Biorepository & archiving solutions

Our biorepository services protect your vital research assets with consolidated storage in a network of secure facilities.

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How we take care of your critical research assets

How Biorepository Services from Avantor® Works

When you decide to store research-critical assets with Avantor®, we take comprehensive measures to help ensure your irreplaceable biospecimens are secure.

Customized and dedicated service

Avantor Clinical Services’ expertise in biorepository and archiving services spans more than 40 years. We provide secure and compliant storage of critical assets to regulatory quality and audit standards, with complete data management and sample retrieval to help ensure the validity of your essential research assets.

Our onsite team of experts manages every stage of the process, including automated tracking. We have more than 3 million cubic feet (85,000 cubic meters) of GxP compliant storage unit space throughout the United States and Europe. That gives us the scale and flexibility needed to manage biorepository and archiving requirements globally through all preclinical and clinical trials.

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Safe transportation to storage facilities

We coordinate cold chain logistics to transport your assets according to their specific requirements. We carefully inspect and index your samples and track and trace every movement in real-time, from receipt to processing.

Qualified and expert monitored storage

Your assets are stored in ideal conditions in our qualified, purpose-built, state-of-the-art facilities that meet the strictest standards. Our team is trained to monitor your assets expertly. Our Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) maintain extensive quality-control measures to help ensure regulatory compliance.

At each global storage facility, we apply layers of backups and redundancies to ensure all your assets remain safely stored, even during a power failure or more severe disruption. Our GLP and IATA-trained experts are dedicated to meeting your specific needs.

The safe return of your irreplaceable assets

When you need to retrieve your assets, experts at Avantor coordinate cold chain logistics to meet your specific requirements. We continue to monitor, track and trace your assets in real-time.

Our consistent care means your biorepository assets are safely returned. Our expert team has cared for more than 100 million samples for over 40 years and has never failed to return a sample.

Why You Should Choose Avantor for Your Research Asset and Biological Sample Storage Needs

Clinical research assets are the foundation of reproducible results and investigational outcomes that power scientific discovery and innovation. Our biorepository and archiving services meet your essential requirements so you can dedicate more time and resources to commercially valuable lab work.

Sample logistics

Avantor offers 24-hour, on-demand sample retrieval and reliable, efficient logistics expertise.

Material indexing and management

Our proprietary material management system gives instant digital access to your indexed assets. That lets you efficiently manage your complete inventory, submit work requests, and generate standard or custom reports.

Lifecycle management

Our sample management strategies help ensure high-quality care of your research samples through shipping, storage, and their ultimate disposal.

Ensuring Clinical Research and Outcomes

Choosing the best biorepository and archiving services partner for your needs is more critical than ever because of intensifying pressure to increase efficiency and expedite discovery in clinical trials.

When you partner with Avantor, your research scientists and clinical trial managers can be confident that our asset logging and management monitoring system helps ensure that your samples and other materials are stored in optimal conditions that preserve sample integrity and can be quickly retrieved on demand.

Securing Clinical Research Assets for Now and the Future

Our on-site Clinical Services teams expertly manage Avantor’s purpose-built asset storage facilities. They oversee the shipping, tracking, storage, and integrity of your vital research materials at a superior standard of care. That’s why we’ve been entrusted with more than 100 million samples to date – and never failed to return one.

We don’t just store; we take care.

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