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

All Party Parliamentary Group for Life Sciences Launch

Monday saw the launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Life Sciences in the House of Commons. BIVDA gives an overview of the day.

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...


Locations of six MRC pathology nodes announced




All Party Parliamentary Group established to raise profile of UK Life Sciences sector



Cambridge announced as HQ for Precision Medicine Catapult



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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Launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Life Sciences

BIVDA members were part of a packed audience

George Freeman MP, Minister for Life Sciences, spoke of 'adopting innovation to give us more health for every pound we spend'

Kit Malthouse MP, chair of the APPG, in the centre with Doris-Ann, Steve Bates (BIA), Alison Clough (ABPI) and Richard Devereaux-Phillips (ABHI)

Click here to find out more about our Events


BIVDA dates

4 September - Regulatory Affairs Working Party

10 September - Point of Care Working Party

11 September - Diabetes Working Party

17 September - Digital Pathology Working Party

25 September - Export Working Party

15 October - External Affairs Working Party

20 October - Stratified Medicine Working Party

5 November - Annual General Meeting - Save the date

useful links

for information on laboratory medicine and diagnostic tests

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BIVDA's Point of Care directory

IVD Australia
Lab Tests Online UK
Medical Lab Org
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