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  • Join the ISIA and Make a Global Impact!

    Join the International Serum Industry Association (ISIA) to help us make a more positive impact on the things that matter.
    By becoming part of the ISIA community and actively participating in the association's initiatives, you can help shape the future through promoting industry standards, educational initiatives and driving positive change. Together, we can shape the future of animal serum and its applications for the betterment of society and human health.
    Nothing works like serum!

    Click here to learn more!

  • Byproducts of

    FBS serves as a critical component in cell culture media, providing the essential nutrients, growth factors, hormones, and proteins necessary for the growth and maintenance of cells in laboratories. Its balanced composition creates an optimal environment for the survival, proliferation, and study of various cell types, enabling researchers to advance our understanding of diseases, develop therapies, and conduct experiments. Applications include vaccine development, biopharmaceuticals, and biomedical research.
    So, the next time you come across FBS being utilized in scientific breakthroughs, remember the invaluable contributions of this remarkable byproduct.

    Click here to see the full list of byproducts!

  • FREE Educational Module   Viral Inactivation

    Join us on October 25th at 1pm EST for the International Serum Industry Association (ISIA) session "Viral Inactivation: Gamma Irradiation or Heat Inactivation?"
    Have you wondered about the best way to inactivate viruses? Are you intrigued by the fascinating world of serum processing and viral inactivation techniques? Do you want to gain insights into the critical choices between gamma irradiation and heat inactivation of animal serum? Then mark your calendars for the next ISIA Educational Module!
    Save the date, invite your colleagues, and get ready to explore the world of viral inactivation with ISIA on October 18th at 1pm EST. See you there!

    Click here to Register!


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.

The ISIA Mission


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.

Safety and Safe Use

Our primary focus will continue to be on safety and safe use of serum and animal derived products through proper origin traceability, and truth in labeling, and appropriate standardization and oversight.


We will work to educate stakeholders on the scientific foundation of the safe use of serum and animal derived products.

Why Get ISIA Traceability Certification?

Dr. Rosemary Versteegen explains in this video.

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