Onkim, which was established in 2006 at Istanbul Technical University Ayazaga Campus with KOSGEB's support, is a health organization. It is in service subject to The Ministry of Health The Regulations of Cord Blood Banking and General Directorate for Treatment Services.
Onkim, which does cord blood and umbilical cord tissue banking under GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) conditions, is a special firm that supports R&D (Research&Development) studies with Demet Sabancı Çetindoğan’s contributions .
ONKİM is in service in İstanbul Technical University Ayazaga Campus KOSGEB (Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization) Technology Development Center.
Onkim started collecting cord blood after getting certificate from The Ministry of Health- General Directorate for Treatment Services Cord Blood Banking and General Directorate for Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy in 21 December 2008.
Onkim got certificate for “Umbilical Cord Tissue Banking”, “Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) Production from Wharton’s jelly” and “Fibroblast Production from Skin Biopsy” from General Directorate for Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy in 21 November 2014