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upcyte technologies Ethical Statement

Ethical and legal standards governing upcyte technologies human cell products

upcyte technologies is committed and strictly complies with the highest ethical and legal standards for the donation and handling procedures of human cells.

All human cells offered by upcyte technologies are derived from donors who have signed an informed consent form. This donor consent form outlines in detail the purpose of the donation and the procedure for processing the tissue. upcyte technologies is not accepting or using any human cells without signed donor consent documents.

upcyte technologies acts in strict compliance with:

  • The "Tansplantation Law (Transplantationsgesetz)" of Germany in the version of the notification of September 4th, 2007, last amended by the law of July 17th, 2007.
  • The "Genetic Engineering Law (Gentechnikgesetz)" of Germany in the version of the notification December 16th, 2013, last amended by the law of December 9th, 2009.
  • The "Declaration of Helsinki" of the World Medical Association stating ethical guidelines for human medical research.
  • "Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz)" of German to protect the privacy of donors.
  • "The Convention for Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with Regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine: Convention of Human Rights and Biomedicine" of the Council of Europe in the version of April 4th, 1997.

Should you have any questions concerning ethical aspects related to the use of our products, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

upcyte technologies GmbH
Osterfeldstraße 12-14
22529 Hamburg

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