The EATB was introduced at a controlling meeting in 1991, at the first European Conference on Tissue Banking, which was held in Berlin. There were 280 members from 18 European Countries, who concurred that there was a requirement for an association to speak to their exercises in tissue managing an account. It was further concurred around then this would be known as the European Association of Tissue Banks.
The establishing President was Rüdiger von Vernon and the main Board was Janusz Komender (Poland), Dominique Poitout (France), Pavel Merika (Czechoslovakia), Heinz Winkler (Austria) and Glyn Phillips (UK). The first Association had 27 establishing individuals speaking to 17 nations and by 1998 45 nations were spoken to.
There have been further EATB Boards headed by the accompanying Presidents of EATB: Moishe Salai, Jan Koller and Ruth Warwick, taking after the Founding President's residency from 1992 – 2001.
There have been various meetings held every year from 1991 to date in a significant number of the real European urban communities.
Significant turning points of the EATB were to create imperative norms, commitments to meetings prompting direction of the field of tissue keeping money all through Europe;
participation with national relationship of tissue saving money and with those in different nations, the advancement of the World Union of Tissue and Cell Banking (WUTCB) framed in 2004 in Rio de Janeiro; the improvement of postal voting in favor of positions on the EATB Board, in 2006.
The Association is going from quality to quality and the following Congress will be held in Edinburgh in November 2008 at which you will all be welcome.Read More»