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31 March 2017

Strengthening Security Culture for Radioactive Sources

A two day workshop was held in Vienna on the 28th and 29th March. The workshop aimed to evaluate why a pervasive culture of security, as much as robust security arrangements, are essential to effectively lower the risks associated with internal and external threats. The Workshop was organised by WINS. iia participated in the workshop.[…]

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27 March 2017

New Member

We are pleased to announce that Konnexis, the global market leader of modern sterilization controls systems, has become a member of iia. Since 2000, Konnexis has provided medical device manufacturers and sterilization services contractors with control systems for any sterilization modality including EO, Gamma, Xray, and E-Beam. Click to visit the Konnexis website and/or visit[…]

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26 March 2017

TAMU – Electron Beam Workshop – Report & New Eb facility

iia member the National Center for Electron Beam Research (NCEBR) at Texas A&M University held its annual and well respected Hands-on eBeam and X-ray technology workshop last week. This was the 8th event since the series started in 2010. The workshop brings together potential eBeam technology entrepreneurs, technologists, end-users, regulators and other stakeholders together on the[…]

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24 March 2017

Irradiation of Fresh Produce: New Database will Help Determine the Right Dose

A new database developed by the IAEA, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will help to identify the correct radiation dosage for disinfesting fresh products to eliminate the risk of carrying new invasive pests between countries. The database contains information on 89 fresh commodities and more are being added. For[…]

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23 March 2017

iia Newsletter

Our latest newsletter has just been released. If you did not receive a copy please sign up to receive future newsletters. The current newsletter can be accessed via this link: iia newsletter

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20 March 2017

New Members

The International Irradiation Association is pleased to welcome two new members Gammatom and Chapman University. Gammatom is a well established irradiation service centre based near Milan in northern Italy. The Gammatom website includes an interesting video showing the facility and cobalt loading. Chapman University is a highly respected private University located in Southern California. The Food[…]

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17 March 2017

The Panel on Gamma & Electron Irradiation

The Panel has recently introduced a new website and describes itself as: “The Panel on Gamma and Electron irradiation known as the Panel, is a group of experts with diverse interests in Irradiation processing. It meets twice per year. It is NOT a trade association. Its membership comprises both suppliers and users of irradiated products[…]

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16 March 2017

Steritech to build x-ray facility in Melbourne, Australia

iia member Steritech has announced plans to build an x-ray facility in Melbourne, Australia. The investment is being made by Steritech and the Victoria State Government. For more information follow the links: Victoria State Government Media Release Press Comment – Produce Plus Steritech website

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10 March 2017

Radiation Physics and Chemistry – Topical issues in 2017

Radiation physics and Chemistry (Elsevier) will publish two topical issues in 2017 . The first issue is entitled Radiation Technologies for the Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Systems, and aims to provide an overview of novel radiation-based technologies applied to the field of nanotechnology. For this, the journal will soon issue a Call for Papers[…]

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