About us

Dedicated to excellence in biomedical science

The Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) is the leading professional body for scientists, support staff and students in the field of biomedical science representing over 20,000 members in 74 countries. 

For over 100 years we have been dedicated to the promotion, development and delivery of excellence in biomedical science within all aspects of healthcare, and to providing the highest standards of service to patients and the public.

Who we are  

What we do

Our role and responsibilities as a professional body and how they differ from a trade union

Our Vision, Mission and Values

We are dedicated to excellence in biomedical science

Our governance

We are committed to open and transparent governance

Code of Conduct

Our members display the highest standards of professionalism and commit to ethical conduct

Our history

Since 1912, we have ensured that our members operate to the highest professional standards

Working for us

We are committed to providing equal opportunities and encourage diversity amongst the biomedical science workforce


Putting our members first

Supporting your journey

Supporting your journey

We provide members with professional standards and support to help ensure safety, quality, well-being and peace of mind.

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Progressing your career

Progressing your career

We provide members with simple and seamless access to training, qualifications and knowledge to progress their careers and stay relevant.

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Promoting your profession

Promoting your profession

We provide members with a strong, respected and progressive voice to promote biomedical science at all levels.

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