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In vitro diagnostics (IVDs) are non-invasive tests performed on biological samples (for example blood, urine or tissues) to diagnose or exclude a disease. IVDs provide valuable information about how the body is functioning and the state of health. They are used for diagnosis, screening and therapeutic monitoring of diseases. IVDs have a broad scope ranging from sophisticated technologies performed in clinical laboratories to simple self-tests, such as those for pregnancy and glucose monitoring. In vitro diagnostics are an essential part of today’s healthcare. IVDs are used to diagnose, monitor, screen and assess predispositions to diseases, thereby contributing to the available medical information regarding a patient. By allowing earlier and more targeted treatments, IVDs help to reduce hospitals stays and convalescences, resulting in a healthier population, reduced costs and economic growth [...]