage agreement.