TRIP Foundation

New digital reporting system (hemovigilance and biovigilance)

TRIP statutes changed: Transfusion and Transplantation Reactions in Patients

First TRIP biovigilance report

First Biovigilance symposium

TRIP digital hemovigilance reporting system

Pilot biovigilance data collection (tissues and cells)

First TRIP report (hemovigilance; 2003 data)

First Hemovigilance symposium

Hemovigilance data collection started

Project grant received from Ministry of Health

TRIP (Transfusion Reactions in Patients) founded


TRIP receives its funding from the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports. The costs of TRIP’s hemovigilance work are covered by a percentage of the price of blood components. The biovigilance activities are directly funded by the Ministry under a service contract.

TRIP Affiliations

Organisaties vertegenwoordigd bij oprichting TRIP, TRIP Hemovigilantie en/of Biovigilantie Advieskamer

  • Association of Clinical Embryologists
  • BISLIFE Foundation
  • Dutch Association of Oral Implantology
  • Dutch Association of Paediatrics
  • Dutch-Belgian Society for Artificial Insemination
  • Dutch Orthopaedic Association
  • Dutch Society of Specialists in Internal Medicine
  • Dutch Society for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
  • Dutch Society for Blood Transfusion
  • Dutch Society for Haematology
  • Dutch Society for Ophthalmology
  • Dutch Society of Hospital Pharmacists
  • Dutch Society for Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Dutch Society for Plastic Surgery
  • Dutch Society for Thoracic Surgery
  • Dutch Transplantation Foundation
  • Euro Tissue Bank
  • Netherlands Association for Anaesthesiology
  • Netherlands Association for General Surgery
  • Netherlands Association for Intensive Care
  • Netherlands Association for Medical Microbiology
  • Nurses and nursing care professionals (Verpleegkundigen & Verzorgenden Nederland)
  • Sanquin Transfusion Medicine Unit
  • Society for Hematological Laboratory Investigation
  • Working Party of Dutch Stem Cell Laboratories

Represented in the TRIP Advisory Council

  • Dutch Association of Hospitals
  • Dutch Federation of University Hospitals
  • Sanquin Blood Bank Executive Board
  • Healthcare Inspectorate (non-voting advisory board member)


E.J.G.M Six – Baroness van Voorst tot Voorst

TRIP organisation

Flow chart of reporting (shown for biovigilance).