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.

BIVDA's Blog

International Rare Diseases Day
WorldCancerDay 2014
BIVDA meets milestone tweet


Spring General Meeting 23rd April 2014


Global MedTech Compliance Conference (GMTCC) 2014


BIVDA's Response to NICE Consultation into Quality Outcomes Framework


Publication of Pathology Quality Assurance Review


Life Sciences UK - From Vision to Action: Delivery of the Strategy for UK Life Sciences


BIVDA's Chief Executive to give oral evidence to Parliamentary Committee


BIVDA's In-house Testing Audit "Safe and consistent? The regulation of pathology testing" is published


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