• 14th Annual Mtg

    April 24 & 25, 2019

    Information about the ISIA Annual Meeting in Lisbon will be sent soon.  If you wish to register follow Learn More below to the forms. If you have the forms and need to make a credit card payment click the PayPal button.

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  • Important Update

    Taiwan has amended the Quarantine requirements for bovine serum used for technical purposes.  These changes go into effect January 1, 2019.

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  • Geographic Testing

    Oritain and ISIA have teamed up to create an industry wide data-base for the geographic testing of bovine serum to help ensure product integrity in our industry.

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  • ISIA Traceability

    This program developed by ISIA now gives serum users confidence in the integity of the supply chain of that serum.  Only ISIA members are eligible to obtain this important certification trusted world-wide.

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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.

Learn More About ISIA

If you will be near  these venues and would like know more about ISIA, plan to attend the meeting.  

Pharmaceutical Microbiology
London UK - January 21-22, 2019

Viral Safety / BPIWest
Santa Clara  CA - March 11-14, 2019

Viral Safety 
Vienna Austria - April 2-4, 2019

Pharmaceutical Microbiology East Coast Conference - Boston MA - April 10-11, 2019 

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