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14August2017

Visitors from 137 countries have accessed the iia website in 2017

Since 1 January 2017 the iia website has been accessed by visitors from 137 countries. The top 10 countries visiting the iia website are: USA, UK, Nigeria, Philippines, Canada, India, Iran, South Africa, China and Brazil. iia members have access to restricted news and resources including information relating to past IMRP meetings. The resource area […]

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13August2017

Weigao Healthcare Industry Fund

The Weigao Healthcare Industry Fund is a recently formed joint venture of the Weigao Holding Company Limited and the Shandong State-owned Assets Investment Holdings Co., Ltd. Based in Weihai, Weigao is the largest manufacturer of medical devices in China. Since 2014, Weigao operates an in-house Rhodotron. The Weigao Healthcare Industry Fund has recently acquired Rad […]

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11August2017

NICSTAR 2018

The National Association for Application of Radioisotopes and Radiation in Industry (NAARRI) has provided further news about the NICSTAR 2018 Conference which will be held in Mumbai between 5 and 7 March 2018. India is an expanding market for the application of radiation technologies and iia members in India and internationally recognise these opportunities. iia […]

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7August2017

Transport Facilitation Working Group

The Transport Facilitation Working Group (TFWG) met in Vienna on 13th July to progress its activities in facilitating the safe and secure global transport of radioactive materials. Various items that may impact the shipment of cobalt-60 to some iia members were discussed and notes of this meeting are attached. TFWG has also developed their communication […]

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4August2017

Source Security Working Group

The Working Group monitors and engages with key agencies and with Congressional staff in Washington DC in order to ensure that all parties are well informed and that the benefits derived from the use of irradiation technologies are understood. The International Irradiation Association (iia) was a founder member of the Working Group and is a […]

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28July2017

Eighth Annual Chapman Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum

To-date the Chapman Phytosanitary Forum has always been held at the university in California, USA. The 8th workshop will, for the first, be held in Asia. The event is being organized in cooperation with the International Irradiation Association (iia), the Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology (TINT) and the Joint FAO/IAEA Programme. The objective of the […]

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27July2017

Conference – NUTECH 2017, Krakow, Poland

The iia is pleased to be supporting the International Conference on Development and Application of Nuclear Technologies (NUTECH) which will be held in Krakow, Poland, between 10-13 September 2017. For more information look at our events page or visit the NUTECH 2017 website – http://nutech-2017.agh.edu.pl

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27July2017

EuCARD Applications of Accelerators

EuCARD-2 (European Coordinated Accelerator Research and Development) Integrating Activity has prepared a valuable and comprehensive document about the the Applications of Accelerators. The introduction states that “In less than the 90 years since their invention, accelerators have propelled modern science – contributing to more than one-third of the Nobel prizes in physics – and they […]

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26July2017

Gamma Investment

Sterigenics recently announced a $16.8m investment at their Memphis, Arkansas facility that nearly triples the facilities gamma sterilisation capacity. Sterigenics is investing in a state-of-the-art Nordion JS10,000 irradiator. Further details are available via the attached news link. Sterigenis Press Release

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24July2017

Security News

Our industry recognises that security must evolve to meet the changing risk environment. Radioactive materials are used in healthcare and to improve the safety or performance of a wide range of products and materials. On Saturday 22 July the The Washington Post Published a story about ISIS attempting to obtain material for a dirty bomb […]

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