Membership Levels

membership-levelThere are four different types of PPTA membership:  Global, Regional, Source and Associate.





Global Membership

Global membership is available to businesses or groups of businesses engaged in the manufacture of plasma protein therapies that meet the following criteria:

  • Engage in the manufacture and international marketing of products

  • Operate facilities with a fractionation capacity at least 500,000 liters annually with the facilities and products licensed by appropriate national and regional regulatory authorities

  • Manufacture a broad range of products including, for example, albumin, coagulation factors, Factor VIII and Factor IX, and Immune globulin

  • Demonstrated commitment to the improvement and development of products as demonstrated by an annual investment in research and development

  • Have products registered or pending registration in ten or more countries located in three or more continents

  • Adhere to the highest standards of conduct as described in the Code of Ethics
 

Regional Membership

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:

  • Engage in the manufacture and international marketing of products

  • Operate their own facilities with fractionation capacity less than 500,000 liters annually with the facilities and products licensed by appropriate national/regional regulatory authorities, provided that such fractionation capacity does not apply to companies that produce substitute products through alternative technologies; and provided further that any company that meets the eligibility requirements for Regional Membership but has fractionation capacity of 500,000 liters or more shall be eligible for global membership only

  • Committed to the improvement and development of products as demonstrated by an annual investment in research and development

  • Adhere to the highest standards of conduct as described in the Code of Ethics
 

Source Membership

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

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 cizzi@pptaglobal.org.