Institute of Biomedical Science - Setting standards in biomedical science

We are the leading professional body for biomedical scientists, support staff and students with over 20,000 members in 61 countries around the world. 

Advance your career and broaden your knowledge of biomedical science

Our membership grades are designed to guide you at every stage of your career, helping you to advance and develop your expertise and knowledge of biomedical science. 

Why join?

Whether you are just starting your studies, working as laboratory support staff or are a newly Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered biomedical scientist, our membership will provide you with the tools you need to succeed in your career. For more advanced practitioners it can help you earn professional recognition for your skills and experience. 

As an IBMS member you will also have access to the UK's largest network of biomedical professionals, allowing you to connect with your peers and fellow members. 


Who can join?

How to join?

Find the right grade of IBMS membership for you.

**Please note that the IBMS Membership Team are currently working from home and are therefore unable to process applications, reports and payments sent to our Coldbath Square Office. To ensure a timely response to your documentation we would encourage you to submit everything electronically to us via email -


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