OUR MISSION

Professional, medical-grade biopreservation
From Switzerland to the world

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  • RESEARCH
    EBF collaborates with leading research institutes to continuously improve biopreservation techniques - from protocols and vitrification agents to storage.
  • FOCUS & OUTREACH
    EBF provides professional biostasis using state-of-the-art technology based on latest research and medical practice, in a low-risk location considering 23 factors.
  • ABOUT US
    Get to know the Trustees and Board Members of the European Biostasis Foundation or meet them in Basel, Zurich or Berlin.
  • BECOME A BENEFACTOR
    Support an unparalleled initiative! All donations are tax-exempt, donations from outside of Switzerland are accepted via Transnational Giving Europe.
RESEARCH
EBF collaborates with leading research institutes to continuously improve biopreservation techniques – from protocols and vitrification agents to storage.
FOCUS & OUTREACH
EBF provides professional biostasis using state-of-the-art technology based on latest research and medical practice, in a low-risk location considering 23 factors.
ABOUT US
Get to know the Trustees and Board Members of the European Biostasis Foundation or meet them in Basel, Zurich or Berlin.
BECOME A BENEFACTOR
Support an unparalleled initiative! All donations are tax-exempt, donations from outside of Switzerland are accepted via Transnational Giving Europe.

What is the EBF?

The European Biostasis Foundation is a Basel, Switzerland based foundation dedicated to basic, translational and applied research in the areas of biostasis, cryobiology and biopreservation. The Foundation is focused on state-of-the-art technology and medical practice. Its work is based on a shared mission of preserving life. Its primary goal is to advance research, protecting humans from harm and degradation. 
With its research facility close to Zurich, the EBF funds, conducts and coordinates research projects in Switzerland, Europe and globally.
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From Basel, Switzerland, focussed globally
From Basel, Switzerland, focused globally

Stability by Design

The Foundation is set up with a stable and robust governance based on transparency and redundancy and is designed to persist for centuries to come. It is located in Switzerland – one of the most stable and liberal countries globally, both economically and socially – making it the ideal choice. 

The Foundation is steered by the Board of Trustees with six members with backgrounds in business, science, medicine and technology.
The Board is advised by an Advisory Board and Scientific Council.