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

UK Summit to tackle In-Vitro Diagnostic barriers More

Home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer could almost halve invasive examinations by 2020 More

Sir John Bell to unveil industry-led proposals to build UK’s status as world leader in life sciences More

Kent, Surrey, Sussex AHSN Market Insight Briefing sessions More

Major Government investment will speed up patient access to innovative medicines and technology More

Antibiotic Stewardship celebrated at national Awards Ceremony - Antibiotic Guardian Awards held in London More

BIVDA Press Releases

BIVDA Welcomes AAR Funding Announcement More

BIVDA’s Response to the 2017 General Election Result More

IVD Industry Launches 2017 General Election Manifesto More

BIVDA Celebrates Milestone 25th Anniversary More

European Parliament endorses new Regulation on In Vitro Diagnostics More

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BIVDA in pictures

 BIVDA at Labour Party Conference


Chi Onwurah MP, Thangam Debbonaire MP and Alex Mayer MEP

BIVDA dates

17 October - AMR WP
26 October - External Affairs WP
30 October - Market Dynamics WP
31 October - Diabetes WP
30 November - 1 December - RAWP Seminar (Belfast)

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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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