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Start date: October 6, 2020

DON´T MISS the in-depth training on the ISO pre-analytical standards  relevant for biomedical research and biobanking, provided by the BBMRI.QM team in cooperation with SPIDIA4P! Get more information here




Learn more about the highly experienced European project partners that collaborate to reach the goals of SPIDIA4P



Quality of samples matters – find out, why!



SPIDIA4P enables even better diagnosis and medical research for personalized medicine
than we already know today


SPIDIA4P develops and implements standards for collecting and preparing body materials taken for diagnosis or medical research.

Standards reduce variations in the samples by preventing divergent methods or circumstances affecting the final results.

This promises more reliable and reproducible results, enabling the even better and more efficient diagnosis and medical research for

precision medicine than we already know today.


The SPIDIA4P consortium is built by 19 highly experienced partners in international standardisation for in vitro diagnostics, coming from private industry including SMEs, public institutions and from one official European Standards Organisation, CEN, represented by DIN. The consortium involves partners from DE,UK, CH, SE, IT, AT, LU, FR, NE, SP. 

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Because analytical test results are depending on the quality of the tested sample, it is of utmost importance that the handling and documentation of the primary sample during the pre-analytic phase is done in a standardized manner. For this to be facilitated and widely spread, in order to enable the urgently needed improvement in the pre-analytic field, standardization is key.

Dr. Uwe Oelmueller, SPIDIA and SPIDIA4P Coordinator

Technical Specifications and ISO Standards


Technical Specifications (CEN/TS) are developed within the European standard organizations (CEN) Technical Committee CEN/ TC 140 "In vitro diagnostic medical devices", and further introduced to the international organization of standardizations (ISO) technical committee ISO/ TC 212 "Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems" with EN ISO standards with support by SPIDIA and SPIDIA4P.

Click here to get an overview of the CEN/ TS and ISO standards!