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15 February 2018

Innovative sterilization process for complex components

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology – a member of iia – have developed a sterilization process with low-energy electrons for components with complex geometries. With the help of a robotic arm and adapted software control, electron beam sterilization can be used for complex products, extremely rough surfaces,[…]

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7 February 2018

Young Investigator Awards

Following tradition, the ICIP 2018 will have young investigator sessions to highlight high quality work representing a wide variety of topics in radiation research. A young investigator is defined as a graduate student, a postdoctoral fellow, or someone in the first year of a potentially permanent position. The selected young investigators will receive support for[…]

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2 February 2018

IAEA Conferences – Call for Presentations

International Conference on Challenges Faced by Technical and Scientific Support Organizations- Belgium, 15-18th 2018. Interested participants have until 17 March 2018 to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations at the International Conference on the Challenges Faced by Technical and Scientific Support Organizations in Enhancing Nuclear Safety and Security: Ensuring Effective and Sustainable Expertise, to[…]

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30 January 2018

Dioscuri Centres of Scientific Excellence

Dioscuri, is a programme initiated by the Max Planck Society (MPG), jointly managed with the National Science Centre in Poland (NCN), and mutually funded by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MNiSW) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to support the development of lighthouses of scientific excellence in Central[…]

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24 January 2018

Special Issue at RPC – Radiation & Nano (Second Call for Papers)

In October 2017, the international irradiation association had made available through continuous engagement with the journal Radiation Physics and Chemistry (Elsevier) the opportunity for iia members to contribute to a special issue entitled – Radiation Technologies for the Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Systems. iia member institutes, university researchers and laboratories are invited to submit[…]

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23 January 2018

Food Irradiation and the Changing Climate

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency have jointly produced a valuable video which explains how food irradiation benefits society. The introduction to the video explains: “Throughout history, insect pests have posed challenges by spreading diseases, damaging crops and affecting environments, causing damage of more than 70[…]

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19 January 2018

NICSTAR 2018

NICSTAR 2018 is being held between March 5-7 in Mumbai, India. NICSTAR is organised by NAARRI in cooperation with the Department of Atomic Energy India and the IAEA. The event is being supported by the International Irradiation Association (iia) and the World Council on Isotopes (WCI). Many our members and contacts will be represented at[…]

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6 January 2018

Recent changes to the editorial board of Radiation Physics and Chemistry

Radiation Physics and Chemistry (ELSEVIER) has announced changes in the Editorial Board of the journal. The Editor-in-Chief for the Radiation Chemistry section the journal, Prof.Dr. Laszlo Wojnarovits, stepped down at the end of 2017 but he continues to be involved as a Consulting Editor. His successor is Prof. Jay Lavern, from the University of Notre[…]

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3 January 2018

New Members of iia

As we reflect on last year, the International Irradiation Association would like to thank its long term and new members that enable iia to continue to promote the safe and beneficial use of irradiation. We look forward to representing the interests of our members during 2018, acting as the global voice for the radiation processing[…]

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2 January 2018

January 2018 Newsletter

The latest iia newsletter was circulated today. It can be accessed by clicking on the following link: January 2018 Newsletter

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