Help promote our vision and mission to ensure safe, ethical, and respectful tissue banking practices.
Who Can Become an Affiliate Member?
AATB affiliate membership is open to any company or organization that shares AATB's vision, but is not eligible for AATB accreditation.
What’s Expected of Affiliate Members?
AATB and affiliate organizations work together to promote and encourage the appropriate practices of tissue banking as stated in the AATB Standards for Tissue Banking.
Current AATB Affiliate Members
BioBridge Global is a nonprofit organization committed to saving and enhancing lives through the healing power of human cells and tissue. BioBridge Global enables advances in the field of regenerative medicine by providing access to a variety of blood products and donated tissue, testing services, and biomanufacturing capabilities.
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. Their primary focus is helping streamline production in a safe, sterile, and efficient manner by providing bio-format presses, biologic cutting dies, and soft and hard tissue processing equipment. They collaborate with leading bioscience industry companies to assess current market needs and requirements and then develop products that deliver new technology and unparalleled performance levels.
BIOLOGOS is an ISO13485:2016 & GMP certified manufacturer and distributor of sterile-filtered sera, reagents, buffers, and cell culture media. Based in the Chicago area, they have over four decades of experience in the animal health, tissue processing, diagnostics, and contract manufacturing spaces. They are committed to providing the highest quality biologics solutions to customers around the world, to support the global advancement of health and wellness.
CellBios is an ISO13485/GMP certified manufacturer of single-use consumables that are widely used in the biotech and medical industries. Their innovative products are collaboratively developed by a team of scientists, chemists and engineers to meet the needs of the most demanding processes used to produce cutting-edge therapeutics. With a strong focus on supporting cell, gene, tissue and regenerative therapies, they offer a range of products designed to optimize tissue processing and cryopreservation. They can rapidly provide custom products and solutions to the unique problems faced by our scientist partners who endeavor to create the medicines of the future.
ECL2/Q-Pulse is the US provider of Q-Pulse, a highly configurable Quality Management Software. Multi-Module integration (Documents, CA/PA, Audits, Assets, Suppliers, Customers.)
Eurofins Donor & Product Testing 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 their 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, They offer high complexity pre-processing, in-process and final product USP microbiology and immunogenetic HLA testing. Eurofins Donor & Product Testing 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.
Exsurco Medical engineers high precision products for both the healthcare and tissue bank professionals. Their products allow these professionals to work with ease, efficiency, and compassion. They 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. Their 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. They 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.
Quality care improves life for everyone. Our mission to improve the health and well-being of people
around the world is achieved by thinking beyond the box to advance transfusion medicine. Challenging the status quo with high-quality, automated, and sensitive testing solutions that drive laboratory productivity. Designing solutions and services that empower the highest standards of care, enabling our customers to spend time where it’s needed most - safely matching patients and donors.
As one of the fastest-growing packaging companies in 2021, Instant Systems continues its 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. Instant Systems offers unparalleled and complete customer support, offering concept development, testing/validation, kitting/sterilization, and inventory management/distribution services.
JRF Ortho specializes in providing orthopedic surgeons with the highest viability, most widely available cartilage solutions in the industry, helping patients regain movement and improve their quality of life. Their approach maximizes tissue safety and availability for elective procedures. Through innovation and commitment to clinical results and positive outcomes, JRF Ortho is redefining the standard for allograft joint repair and maximizing the gift of donation.
Lifecycle Biotechnologies is a global manufacturer of aqueous reagents, chemicals, and medias for leading pharmaceutical, biologics, diagnostics, cellular agriculture, and cell and tissue-based product manufacturers. Lifecycle’s brand DIFFUMAX® is a line of ready-to-use sterile reagents designed with your needs and quality standards in mind. Inventoried out of our Texas FDA site registered location for immediate availability, this product line is designed to reduce the client procurement process typically associated with these types of reagents which means product is in stock and ready to ship when you need it.
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, IL, the company offers 350,000+ 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.
Ossium Health is recovering and cryopreserving bone marrow from deceased organ and tissue donors to build the first global bone marrow bank. This bank will fulfill unmet demand for thousands of conventional bone marrow transplants for cancer therapies every year as well as allow organ transplant recipients to lead healthy lives without immunosuppression. To maximize the gift and match with as many patients as possible, Ossium is always looking for new OPO and recovery agency partners.
Whether being sent out for research or 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, QuickSTAT understands the challenges of delivering these life-saving and life-enhancing shipments. That's why they assess all aspects of your specific shipping needs, from the appropriate packaging and temperature requirements to optimized routing to meet your deadlines. They 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 is available 24/7/365 to support your worldwide critical shipping needs.
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.
Steri-Tek is a high-volume E-beam/X-ray contract sterilizer and R&D innovation center serving the medical device, biotech, tissue product, pharmaceutical, and other industries. Particularly with sensitive materials, Steri-Tek has developed a proprietary system for optimizing E-beam/X-Ray sterilization of drugs/biologics, allograft/xenograft tissue product, combination device, and other complex products. With a flagship location in Fremont, CA, Steri-Tek is currently building a brand new 100,000 sq. ft. high volume E-beam/X-ray facility in Lewisville (Dallas) slated to open March 2022 with plans in development for additional locations.
Specializing in door-to-door transportation of live research animals, human and animal tissues, organ transplants, and pharmaceuticals. They are staffed with transportation experts in the animal, airline, and tissue fields. Same-day and next-day transport options are available. They will work with you to make sure you can continue your important business with the most minimal transport cost possible.
Vanguard Supply Chain Solutions is a dynamic partner focused on providing biosecure supply chain services to the life sciences community. Vanguard specializes in providing site-to-site preclinical model, equipment, and anatomical specimen shipments. Vanguard is built on the philosophy that supply chain processes are improved by leveraging the power of data and technology combined with a relentless pursuit of excellence. Vanguard’s extensive national infrastructure and cutting-edge technology enables them to provide real time shipment tracking, pre/post trip reports and a host of other services. Vanguard quickly adapts to everchanging supply chain conditions to ensure the successful delivery of your products everytime.
Affiliate Member Benefits
As an affiliate member, you'll enjoy engagement opportunities and access to AATB leadership and members, year-round visibility and brand awareness, and discounts and opportunities strictly for Affiliate Members.
All AATB affiliate members receive a diverse range of year-round benefits and recognition, including:
Engagement and Access
- Complimentary Individual Membership for five employees. These individual members are non-voting Affiliate Member Representatives (AMRs).
- AMRs are eligible to receive the member rate on registrations for AATB-hosted webinars.
- AMRs can join an AATB council and/or committee(s) to network with other industry leaders and drive change within our industry.
Visibility and Brand Awareness
- Presence on the AATB website (www.aatb.org), including company name, link to company website, and 100-word company description on the AATB affiliate membership page for the duration of your membership.
- New affiliate member announcement in AATB News Brief email newsletter (one time).
- Periodic recognition on AATB social media.
- Opportunity to promote and leverage affiliation with AATB by displaying an AATB Affiliate Membership logo on your website and in your email signature.
AATB Annual Meeting
- AMRs are eligible to receive the member rate on registrations for the AATB Annual Meeting.
- Eligible to receive priority registration and a discounted rate on meeting sponsorship opportunities.
- Eligible to receive priority registration and a discounted rate on exhibit space.
- Affiliate member recognition on signage in a high-traffic area of the host hotel.