Affiliate Membership

Help promote our vision and mission to ensure safe, ethical, and respectful tissue banking practices.

Who can become an AATB affiliate member

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.

Expectations of AATB affiliate members

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. Through its subsidiaries, South Texas Blood & Tissue, QualTex and GenCure, it supports the development of advanced therapies by providing access to starting materials, testing services, biomanufacturing and clinical trials support.

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BioBridge Global

BIOLOGOS is a full-service manufacturer of standard and custom serum, cell culture media, and reagents, specializing in quick-turn product formulation, manufacturing, and distribution.

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Biologos

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.

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CellBios

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.

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Eurofins Donor & Product Testing

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.

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Freight Services is the leader in fully managed shipping services specializing in Global Medical Education and Research. Immersed in the bio-skills and life science delivery industry, the Specialized Logistics team at FSI knows how to handle and manage the unique challenges associated with shipping whole-body donations, tissues, and medical devices. Maintaining strict adherence to all regulatory guidelines, FSI works quickly to ensure your life science and bio-skills shipments are timely, accurate, and delivered without delay Partnering with the FSI teams means you can ship with confidence for delivery peace of mind.

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Freight Services, Inc.

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.

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Grifols

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.

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LDI Medical focuses on innovative medical products that promote a safer, higher quality level of care for healthcare & deathcare. Explore our full lineup of deathcare products specifically designed to simplify preparation, safeguard employees, and support the high expectations of those working at funeral homes, tissue banks, and coroners’ offices. LDI Medical is part of the LDI Solutions family of companies that protect the environment and human health through innovative material science.
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LDI Medical

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. 

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Medline is a healthcare company that improves the operating performance of healthcare systems and providers by delivering customized solutions for clinical programs, medical supplies, supply chain, and financial solutions. Medline works with both the country’s largest healthcare systems and independent facilities across the continuum of care to provide the clinical and supply chain resources required for long-term financial viability in delivering high-quality care. Medline has an exceedingly strong commitment to the Transplant community, not only by providing high-quality products and logistical solutions to meet the unique needs of this industry but also by creating an internal culture that is focused on “Honoring the Gift”. Medline can invest in its customers for the long term and rapidly respond with customized solutions.

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(NORA) - The Nationwide Organ Recovery Transport Alliance collaborates with OPOs, Transplant Centers, and Tissue Recovery Agencies across the country to offer customized "One-Call solution" for air, ground organ, and tissue transportation. Their focus on efficiency, attention to detail, as well as human and financial considerations, along with the understanding of critical time management and the impact your organization has on the community make NORA an excellent addition to your procurement processes.

NORA utilizes a fleet of state-of-the-art GPS-monitored all-wheel or four-wheel drive-equipped vehicles for team, specimen, and tissue donor transportation. Their vehicles are designed with their transplant partners' identification and branding, as well as digitized QR codes to increase organ, eye, and tissue donation awareness in the local communities in which they operate. 
 
 NORA's nationwide presence is supported by their 24/7/365 dispatch and operations center, manned by a team of trained transportation specialists who are versed in the urgency and time-sensitive nature of all aspects of donation, working collaboratively with our local partners to ensure mission completion to the highest caliber. 

 

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NORA

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.

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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 donated gifts. 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.

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QuickSTAT

SteriTek 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, SteriTek 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, SteriTek has just opened brand new 105,000 sq. ft. high volume E-beam/X-ray facility in Lewisville (Dallas) and construction in progress for new Burlington (Greensboro, NC) facility slated to open early 2025 with plans in development for additional locations.

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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.

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Xiogenix, formerly known as 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.

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Xiogenix

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:

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  • Complimentary Individual Membership for five employees. These individual members are non-voting Affiliate Member Representatives (AMRs).
  • NEW IN 2024! AMRs are eligible to receive complimentary access to the AATB Webinar Series.
  • AMRs can join an AATB council and/or committee(s) to network with other industry leaders and drive change within our industry.
  • NEW IN 2023! 35% discount on purchased job postings through the AATB Job Center.


Arrow 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 NewsBrief 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.
  • NEW IN 2023! 15% discount on all AATB NewsBrief and programmatic advertising.
  • NEW IN 2023! Recognition as an AATB Affiliate Member on paid ads in the AATB NewsBrief.


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  • 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.
  • NEW IN 2024! Access to the 2024 opt-in attendee list approximately two weeks after the event.