Diagnostics; making a difference

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.

Recent Blogs

China as an Export Market

China is viewed as one of the world’s most lucrative export markets by almost all sectors, and this is no less true for the health and life sciences industry...

Parliamentary Links Day 2015

The science and technology community descended upon Portcullis House along with several MPs for Parliamentary Links Day 2015, hosted by the Society of...

Cervical Cancer Week - Guest Blog from Jo's Trust

It’s Cervical Cancer Awareness week (15-21 June), and today guest blogger Robert Music, Chief Executive at Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, tells us about the...


Interim Findings from Lord Carter's Productivity Report 



The Accelerated Access Review: Get Involved

BIVDA Manifesto: Challenge to the next Government 2015

Official beta launch of UK Life Sciences web portal


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BIVDA Spring General Meeting 2015

Ella Rawson Photography
Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Director for Innovation, NHS England

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Jonathan Pearce, National Translational Manager at the MRC

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A great networking session at the SGM 2015

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