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.

News, Policy & Media

Next steps on the Five Year Forward View: NHS sets out action to deliver NHS care fit for the future More

​IVD Laboratory Market remains firm in 2016 More

Sir Hugh Taylor publishes the Accelerated Access Review More

UN declaration on antimicrobial resistance signed More

BIVDA comments on the Government’s response to the O’Neill Review on AMR More

Government publishes response to O'Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance More

BIVDA Press Releases

IVD Industry Launches 2017 General Election Manifesto More

BIVDA Celebrates Milestone 25th Anniversary More

European Parliament endorses new Regulation on In Vitro Diagnostics More

PwC analysis highlights economic footprint of UK Life Sciences More

Autumn Statement 2016: BIVDA’s Response More

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BIVDA in Parliament

BIVDA 25th Anniversary Reception

Doris-Ann Williams MBE (Chief Executive), Simon Richards (Chair) and Maggie Throup (Parliamentary Candidate for Erewash)

Spring General Meeting

BIVDA dates

26 May - Market Dynamics WP
31 May - Point of Care WP
9 June - Regulatory Affairs WP
14 June - Procurement WP
3 July - External Affairs WP
11 July - Precision Diagnostics WP
11 October - BIVDA AGM

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BIVDA is a proud member of:
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For information on laboratory medicine and diagnostic tests:

 Lab Tests Online UK Assay Finder Labs are Vital Medical Lab Org IVD Australia
BIVDA's Point of Care Directory PoC directory

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