Since its founding in the early 80's, we keep our vocation and commitment to provide our patients with a holistic care, providing the highest level of care to implement individualized treatments.
Early onset of artificial inseminations.
Start-up of our own sperm bank.
IVF started: First IVF pregnancy in the Valencia Region. Baby born in August 1988.
Birth of the first IVF child in the Valencia Region.
First pregnancy by GIFT.
Implementation of the embryo freezing program.
First birth in Alicante by a frozen embryo.
First birth by egg donation.
Instituto Bernabeu reaches 100 children conceived by IVF.
Birth after ICSI technique in Alicante.
Opening of the first building of Instituto Bernabeu headquarters in Alicante.
Birth for the first time in Spain and sixth in the world with the use of spermatids (men without sperm).
Research Award of the Spanish Society of Fertility (SEF).
Starting the PGD program: genetic diagnosis for eradicating hereditary diseases.
Opening of Instituto Bernabeu Elche branch.
Opening of Instituto Bernabeu Cartagena branch.
First world birth of a girl free from suffering from hereditary blindness (retinoschisis) by PreimplantationGenetic Diagnosis techniques developed in the IB (MDA).
Establishment of first Chair of Reproductive Medicine in Europe together with Miguel Hernández University.
Establishment of the International Patient Care Department.
Birth of the first child free fromMarfanSyndrome, after applying PreimplantationGenetic Diagnosis techniques developed at the Institute Bernabeu.
Accredited with ISO 9001 and SEP (Private Healthcare Excellence) in all care processes, the first center of reproductive medicine and gynecology in Valencia and Murcia Regions to achieve these certifications.
Rafael Bernabeu Foundation is born with social, educational and research promotion purposes.
Dr. Rafael Bernabeu is nominated for James I Award in the medical research category.
Opening of Instituto Bernabeu Benidorm.
Confederation of Physically Handicapped in theValencia Region (COCEMFE) honors Instituto Bernabeu and Rafael Bernabeu Foundation,Social Work, for its “excellent scientific research work”.
Accredited with “Committed to Excellence” from the European Foundation for the Quality Management (EFQM).
Start-up ofIB Biotech, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and Genetics Company belonging to Instituto Bernabeu.
ASEBIR 2009 Award of Basic Research.
Biotech first international patent.
National Award in basic research awarded by the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF).
“Niccolo Paganini” Award at the International Congress of MarfanSyndrome for our progress in the fight to eradicate this disease.
ICIRA Award in the category of relevant data inputs in assisted reproduction treatment.
National Award of the SEGO ultrasound section for the best work of “ultrasound in gynecology”.
San Alberto Magno Award 2011 from the University of Alicante for “teaching quality”.
Start-up of the altruistic program for fertility preservation in patients with breast cancer.
2nd prize of the “American Society Reproductive Medicine” (ASRM) to the best poster of the Congress.
1st edition of the Master’s Degree in Reproductive Medicine along with the University of Alicante.
Creation of the Reproductive Medicine Chair at the University of Alicante.
25th Anniversary of the first IVF child of the Valencia Region.
The first reproductive medicine clinic in Europe to be awarded the SEP International and SEPEFQM quality assurance distinctions.
Premio “BFS Best Young Clinician”. Otorgado a la mejor Comunicación Oral en BFS Annual Meeting 2014. Sheffield, UK. Título: “Vitamin D levels in oocyte donors are not predictive of reproductive success in egg donation treatments. “
September. Instituto Bernabeu is given ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) and EBCOG (European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology) accreditation in order to provide reproductive medicine training courses. As such, Instituto Bernabeu becomes one of only 10 clinics worldwide and the first in Spain to gain this accreditation.
Dr. Bernabeu is awarded a Prize in Recognition of an Outstanding Professional Career by the General Council of Spanish Professional Associations under the Other Healthcare Areas category. November, 2014.
Instituto Bernabeu Albacete opens.
Instituto Bernabeu obtains the QH Excellence in Healthcare accreditation.
Spanish Association of Andrology (ASESA) first prize for leading research work.
R&D framework agreement between the University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain, and Instituto Bernabeu.
New IB Biotech laboratories.
New UNE 179007 assisted reproduction quality standard. Instituto Bernabeu is the first clinic in the Autonomous Community of Valencia and Castilla la Mancha, Spain, to be awarded this standard.
IBgen IVF: Instituto Bernabeu discovers fertility genetic variants.
The Ministry awards Instituto Bernabeu an innovative company award in recognition of its work in R&D.
Awarded the IN4Bankia Prize for Innovation.
Dr Rafael Bernabeu is named vice-president of the Sterility and Infertility Section of SEGO (Spanish Gynaecology and Obstetrics Society).
IVF Agency of the year 2016 award for the best European IVF agency.