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

Barbara at BIVDA: One Year In - 28 August 2015

Doesn't time fly when you're having fun! Barbara, having completed...

Beating Blood Cancer: Diagnostics in Action - 21 August 2015

Ahead of Blood Cancer Awareness Month in September, this week...

Cancer Diagnostics: Research in the Media - 07 August 2015

With the rising prominence of tumour biomarkers and genetic profiling...


NHS Supply Chain Contract Extension

CRUK publishes report on the NHS's molecular diagnostic testing service for cancer patients in England 

David Horne announced as President of BIVDA

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


See all BIVDA and sector news

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)

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

9 October - Market Dynamics Working Party

15 October - External Affairs Working Party

20 October - Stratified Medicine Working Party

21 October - Procurement Working Party

4 November - Annual General Meeting - Save the date

Click here to find out more about our Events

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