2nd Annual general meeting BVWB-ABBT

You are kindly invited to attend the 2nd annual general meeting of the BVWB-ABBT on November 16th, at the University Hospital of Leuven (see flyer).


13:30 – 14:00 Welcome

14:00 – 14:15 President’s annual report (I. Vanlaere)


10th TRIP Biovigilance Symposium

During this annual recurring symposium, attention is paid to the quality and safety of donated tissues and cells and to current developments in the field of transplantation and donation of human body materials. Due to the jubilee year, the symposium has a more international character and, in particular, invites TRIP to invite Belgian colleagues to attend the meeting. The sympos...

3rd Edition of the Guide to the quality and safety of tissues and cells for human application

The electronic version of this Guide can be downloaded online for free at the EDQM Freepub website (https://register.edqm.eu/freepub). Paper copies will soon be available for purchase at the EDQM Store (http://store.edqm.eu/).

This Guide collates the most up to date information to provide transplant profe...

Public consultation launched on EU blood, tissues and cells legislation

The exercise will be open for 3 months, closing on August 31st. It includes an open public consultation, with a questionnaire for citizens available in all the official languages of the EU, and a targeted consultation, with a questionnaire for administrations, associations and organisations, available in English.

Workshop: Microbiological control in tissue establishments September 14, 2017

Appropriate testing for the presence and growth of microorganisms, training of personnel handling aseptic operating conditions during sampling and selecting the right samples for testing are just some of the factors associated with the management of microbiological control during the manufacturing of tissue and cell grafts.

This interactive workshop encompasses everything tissue bank ope...

Guide to the preparation, use and quality assurance of blood components

The 19th edition of the Guide to the preparation, use and quality assurance of blood components is now available and may be downloaded free of charge.