There are four different types of PPTA membership: Global, Regional, Source, and Associate.
Global membership is available to businesses or groups of businesses engaged in the manufacture of plasma protein therapies that meet the following criteria:
Regional membership (i.e., Europe, North America) is available and limited to businesses or groups of businesses engaged in the manufacture of products in two or fewer continents that meet each of the following criteria:
Source Membership is available to organizations engaged in the collecting, manufacturing, processing or distributing of plasma for further manufacture and that adhere to the highest standards of conduct as described in the Code of Ethics.
Associate Membership is available to organizations or groups of organizations providing services to businesses or organizations that qualify for either Global, Regional or Source membership in the Association. Associate members shall not be eligible to vote on Association matters or to hold office as directors or officers of the Association.
For information on how to become a member of PPTA, contact the Membership Services office of PPTA, by calling 202-789-3100 or by emailing email@example.com.
Annapolis, MD (March 22, 2023) -- The Global Executive Board of Directors of the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Anita Brikman as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Association. Anita will officially take up her position on April 17, 2023.Read More
PPTA is proud to announce that registration is now open for the 2023 International Plasma Protein Congress (IPPC) to be held 20-21 June in Lisbon, Portugal.
Registration for the International Plasma Protein Congress (IPPC) includes access to all general sessions, all refreshments, exhibit hall, the Welcome Reception on 19 June, and the Networking Dinner on 20 June (you must be registered for the IPPC in order to attend the reception and dinner). Individuals not registered for the IPPC will be given the opportunity to register on-site or will not be granted access to these events.
On March 6, PPTA supported an excellent and highly successful event at the European Parliament, hosted by the #BrusselsTimes, which explored how the EU #SoHO Regulation might become a framework to encourage Member States to collect more #plasma ! The aim is to achieve strategic autonomy, benefit #donors , and improve access to lifesaving plasma-derived therapies #PDMPs for #raredisease patients.Read More
The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) welcomes the call in the draft report on the European Commission's proposal for a Regulation on the Standards of quality and safety for substances of human origin (SoHO) by European Parliament rapporteur MEP Nathalie Colin-Oesterlé to reach higher strategic autonomy for plasma supply for the manufacturing of plasma-derived medicinal products (PDMPs). However, we believe that several of the proposals will likely have a contrary effect to that goal. They could place at serious risk patient access to life-saving therapies and potentially jeopardise existing plasma collection models that are proven to be safe and effective.Read More
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