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Membership  |  Members Benefits

IPFA membership provides a network for mutual support and collaboration between its members. Benefits of IPFA membership include: 

International representation and promotion

  • Support and promotion of the VNRBD and not for profit principles with relevant political and regulatory bodies worldwide
  • Access to relevant information on political and regulatory developments, stakeholders' meeting reports and proceedings

Advocacy and Scientific Dialogue

  • Strong professional relationships with manufacturers, researchers, scientists and patients' organisations in the field of plasma collection and fractionation
  • Representation of members interests at international consultations and other meetings by IPFA staff members and experts of IPFA member organisations
  • Participation in meetings of EMA Working Groups, European Commission, Council of Europe, World Health Organisation, FDA and FDA advisory committee meetings, patients' organisations (eg WFH, PLUS, EHC, Eurordis and IPOPI)
  • Opportunity to contribute to publications on scientific and policy issues

Collaboration between IPFA members

  • Participation in  IPFA Working Groups and General Assemblies
  • Opportunities for collaborative projects, studies, research among the IPFA members
  • Access to a wide multidisciplinary network of experts throughout IPFA members
  • Access to multi-lateral collaborative activities between the member organisations at workshops and ad-hoc meetings (co-)organised by IPFA.
  • Opportunity to influence regulatory developments by providing comment on draft regulatory documents for inclusion in IPFA's consolidated comments to regulatory authorities.
  • Consolidated participation on collaborative studies (NIBSC, WHO, EDQM)
  • Membership of the IPFA Executive Board providing opportunity to influence IPFA priorities and activities.