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The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) plays a leading national and international role in assuring the quality of biological medicines and diagnostics.
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We provide reference materials including WHO International standards, Influenza standards and quality control reagents.
We offer several expert services as well as training and events.
We test a range of biological medicines before they are released onto the market.
We are the world’s major producer and distributor of WHO International standards and reference materials.
We conduct vital scientific research with expertise in regulatory science.
We protect and improve public health by assuring the quality of biological medicines worldwide.
We host several expert resource and research centres.
We offer a range of exciting career opportunities covering both scientific and support roles.