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27June2017

Irradiation for Quality Improvement, Microbial Safety and Phytosanitation of Fresh Produce

Irradiation for Quality Improvement, Microbial Safety and Phytosanitation of Fresh Produce presents the last six and a half decades of scientific information on the topic. This book emphasizes proven advantages of ionizing irradiation over the commonly used postharvest treatments for improving postharvest life of fresh fruits and vegetables to enhance their microbial safety. This reference […]

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19June2017

Gamma Service to be acquired by Eckert & Ziegler

Eckert & Ziegler have reported that they are acquiring Gamma-Service. The announcement of the Eckert & Ziegler website states: “Berlin, May 31, 2017. Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG (ISIN DE0005659700), a Berlin-based company specializing in isotope technology for medical, scientific and industrial applications today signed an agreement to acquire its competitor Gamma-Service. Gamma-Service, […]

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15June2017

IMRP 19 Program Committee Meeting

The IMRP 19 Program Committee is meeting in Strasbourg to develop the outline themes and structure for the next conference. The International Irradiation Association (iia) has appointed Yves Henon as Program Chair. Members of the Program Committee are: Yves Henon (iia – Program Chair) Bart Croonenborghs (Sterigenics) Philippe Dethier (IBA) Brian McEvoy (STERIS) Uwe Gohs […]

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13June2017

Lloyd Scott – Iotron Industries Inc

It was with a very heavy heart that Tino Pereira President/CEO of Iotron Industries Canada/USA Inc. informed us of the passing of Lloyd Scott on Sunday June 4,2017. Lloyd Scott was the founder of Iotron Industries Canada/USA Inc. an Electron beam manufacturer/operator headquartered in Vancouver, Canada with additional facilities/offices in Columbia City, USA and Ottawa […]

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8June2017

New method enables real-time monitoring of materials during irradiation

The linked article appeared in MIT news. It is said that the technique will enable continuous measurement of the changes in materials in high radiation environments. The article includes the following quote about the research – “Our whole goal was to monitor how materials evolve when exposed to radiation,” associate professor Michael Short explains, “but […]

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5June2017

Nanosized delivery systems for radiopharmaceuticals

A valuable scientific research project, a Coordinated Research Project (CRP), is being run by the IAEA in order to develop the opportunity of using radiation technologies for the advancement of sciences and health care. Project Name: Nanosized delivery systems for radiopharmaceuticals The aim of this CRP is to provide significant improvement in the delivery of […]

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2June2017

The International Conference on the IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme: Sixty Years and Beyond – Contributing to Development,

Several heads of state and government, ministers, senior representatives of international organisations and donors gathered at the International Atomic Energy Agency 30 May to 1 June in Vienna to review its efforts to help countries benefit from the peaceful uses of nuclear technology in key development areas such as food security, human health and energy. […]

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1June2017

Instructive Surfaces and Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering

A valuable scientific research project is being undertaken which involved representatives from 15-20 countries. The Coordinated Research Project (CRP) is being run by the IAEA in order to develop the opportunity of using radiation technologies for the advancement of sciences and health care, particularly related to systems for Tissue engineering. Project Name: Instructive Surfaces and Scaffolds […]

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30May2017

Konnexis – Newsletter

New iia member Konnexis, a supplier of irradiation facility control and monitoring systems, has just published its latest newsletter. This includes information about updates to their AccuSOLO and KonnTRACK software and it can be accessed at the following link: http://eepurl.com/cQAAGT . You can sign up to receive future newsletters at the Konnexis website, www.konnexis.com

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