About

We are getting your cells home safely

Cellbox Solutions is a young technology company situated in Northern Germany that focuses on innovative logistic solutions for the global BioMed industry. The product, a portable CO2 incubator provides a safe environment for the transport of living cells and biological structures under laboratory conditions. The initial idea to develop a portable CO2 incubator was born at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Marine Biotechnology and Cell Technology (EMB) in Lübeck. Back then, the scientists were facing a well-known challenge: they had to transport slices of cardiomyocytes and were in need of a suitable transport device that would allow them to ship the cells under optimal conditions, e.g. at 37° and 5% CO2. A few years went by before Prof. Dr. Kathrin Adlkofer joined the Fraunhofer EMB and quickly realised the potential impact that such an incubator could have on

global cell logistics. A team of dedicated engineers and biologists was assembled and a new development project was created; from idea to marketable product – Cellbox. Within 18 months the first prototype of the Cellbox was developed and ready for intensive trials. Today, the focus is on our Cellbox customers. We aim to find solutions to each and every cell transport challenge. We put strong emphasis on honest feedback, to continuously improve and provide the best customer experience possible. The development and assembly of our products were carried out in close collaboration with the Fraunhofer EMB and financially supported by the European Union – European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Federal Government and Land Schleswig-Holstein.

2017
2018
2019
2020

READY TO REVOLUTIONISE

Cellbox logo with nine cells

Cellbox Solutions was founded

In 2017, Cellbox Solutions was founded. Anticipating the potential impact of the concept, Prof. Dr. Kathrin Adlkofer initiated the project to develop a market-ready product.

BETTER FLY YOUR CELLS

Rendering of Cellbox CDI

First prototype of Cellbox® Flight CDI was launched

The Cellbox Flight CDI is designed to serve the increasing number of consortia, business relationships and networks operating across countries and continents that require CO2 conditioned shipping devices designed for long-haul international flights. This version of the Cellbox uses dry ice as the CO2 source and was awarded an international flight allowance in compliance with IATA regulations.

STAY GROUNDED!

Rendering of Cellbox CD

First prototype of Cellbox® Ground CD was launched

Engineered to serve as a ground transport device on the road, by rail or by sea, the Cellbox Ground CD is equipped with a disposable CO2 cartridge and can maintain a 5% CO2 environment for up to 72 hours.

FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT

The best is yet to come

We work hard to constantly feed our innovation pipeline. Stay tuned for the launch of new Cellbox Solutions ideas!

Team

phone

Wolfgang Kintzel

CEO

phone
Kathrin Adlkofer is smiling friendly Kathrin Adlkofer is laughing lustily

Prof. Dr. Kathrin Adlkofer

COO and Founder

phone

Dr. Herbert Müller-Hartmann

CTO

phone

Gisèle Deblandre

CSO

phone

Ulf Gembrys

Head of Quality

phone
Robin Sieg is smiling friendly Robin Sieg is looking puzzled with glasses in his hand

Robin Sieg

Global Product Manager Cellbox

phone
Corné Swart is smiling friendly Corné Swart is blinking his eyes

Dr. Corné Swart

Executive Director Business Development and Global Sales

phone

Simon Myrbäck

Business Development Manager

phone

Omoleye Coker

Business Development Manager

phone

Stephanie Dennison

Director of Business Development, US

phone

Willem Müller

Research and Development Engineer

phone

Pirmin Fuchs

Marketing Director

phone

Jennifer Vosteen

Head of Brand and Design

Joana Pielsticker

Designer

phone

Katrin Uhlenbrock

Finance

phone

Viktor Dioszegi

Logistics Manager

phone

Meike Wohltmann

Assistant

Elizabeth Marshall

Business Development Associate, Central US

New Talents

...apply now!

Events

09.03.2022 - 09.03.2022 - Germany

LAB SUPPLY 2022

The regional german trade fair for instrumental analysis, laboratory technology, laboratory equipment, laboratory accessories, laboratory supplies, laboratory equipment, biotechnology and life science. Do you want to obtain comprehensive and specialist information about the latest technologies in the laboratory sector? Do you want to establish new contacts? Then LAB-SUPPLY is the right place for you. - Join us at our booth at all LAB-SUPPLY fairs .

Read More
29.03.2022 - 30.03.2022 - The Kings Center, Oxford, United Kingdom

ELRIG RESEARCH & INNOVATION 2022

The 2022 ELRIG Research & Innovation conference will discuss how cutting edge science continues to be identified and explore how emerging technologies will enable this science to be translated into successful therapeutics. One of our dedicated employees will be there, presenting the Cellbox.

Read More

Register now for Cellbox Newsletter: