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24 January 2018

Special Issue at RPC – Radiation & Nano (Second Call for Papers)

In October 2017, the international irradiation association had made available through continuous engagement with the journal Radiation Physics and Chemistry (Elsevier) the opportunity for iia members to contribute to a special issue entitled – Radiation Technologies for the Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Systems. iia member institutes, university researchers and laboratories are invited to submit[…]

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23 January 2018

Food Irradiation and the Changing Climate

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency have jointly produced a valuable video which explains how food irradiation benefits society. The introduction to the video explains: “Throughout history, insect pests have posed challenges by spreading diseases, damaging crops and affecting environments, causing damage of more than 70[…]

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22 January 2018

Job Opportunity – World Nuclear University, London – UK

The World Nuclear University (WNU) is a global partnership committed to enhancing international education and leadership in the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology. WNU activities are organized and led by the London-based WNU Coordinating Centre (WNUCC), which is supported administratively by the World Nuclear Association (WNA). The WNU’s various programmes are designed to[…]

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19 January 2018

NICSTAR 2018

NICSTAR 2018 is being held between March 5-7 in Mumbai, India. NICSTAR is organised by NAARRI in cooperation with the Department of Atomic Energy India and the IAEA. The event is being supported by the International Irradiation Association (iia) and the World Council on Isotopes (WCI). Many our members and contacts will be represented at[…]

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17 January 2018

E-BEAM Services adds a second accelerator in Cranbury, New Jersey

E-BEAM Services, Inc. has announced a major addition to its electron beam sterilization capacity with a second high-powered electron beam accelerator in Cranbury, New Jersey. This accelerator is specially designed to serve the rapidly growing demand for electron beam sterilization in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Click for more information

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11 January 2018

iia initiative regarding maximum dose for phytosanitary irradiation

The maximum limit of 1 kGy imposed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) on fresh produce irradiated for phytosanitary purpose often poses challenges to radiation processors. The iia has created a small informal group to write a petition to change or remove this upper limit that[…]

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10 January 2018

Medline joins iia

The iia is delighted to welcome Medline Industries, Inc as a Silver Member and the first new iia member of 2018. Medline is the largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies uniquely positioned to provide products, education and support across the continuum of care. Medline has roots dating back to 1910 and its[…]

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6 January 2018

Recent changes to the editorial board of Radiation Physics and Chemistry

Radiation Physics and Chemistry (ELSEVIER) has announced changes in the Editorial Board of the journal. The Editor-in-Chief for the Radiation Chemistry section the journal, Prof.Dr. Laszlo Wojnarovits, stepped down at the end of 2017 but he continues to be involved as a Consulting Editor. His successor is Prof. Jay Lavern, from the University of Notre[…]

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13 & 14March2018

Fundamentals of Medical Device Sterilisation

STERIS AST are holding a seminar on the Fundamentals of Medical Device Sterilisation on March 13-14 in Minnesota, USA. We will post a link to the seminar in the events section of our website.

3 January 2018

New Members of iia

As we reflect on last year, the International Irradiation Association would like to thank its long term and new members that enable iia to continue to promote the safe and beneficial use of irradiation. We look forward to representing the interests of our members during 2018, acting as the global voice for the radiation processing[…]

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