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.


Tuesday 18th November - European Antibiotics Awareness Day


Less than one month to register for the European MedTech Forum


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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Launch of National Pathology Week


L-R:  Gwyn McCreanor, Chair Elect of the ACB Ruth Powell, BIVDA Chairman, Graham Beastall, President of the IFCC

BIVDA dates

12 December - Regulatory Affairs WP - Broadway House

15 January - Stratified Medicine WP

16 January - Point of Care WP to be hosted in Oxford by AHSN

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