Membership

The benefits of membership include

  • voting rights & opportunity to nominate and/or stand for EATB Board positions
  • reduced fees & opportunity to apply for awards at Annual Congress
  • forum for networking at workshops & roundtables
  • membership directory
  • may apply for scholarships & funds for training
  • access to Congress abstracts & workshop/roundtable presentations
  • access to Journal "Cell & Tissue Banking"

New Applications for membership will give website access but not be fully activated (i.e. no voting rights) until approval from EATB Board has been returned.

 

Membership categories

There are different categories of EATB membership:

Active members:

  • Active individual members
    …shall undertake the major part of their work in a public tissue or cell bank or procurement organization, not-for-profit according to WHO guiding principles
  • Active institutional member

… open to institutions involved in non-for profit tissue and cell banking or procurement organization activities. An Institute will be able to register up to 5 individuals. Each of these 5 individuals has full membership rights

  • Sister Association member

…open to members of other legally registered national or international organizations or institutions of individuals undertaking the major part of their work in a public, non-for profit tissue or cell bank or procurement organization. Not-for-profit according to WHO guiding principles.

  • Honorary member

limited to those of great eminence who have made major contributions to tissue and cell banking

Active Members have the following duties:

  • Support the objectives of the EATB
  • comply with payments of Annual Subscriptions fee
  • Adhere to the Articles of the EATB
  • Attend at least one out of three consecutive Congresses of the association
  • Inform the EATB Board of changes in circumstances which may affect their membership status within two months after change
  • Confirm or change personal, organization and contact details within two months after change

Active members have the following rights:

  • Vote, nominate and stand for Board positions
  • Attend meetings of EATB with reduced EATB member fee
  • Provide supporting declarations for new members
  • Participate in Committees as determined by the Board or at the request of General Meeting

Associate members:

Associate Members shall be individual or institutional members undertaking the major part of their work in the tissue or cell banking or procurement and does not fulfill requirements of active membership (see EATB bylaws 4.2.2) as well as individuals or institutions involved in clinical application of tissues and cells or interested in tissue and cell banking activities.

  • Associate individual member
  • Associate institutional member

Associate Members have the following duties:

  • Support the objectives of the EATB
  • comply with payments of Annual Subscriptions fee
  • Adhere to the Articles of the EATB
  • Attend at least one out of three consecutive Congresses of the association
  • Inform the EATB Board of changes in circumstances which may affect their membership status within two months after change
  • Confirm or change personal, organization and contact details within two months after change.

Associate members have the following rights:

  • Attend meetings of EATB with reduced EATB member fee
  • Participate in Committees as determined by the Board or at the request of General Meeting

How to apply/ process of application

  • apply online
  • receive immediate membership website access
  • Full membership benefits will then be subject to approval from EATCB Board.
  • reply from administrative office on acceptance (may take several months)
  • receive membership certificate
  • link to online application form