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ISIA 2016 11th Annual Meeting

May 18 & 19, 2016

Barcelona, Spain

Please download & read over the 2016 ISIA AGM Invitation for complete details.

Then download the necessary forms below, fill out, and email to Julia Hoffmann at

AGM Invitation
AGM Draft Agenda
AGM Attendee Registration
AGM Dinner Reservation
AGM Payment Form
AGM Hotel Reservation



Dr. Rosemary Versteegen explains in this video.
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ISIA Response to Suddeutsche Zeitung Article


International Serum Industry Association

Members of the International Serum industry Association are collectors, processors and users of animal serum and animal derived products. These products are used extensively in the growth of cells in culture for research and in the production of diagnostic kits, vaccines and biotherapeutic molecules.

Mission Statement

ISIA shall establish, promote and assure compliance with uncompromised standards of excellence and ethics in the business practices of the global animal serum and animal derived products supply industry. Our primary focus will be on safety and safe use of serum and animal derived products through proper origin, traceability, truth in labeling and appropriate standardization and oversight

In the News

Click here to read the ISIA position with regard to the PAA/ GE Healthcare product hold

Click here to see the growing list of ISIA Traceability Certified Companies.

Click here to read a recent independent publication on why traceability and country of origin matter

Click here to learn how ISIA can help your company


Newly uploaded to the member section!

Version Two of the Guidance Document for the implementation of Regulation Nos (EC) 1069/2011, (EU) 142/2011 and (EU) 294/2013 is now available under the New Regulations tab.

Regulation (EU) No 294/2013 is also available

'EMA/CHMP/BWP/457920/2012 rev 1: Guideline on the use of bovine serum in the manufacture of human biological medicinal products

The newly revised Traceability Audit checklist and associated documents are available under the Traceability tab.

Presentations from the ISIA 10th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX - May 13 & 14.