Experience

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.

1985

Inicio de primeras inseminaciones artificiales.

Early onset of artificial inseminations.

Puesta en funcionamiento de banco de semen propio.

Start-up of our own sperm bank.

1987

Iniciamos la fecundación In vitro: Primer embarazo FIV en la Comunidad Valenciana. Nacimiento en agosto 1988.

IVF started: First IVF pregnancy in the Valencia Region. Baby born in August 1988.

1988

Experience

Birth of the first IVF child in the Valencia Region.

1989

Primer embarazo mediante GIFT

First pregnancy by GIFT.

1990

Puesta en marcha del programa de congelación de embriones

Implementation of the embryo freezing program.

1991

Primer nacimiento en la provincia de Alicante con un embrión congelado

First birth in Alicante by a frozen embryo.

1993

Primer nacimiento tras donación de ovocitos.

First birth by egg donation.

1994

El Instituto Bernabeu alcanza los cien niños concebidos por fecundación in vitro

Instituto Bernabeu reaches 100 children conceived by IVF.

1995

Nacimiento tras ICSI

Birth after ICSI technique in Alicante.

1997

Inauguración Instituto Bernabeu Alicante

Opening of the first building of Instituto Bernabeu headquarters in Alicante.

1998

Nacimiento en españa con uso de espermátides

Birth for the first time in Spain and sixth in the world with the use of spermatids (men without sperm).

2000

Premio Investigación de la Sociedad Española de Fertilidad (SEF).

Research Award of the Spanish Society of Fertility (SEF).

Inicio del programa de DGP

Starting the PGD program: genetic diagnosis for eradicating hereditary diseases.

2001

Apertura del Instituto Bernabeu de Elche

Opening of Instituto Bernabeu Elche branch.

2003

Apertura del Instituto Bernabeu de Cartagena

Opening of Instituto Bernabeu Cartagena branch.

2004

Primer nacimiento mundial de una niña libre de padecer ceguera hereditaria (retinosquisis)

First world birth of a girl free from suffering from hereditary blindness (retinoschisis) by PreimplantationGenetic Diagnosis techniques developed in the IB (MDA).

Creación con la Universidad Miguel Hernandez de la primera Cátedra de Medicina Reproductiva de Europa.

Establishment of first Chair of Reproductive Medicine in Europe together with Miguel Hernández University.

Creación del departamento de asistencia para pacientes internacionales

Establishment of the International Patient Care Department.

2006

MARFAN

Birth of the first child free fromMarfanSyndrome, after applying PreimplantationGenetic Diagnosis techniques developed at the Institute Bernabeu.

Acreditados con la ISO 9001 y la SEP

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.

2007

Nace la Fundación Rafael Bernabeu

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.

2008

Instituto Bernabeu Benidorm

Opening of Instituto Bernabeu Benidorm.

La Confederación de Discapacitados Físicos y Orgánicos de la Comunidad Valenciana (COCEMFE) premia al Instituto Bernabeu y a la Fundación Rafael Bernabeu, Obra Social

Confederation of Physically Handicapped in theValencia Region (COCEMFE) honors Instituto Bernabeu and Rafael Bernabeu Foundation,Social Work, for its "excellent scientific research work".

European Foundation for the Quality Management

Accredited with "Committed to Excellence" from the European Foundation for the Quality Management (EFQM).

2009

IB BIOTECH

Start-up ofIB Biotech, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology and Genetics Company belonging to Instituto Bernabeu.

Premio ASEBIR 2009 de Investigación Básica

ASEBIR 2009 Award of Basic Research.

2010

Premio nacional en investigación básica que de la Sociedad Española de Fertilidad (SEF)

Biotech first international patent.

National Award in basic research awarded by the Spanish Fertility Society (SEF).

Premio NICCOLO PAGANINI en el Congreso internacional de Síndrome de Marfan por sus avances en la lucha para erradicar esta enfermedad.

"Niccolo Paganini" Award at the International Congress of MarfanSyndrome for our progress in the fight to eradicate this disease.

2011

Premio ICIRA, en la categoría aporte de datos relevantes en el tratamiento de reproducción asistida.

ICIRA Award in the category of relevant data inputs in assisted reproduction treatment.

Premio nacional de la sección de ecografía de la SEGO

National Award of the SEGO ultrasound section for the best work of "ultrasound in gynecology".

Premio San Alberto Magno 2011 de la Universidad de Alicante por calidad en la enseñanza.

San Alberto Magno Award 2011 from the University of Alicante for "teaching quality".

Puesta en marcha del programa para la preservación altruista de la fertilidad en pacientes con cáncer de mama.

Start-up of the altruistic program for fertility preservation in patients with breast cancer.

2012

2ª premio de la American Society Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) al mejor trabajo en poster del Congreso.

2nd prize of the "American Society Reproductive Medicine" (ASRM) to the best poster of the Congress.

1ª edición del Máster Universitario en Medicina Reproductiva junto a la Universidad de Alicante.

1st edition of the Master's Degree in Reproductive Medicine along with the University of Alicante.

2013

Creación de la Cátedra de Medicina Reproductiva en la Universidad de Alicante.

Creation of the Reproductive Medicine Chair at the University of Alicante.

Creación de la Cátedra de Medicina Reproductiva en la Universidad de 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.

The first reproductive medicine clinic in Europe to be awarded the SEP International and SEPEFQM quality assurance distinctions.

2014

Premio BFS Best Young Clinician. Otorgado a la mejor Comunicación Oral en BFS Annual Meeting 2014

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. “

Acreditación ESHRE.

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..

Premio de Reconocimiento a la Trayectoria 

                                               Profesional.

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.

2015

Apertura del Instituto Bernabeu de Albacete.

Instituto Bernabeu Albacete opens.

Instituto Bernabeu obtains the QH Excellence in Healthcare accreditation.

Instituto Bernabeu obtains the QH Excellence in Healthcare accreditation.

Spanish Association of Andrology (ASESA) first prize for leading research work.

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.

R&D framework agreement between the University of Castilla La Mancha, Spain, and Instituto Bernabeu.

New IB Biotech laboratories.

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.

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.

2016

IBgen IVF: Instituto Bernabeu discovers fertility genetic variants.

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.

The Ministry awards Instituto Bernabeu an innovative company award in recognition of its work in R&D.

Awarded the IN4Bankia Prize for Innovation.

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).

Dr Rafael Bernabeu is named vice-president of the Sterility and Infertility Section of SEGO (Spanish Gynaecology and Obstetrics Society).

 

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