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17 May 2017

ICARST – Presentations

The ICARST conference organised by the IAEA included valuable presentations, debates and poster presentations. The image is of Director General Amano being greated by DDG Aldo Malavasi, DDG Yang and Professor and iia director Andrzej Chmielewski at the opening of ICARST 2017. The presentations that were given at ICARST can be accessed via the link[…]

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15 May 2017

Reims Institute of Molecular Chemistry joins iia

The Institute of Molecular Chemistry in Reims, France, recently became a member of iia. Xavier Coqueret, director of the Institute, is a very well known and highly respected scientist. Our Association looks forward to working with Xavier and his team. The International Irradiation Association aims to provide a bridge between science and industry and to[…]

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11 May 2017

Ionics SA officially opens a second gamma irradiator

In presence of numerous officials and customers, Ionics SA opened their second gamma irradiator on March 29, 2017 near Buenos Aires, Argentina. The first gamma irradiator of Ionics SA, a company partly owned by the DS Group of Belgium, has been in operation for 25 years. Eight million dollars were invested in the new unit[…]

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10 May 2017

Transport Facilitation Working Group

Transport Facilitation Working Group (TFWG)  set up in April 2014.It is an independent, multi-stakeholder group of experts whose role is to propose strategies and activities necessary to enable the efficient global transport of radioactive materials. TFWG submits reports to the Inter-Agency Group (IAG), composed of representatives of the IAEA, ICAO, and IMO Secretariats as well[…]

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9 May 2017

iia meets the World Nuclear Association

iia met with the World Nuclear Association and the World Nuclear University in London yesterday. iia and the World Nuclear University both exhibited at ICARST in late April. Yesterday Paul Wynne met Agneta Rising (Director General) of the World Nuclear Association and held discussions with Dr Patricia Wieland (Head of the World Nuclear University) and[…]

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6 May 2017

iia and WINS

Paul Wynne (International Irradiation Association – iia) and Pierre Legoux (World Institute for Nuclear Security – WINS) recently meet last week to discuss possible future initiatives and areas for co-operation. iia has attended a number of WINS workshops that address security and attended a WINS security culture workshop at the end of March. In November[…]

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5 May 2017

ICARST 2017: How the IAEA Helps

The IAEA have posted a news item about ICARST on their website. The news posting explains who radiation, when used wisely and with the right safety precautions, can work wonders for our lives and the environment, making our world a safer, healthier and more secure place to live. Click on the link to visit the[…]

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4 May 2017

Advanced Nano Materials session at ICARST

The International Irradiation Association attended and exhibited at the IAEA International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST). We have previously posted details of the agenda and abstracts for the conference which included many very interesting presentations. One very session addressed Advanced Nano Materials which would have been of interest to the medical[…]

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3 May 2017

iia at ICARST

Last week iia exhibited at the first ICARST organised by the IAEA and held at the Vienna International Centre in Vienna. More than 20 iia members were present and valuable conversations were held with our members and those who are in the process of joining. In addition we were able to engage with a number[…]

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27 April 2017

IMRP 19 -Strasbourg

The next International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP) will be held between the 1st and 5th April 2019. The Regional Sponsors for the conference are iia members IBA and Aerial. We have been promoting IMRP 19 whilst attending the IAEA ICARST conference this week. Organisations that are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at IMRP 19[…]

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