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15 July 2016


It is with great sadness that we report the sudden and unexpected death of Rocco Basson yesterday evening. Rocco was a pioneer of the radiation processing industry and someone who devoted himself to the utilization and growth of radiation technology. In recent years Rocco has worked tirelessly to enable Hepro Cape Town to meet USDA APHIS[…]

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11 July 2016

iia IRaP Awards

The 12th Meeting of the Ionizing Radiation & Polymers symposium will be organized by French Atomic commission (CEA) and the Center of Research on Ions Materials and Photonics (CIMAP) in cooperation with IAEA, Andra, Areva and iia. iia has established a strong working relationship with the organisers of IRaP and is pleased to be supporting[…]

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28 June 2016

Vicki Hitchins

Please see the message below sent on behalf of Mike Scholla to members of AAMI SSC and ST working groups: Dear Colleagues of the AAMI Sterilization Standards Committee and ISO/TC 198, It is with deepest regret and sorrow that I inform you that Vicki (Victoria Millicent) Hitchins of the FDA, Co-Chair of the AAMI Sterilization[…]

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15 June 2016

James Whitby

It is with great sadness that we report the death of James Whitby who received a iia Laureate award for having advanced the science of radiation processing in 2006 and was honoured at the recent JnJ Kilmer conference. In the early 1970s James tackled the issue of dose setting methodology. He went to work characterizing[…]

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11 June 2016


After 21 as Editor-in-Chief Professor Anre Miller is stepping down. He will be replaced by Dr. Piotr Ulanski, Deputy Director at the Institute of Applied Radiation Chemistry,  Lodz University of Technology in Lodz, Poland. Formally the change took place on the 1 July 2016 but we understand that there will be a soft transition. iia would[…]

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20 May 2016

IMRP Laureate Awards 2016

We will be calling for nominations in early July and will close the submission process in mid/late August. Nominations will then be evaluated in September ahead of the IMRP meeting in early November. The call for nominations will be communicated via our website, the IMRP website and via our eblasts and newsletters.  

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11 April 2016

Martin Comben joins the iia team

Martin has been part of the healthcare and irradiation industries since 1984 when he joined Amersham International (now GE Healthcare). In 1993 he joined PURIDEC Irradiation Technologies where he was fundamental in its business development and transfer to REVISS Services (UK) Limited.  Since then Martin has become a well know figure in the industrial irradiation[…]

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13 February 2016

Kathy Hoffman joins the board of iia

The International Irradiation Association is very pleased to announce that Kathy Hoffman, Senior Vice President – Global Environmental, Health and Safety at Sterigenics Inc has joined the board of the International Irradiation Association (iia). During her time in the industry Kathy has worked for Griffiths Microscience, Ion Beam Applications (IBA) and Sterigenics Inc.

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4 January 2016

Dave Meyer retires from Sterigenics International and iia

Dave Meyer retired as Chairman Emeritus of Sterigenics International Inc and as a director of iia on 31 December 2015. Dave has had a long and successful career in the irradiation industry and has been a strong supporter of our Association since it was established to replace Aiii in 2004. During this period Dave has made[…]

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15 September 2015

Award winning Abstracts from the Tihany Symposium on Radiation Chemistry

iia gave a scientific award to three of the Abstracts at the recent Tihany Symposium on Radiation Chemistry. We would like to thank Professor Erzsebet Takacs (Head of Radiation Chemistry at the Institute for Energy Security and Environmental Safety) for her support and efforts in organising the event. The Three winning Abstracts are listed below[…]

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