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World's largest sperm bank moves to UCF area

Cryos International moves facilities from New York City to Orlando

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The world's largest international sperm bank is relocating its U.S. facilities to Orlando, near the University of Central Florida.

Cryos International is moving its facilities and inventory from New York City to the Central Florida Research Park near UCF, according to a news release.

Officials said the new location is an "ideal location to conduct research and accumulate new donors," adding that the relocation is a reflection of the company's increasing growth and heightened international presence.

"The Metro Orlando area has expanded in recent years to become a thriving biomedical community, rich in research facilities and laboratories. Along with a growing job market, Orlando is experiencing great expansions in medical research with governmental support at city and county levels," the company said in a statement.  "Cryos will contribute to this growth, merging partnerships with the area's best hospitals, specialists and medical professionals."

The bank's opening is scheduled for April 6, but donor candidates can begin the application process now at the company's website

Cryos offers those in need of third-party insemination an interactive, online database with donors' vital information and physical details, some of which include photographs, voice recordings and more, according to the company.