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AATB affiliate membership is open to any manufacturer, supplier, shipping, packaging, laboratory, or storing organization that shares AATB's vision and mission, but is not eligible for AATB accreditation.

Want to join us in our vision and mission? Learn more about becoming an affiliate member today.


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Biocut Systems is an engineering leader for the bioscience industry specializing in regenerative medicine and is committed to honoring and maximizing the donated gift of life. Our main focus is to help streamline production in a safe, sterile and efficient manner by providing bio-format presses, biologic cutting dies, and soft and hard tissue processing equipment. We collaborate with leading bioscience industry companies to assess current market needs and requirements, then develop products that deliver new technology and unparalleled levels of performance.


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BIOLOGOS is an ISO13485:2016 & GMP certified manufacturer and distributor of sterile-filtered sera, reagents, and cell culture media. Based in the Chicago area, they have over four decades of experience servicing industry leaders in the tissue processing, animal health vaccine, and pharmaceutical space, and are committed to providing the highest quality solutions & resources to support global advancement of health & wellness.


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ECL2/Q-Pulse - U.S. provider of Q-Pulse, a highly configurable Quality Management Software. Multi-Module integration (Documents, CA/PA, Audits, Assets, Suppliers, Customers.)


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From Innovation, Hope: Exsurco engineers high precision products for both the healthcare and tissue bank professional.

Our products allow these professionals to work with ease, efficiency and compassion. We are dedicated to working together with this community of professionals who are advancing the healing power of skin to patients who need it the most.

Our mission is to redefine excision science across the continuum of care through delivery and advancements in clinical solutions, strategic healthcare partnerships, and strong customer knowledge. We are committed to improving patient lives and outcomes by advancing innovation, product development, and the marketing of medical devices for healthcare professionals in the surgical and tissue bank markets.



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As one of the fastest-growing packaging companies in 2020, Instant Systems continues their decades-long tradition of providing high-quality packaging systems designed to solve the challenges facing the Human Tissue Banking and Cell Therapy markets today. Using the widest range of materials, manufacturing technologies, and sterilization methods, Instant Systems provides the most trusted packaging systems for an entire range of HCT/Ps. Offering concept development, testing/validation, kitting/sterilization, and inventory management/distribution services, Instant Systems offers unparalleled and complete customer support.


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Medline is a global manufacturer and distributor serving the healthcare industry with medical supplies and clinical solutions that help customers achieve both clinical and financial success. Headquartered in Northfield, Ill., the company offers 550,000 medical devices and support services through more than 1,400 direct sales representatives who are dedicated points of contact for customers across the continuum of care. Medline's leading products include kitting, custom surgical procedure trays, medical/surgical products and head-to-toe PPE. We are looking at a partnership for life. For more information on Medline, go to www.medline.com/science.


Ossium HealthTM is recovering and cryopreserving bone marrow from deceased organ and tissue donors to build the first global bone marrow bank. This bank will meet unmet needs in conventional bone marrow transplants for cancer therapies as well as improve the transplantation of other organs and limbs.


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QualTex Laboratories is a full service laboratory that screens millions of donor specimens for infectious agents each year for blood and tissue banks, plasma centers and biotechnology companies locally and across the globe.

QualTex is FDA & ISO registered, CLIA certified and is an approved/accredited testing facility by multiple companies and health ministries worldwide.


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Whether being sent out for research or to be used as allografts such as skin and bone grafts, heart valves or corneal grafts – human tissue shipments will vary greatly in size, weight and temperature sensitivity. Working with key tissue processors and recovery organizations, Quick understands the challenges of delivering these life-saving and life-enhancing shipments. That's why we assess all aspects of your specific shipping needs, from the appropriate packaging and temperature requirements to optimized routing to meet your deadlines. We set up a comprehensive, detailed logistics operating procedure in advance to ensure the safety and integrity of every tissue shipment.  A medical desk supported by healthcare logistics experts with the longest tenure in the industry are available 24/7/365 to support your worldwide critical shipping needs.


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ShipCritical/Airways Freight provides door-to-door transportation of anatomical specimens, medical equipment, and events shipments. Their Anatomical & Events Logistics teams are specifically trained to handle the unique sensitivities and circumstances that arise for these types of shipments. Their team is available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to perform and accomplish your worldwide logistics needs and goals.


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Specializing in door-to-door transportation of live research animals, human and animal tissues, organ transplants and pharmaceuticals. We are staffed with transportation experts in the animal, airline and tissue fields. Same-day and next-day transport options are available. We will work with you to make sure you can continue your important business with the most minimal transport cost possible.


VRL Eurofins

VRL Eurofins is committed to servicing the transplant community with multiple regional high complexity testing laboratories. Each laboratory is focused and equipped to perform donor eligibility testing for both STAT and routine testing, utilizing state-of-the-art technology with FDA-licensed test kits and reagents. All of our laboratories are staffed with a dedicated and professional team of laboratory technologists and support staff. Additionally, each laboratory is equipped with multiple and redundant systems, to ensure the timely delivery of test results. In addition to donor eligibility testing, we offer high complexity pre-processing, in-process and final product USP microbiology and immunogenetic HLA testing. VRL Eurofins maintains the highest quality standards including the following licenses and registrations: CLIA, FDA 21CFR 1271, German Health Authority, Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration GMP, and state licenses where required.

Becoming an Affiliate Member

Discounts and Benefits

  • Five complimentary individual memberships that will have access to members-only areas of the AATB website and portal, discussion forums, documents, membership and organization directories, and more (these individual members are classified as non-voting individual affiliate members). (Valued at $1,125)

  • AATB individual discounted membership pricing for AATB registered events and programs. (Average savings of $300 per event per person)

  • Extra discounts for AATB Annual Meeting and QDEW (Potential savings up to $1,500)

  • Listing of your company name, company description, and banner button on the AATB website. (Approximate value $500)

  • Your company name listed on select signage and printed at the AATB Annual Meeting. (Approximate value $800)

  • The opportunity to promote and leverage your affiliation with AATB by displaying an AATB Affiliate Membership banner button on your website.

  • Priority booth registration, one week before it's released to last year's exhibitors.

  • 1 additional complimentary booth badge with purchase of booth.

  • Additional exhibitor booth/sponsor badges for Affiliate Members. ($100 less than non-Affiliate Members)

  • Booth Discount (Approximate value $750)

  • Sponsorship Discount (Approximate value $500)

  • Affiliate Members with an Annual or QDEW booth/sponsorship have the ability to send 1 announcement through our push notification features on our AATB Events app, up to 20 word max and one (1) per day. (Approximate value $500)


The cost of AATB affiliate membership is $5,000 per year. (Proration not applicable.)

Expectations and Responsibility

AATB and the Affiliate organization will work together to achieve the following:

  • Promote and encourage the appropriate practices of tissue banking as stated in the AATB Standards for Tissue Banking, and encourage the performance and dissemination of research and evaluation relating to the effective use of the Standards in order to improve the overall quality of tissue banking nationwide.

Interested in becoming an affiliate member? Contact Julie Bly, Director of Membership Engagement & Marketing.