Our Sponsors



Gold SIM Cellular Science LLC, founded in 1995, is a global cell technology company, focusing on intelligent cell science solutions and the development and production of automated equipment, reagents, consumables for cryogenic cell medicine, cell therapy and stem cells. Gold SIM is a global leader in total solutions for cell therapy research and automated intelligent cell factories. Gold SIM has become one of the world’s three largest vapor-phase liquid nitrogen tank manufacturers, and has R&D facilities, factories and branches in Miami, Dusseldorf, and Beijing and Tianjin in China. Leading technology and stable performance are the core competitiveness of Gold SIM!


The EC & ML Foundation

The EC & ML Foundation innovates and funds projects in cryobiology and cryomedicine.


Tissue Testing Technologies, LLC

T3LLC is a contract research organization focused on development of storage and transport methods for cells, tissues and organs as well as our own products. Our first research product is GMP Unisol® Solution for hypothermic transport of living biomaterials. Our next product focus is DMSO-free preservation formulations for freezing of human cell-based therapies including iPSC-derived cells, mesenchymal stem cells, T cells, NK cells and CAR T cells. Further down the product pipeline are next generation hypothermic preservation solutions and ice-free cryopreservation formulations for research and clinical applications.


21st Century Medicine

21st Century Medicine is a cryobiological discovery company dedicated to solving the most difficult problems in applied cryobiology, including the vitrification of cells, tissues, and whole mammalian organs. It has successfully preserved a variety of embryonic and stem cells, oocytes, human pancreatic islets, liver, kidney, and brain slices, human tissue, engineered skin, human and porcine cartilage, human corneas, and even an entire rabbit kidney. The company sells its two patented ice blockers, Supercool-X1000 and Supercool-Z1000, a variety of vitrification solutions and vitrification solution concentrates, and high sub-TG isothermal storage systems.

Biolife Solutions

BioLife Solutions is a leading supplier of class-defining bioproduction tools and services for the cell and gene therapy and broader biopharma markets. Our tools portfolio includes our proprietary CryoStor® and HypoThermosol® biopreservation media for shipping and storage, the ThawSTAR® family of automated, water-free thawing products, evo® cold chain management system,  high capacity cryogenic storage freezers, Stirling Ultracold mechanical freezers, SciSafe biologic storage services, and Sexton Biotechnologies cell processing tools.  For more information, please visit www.biolifesolutions.comwww.scisafe.comwww.stirlingultracold.com, or www.sextonbio.com.


PanTHERA CryoSolutions

PanTHERA CryoSolutions is a Canadian corporation that designs and manufactures cryopreservation solutions for cells, tissues and organs for research and clinical markets. Our patented ice recrystallization inhibitor (IRI) technology exceeds competitors’ products by providing superior cryopreservation and increasing post-thaw cell recovery and function for our customers. The technology enables the use of less costly storage and transportation systems limiting liquid nitrogen use for some cell therapy applications.

Sylvatica Biotech Inc.

Sylvatica Biotech are pleased to sponsor the plenary session David Pegg: In Memoriam

Sylvatica’s mission is to improve human health by leveraging nature-inspired biostasis strategies augmented with the best bioengineering to produce lasting gains in health, vitality and longevity. Our focus is the application of these technologies to improve liver preservation for transplantation and other applications in biomedicine.For more background on the need we are working to address check out this paper, nature.com/articles/nbt.3889.pdf with authors including several of our cofounders and scientific advisors, as well as our website at www.sylvaticabio.com.