Welcome to the BIVDA website...

The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) is the national industry association for companies with major involvement and interest in the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry. BIVDA represents both manufacturers and distributors who are active in the UK. It is not just an association of UK diagnostic companies, all IVD companies, irrespective of their national origin, are eligible to become members of BIVDA.

As well as providing a range of support services for its members, BIVDA pursues a strategy of raising the awareness of the clinical and cost utility of diagnostics in the provision of effective healthcare in the UK. Our
Code of Conduct governing members business practice is an integral part of the association.


Official beta launch of UK Life Sciences web portal

Molecular Pathology Review Launch

Longitude Prize, Paper for Open Review

NHS Procurement Atlas of Variation launched 

Lord Carter appointed as Chair of the NHS Procurement and Efficiency Board 

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Doris-Ann speaking at the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee APPG 

Doris-Ann Williams, CEO, attendee Sarah Knapper, Rebecca Bellars and Stephen Metcalfe MP

BIVDA dates

10 February - External Affairs Working Party

13 February - Export Working Party

18 February - Procurement Working Party

24 February - Diabetes Working Party

27 February - Digital Pathology Task Force

6 March - Regulatory Affairs Working Party

27 March - Point of Care Working Party

22 April - Spring General Meeting

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BIVDA's Point of Care directory
BIVDA PoC directory
IVD Australia
Lab Tests Online UK
Medical Lab Org
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