Ouvrez les yeux sur les cellules et tissus humains – le don en Belgique / Open je ogen voor menselijke cellen en weefsels – donatie in België.

Nowadays, organ donation, everyone heard about is. The General Assembly of the Superior Health Council of Belgium want to bring cell and tissue donation into the spotlight on May 30, 2018.… R... read more

Public consultation finds EU legislation tissues and cells

The open public consultation evaluating the EU legal frameworks on blood, tissues and cells has found that that the majority of the respondents, who included both individual citizens and various groups, such as professional societies, donor and patient organisations and national authorities, consider that the legislation had made blood, tissues and cells safer in the EU.

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BVWB-ABBT Spring Symposium: Innovative Tissue and Cell Therapies

The Belgian Association of Tissue and Cell Banks invite you on their 2018 spring symposium on May 17, 2018 in Ghent. We have invited several Belgian top scientists to present their recent work on innovative tissue and cell therapies.


13h00 – 13h30: Doors
13h30 – 14h15: 3-dimensional osteogenic graft for bone t... read more

New Royal Decree on Biobanks

The new Royal Decree on biobanks regarding the procurement and use of human substances for scientific research has published  on February 5, 2018. The regulation enters into force on November 1, 2018. Establishments   already storing human substances for scientific research before February 5, 2018 have to submit their declaration as biobank before May 2019.

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Summary of the blood, tissue and cell stakeholder event

The European Commission has published a summary report of the stakeholder event held on 20th september 2017 in Brussels.

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EU GMP guidelines specific to ATMP

The European Commission has published the guidelines on good manufacturing practice specific to ATMP. Other documents developing GMP requirements for medicinal products which are contained in Volume 4 are no longer applicable to ATMPs, unless specific reference thereto is made in these guidelines.

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