BIVDA is the national industry association for the manufacturers and distributors of IVD products in the UK and we currently represent more than 95% of the industry and over a hundred organisations ranging from British start up companies to UK subsidiaries of multinational corporations.
BIVDA members currently employ over 8,500 people in the UK, with a total industry turnover of approximately £920 million.
BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and health care worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures and support the management of diabetes.
The company partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. BD has more than 65,000 associates across 50 countries who work in close collaboration with customers and partners to help enhance outcomes, lower health care delivery costs, increase efficiencies, improve health care safety and expand access to health.
Roche are the world's number 1 in biotech with 17 biopharmaceuticals on the market. Over half of the compounds in our product pipeline are biopharmaceuticals, enabling them to deliver better-targeted therapies.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity.
Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.
CIGA Healthcare, specialists in In-Vitro Point of Care Diagnostics, aids healthcare in producing financial savings and improving patient pathways and experience through the provision of innovative rapid, easy to use and accurate point of care diagnostic tests and equipment.
We’re dedicated to fulfilling the promise of human potential, in all places, in all aspects and stages of life. We believe that health is the key to that promise. Because at our healthiest, we’re capable of achieving anything. And that’s why our pursuit of helping people achieve their best health at every life stage will never end. This is how we put that belief into practice each and every day.
We are here for the people we serve in their pursuit of healthy lives. This has been the way of Abbott for more than a century—passionately and thoughtfully translating science into lasting contributions to health.
Our products encircle life, from newborns to ageing adults, from nutrition and diagnostics through medical care and pharmaceutical therapy.
Caring is central to the work we do and defines our responsibility to those we serve.
Oxford Biosystems, part of the BioVendor Group, aims to respond to changes in the UK healthcare market and maintain a portfolio of products to suit the needs of our customers. Our compact automated systems provide a wide range of tests for both the busy laboratory and near patient testing, including haematology, infectious disease tests and biomarkers for inflammation, cardiac and chronic diseases.
The SD Biosensor analysers are designed for ease of use, enabling a faster response for infection control and optimal patient care. In 2019 we are launching new kits and the F2400 - a random access point of care instrument with a throughput of up to 70 samples per hour.
Randox Laboratories is an international diagnostic solutions company with over 35 years’ experience in the industry. Randox is a global market leader, providing revolutionary products for laboratories worldwide and is dedicated to improving health. Offering diagnostic solutions covering a variety of disease areas including infectious disease, inherited diseases, mutation analysis and SNP genotyping Randox Laboratories is changing the accessibility to molecular diagnostics.
Randox is delighted to launch a revolutionary product – the innovative platform Vivalytic. This system offers a first-class portfolio of multiplex test panels including Sexually Transmitted Infections, Urinary Tract Infections, Respiratory Tract Infections and Chronic Lung Infections.
Vivalytic enables sample to answer, cartridge-based Molecular Diagnostic testing. The Vivalytic platform is capable of both Hi-Plex and Lo-Plex testing. Nucleic acid extraction, PCR amplification followed by a suite of detection methods are combined in a truly revolutionary, fully automated platform.
Aliksir provides electrochemical biosensor development services in the food, water, and medical devices industries. Aliksir supports their partners in the realisation of their sensor products by laying the high-level scientific groundwork, providing evidence-driven feasibility and functionality testing, and providing prototype and material support.
IPP is a technical distributor of manufacturing equipment to the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors in the UK and Ireland, specialising in packaging equipment, packaging testing equipment, and automation and manufacturing equipment.
One of our partners, Ginolis, specialises in assembly automation, liquid handling and quality inspection solutions for the production and processing of healthcare consumables.
From standard products to fully customised systems, Ginolis offers a wide range of solutions based on its compact automation platforms. The company is committed to revolutionising the healthcare consumables industry with its innovative approach to automation.
Ginolis holds patents in dispensing, micro-fabrication and precision robotics. The company is privately owned and headquartered in Oulu, Finland.