ATCC® is a global not-for-profit bioresource center (BRC) and research organization that provides biological products, technical services and educational programs to private industry, government and academic organizations around the world. In response to the needs of our industry, ATCC® has formed a standards development organization to assure the development of nationally and internationally accepted standards for biomaterials that meet International Organization for Standardization (ISO) guidelines  for standards development, and are recognized by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).