Diagnostics; making a difference

Useful Links

BIVDA are members of the Trade Association Forum

and are also members of EDMA

BIVDA Members Websites
List of all members (full, associate, professional and consultant) with links to their websites

Association British Pharmaceutical Industries

Association of British Healthcare Industries

American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Representing Clinical Chemists in the USA


List of unusual Diagnostic assays/tests and the laboratories that provide them

Association of Clinical Biochemists
Representing Clinical Biochemists in the UK


BIA - BioIndustry Association
The trade association for innovative enterprises in the UK's bioscience sector.


BSI - British Standards Institute
A global provider of management systems assessment, certification and training services, with more than 60,000 certified locations and clients in over 100 countries.

DiagnOx offers services to the diagnostics industry to support all stages of technology transfer

Diabetes on sharecare.com
Diabetes information on sharecare.com offers valuable information regarding type 2 diabetes, diabetes treatment and various diabetes diet management techniques


The German Institute for Medical Documentation and Information - offers approximately 100 databases covering the entire spectrum of life sciences


DxMA - Diagnostic Marketing Association 
The Diagnostic Marketing Association builds diagnostic industry leadership by providing industry knowledge, professional development and a venue for the exchange of ideas

European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association
European Trade Association

European Union- Food
For up to date information on food safety issues

 European Union Portal 

Food and Drug Administration
US Regulator

Food and Drug Interactions 
Food And Drug Interactions website contains over 40 articles written by experts who continually update and add new content.

Health Care Information Service
British Library service


Institute of Biomedical Science
The IBMS is the professional body for biomedical scientists in the United Kingdom.


An independant Microbiological Diagnostics Assessment Service provided by the Evaluations and Standards Laboratory, Health Protection Agency.

Lab Tests Online UK
Up-to-date information on diagnostic tests and diseases on this ACB/AACC website designed for use by the General Public.

Regulatory advice service offered to all biotechnology-related trade associations as a benefit for members. FREE advice on complying with biotechnology regulation.


LTG formerly the London Toxicology Group
Members from all over the UK and Ireland with a professional interest in the detection and measurement of Drugs, Alcohol, Poisons and other products. Website contains up-to-date information on Toxicology and Drug Abuse

Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance


MATCH Programme (University of Ulster)
Multidisciplinary Assessment of Technology Centre for Health

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
New Executive Agency of Department of Health formed from the merger of the Medicines Control Agency (MCA) and Medical Devices Agency (MDA)

MedTech Europe
MedTech Europe is an alliance of European medical technology industry associations. The alliance was founded by EDMA, representing the European in vitro diagnostic industry, and EUCOMED, representing the European medical devices industry.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Providing guidance to ensure quality and value for money. They provide independent, authoritative and evidence-based guidance on the most effective ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease and ill health, reducing inequalities and variation.

NHS Supply Chain

The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) is a centre of the Health Protection Agency (HPA), and its mission is to assure the quality of biological medicines. 

  Politics Home 
Reference site for politicians and researchers


Point of Care
Point of Care website

Public Health Genetics Unit
Genetics resource

SBK Healthcare
Creates, promotes and runs regional and topical conferences



Scottish Lifesciences Association
Representing the Scottish Life Sciences Industry


Standards UK  
Brought to you by Tradesites Ltd. The easiest way to find British Standards

Stop TB Partnership

United Kingdom Parliament
Politics resource

United Kingdom Legislation

UK Trade & Investment

Office of Public Sector Information

One of the largest EQA providers in the UK with over 800 labs registered in their schemes. Non profit making

National Awareness Events


A list of healthcare-related national awareness events by month.


Please Note


BIVDA is not responsible for the content of external internet/web sites.