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1 June 2017

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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24 May 2017

Source Security Working Group

The Source Security Working Group met last Thursday for a scheduled all day meeting to discuss recent developments, engage with key industry players, expand its sphere of influence and to plan future initiatives. The meeting was held at the Elekta offices in DC and included engagement with: GAO (Government Accountability Office) NNSA ORS (National Nuclear […]

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22 May 2017

1979 “AAMI 60Co Dose Setting Intercompany Studies” – The Beginnings of Method 2 of ISO 11137-2

John Kowalski recently posted an item on LinkedIn that provided some valuable and interesting historic information about the first White Paper on the 1979 “AAMI 60Co Dose Setting Intercompany Studies”, protocols and results of the three study phases of these studies. The original documents show calculations that were made to determine an estimated sterilization dose, […]

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18 May 2017

Mr. Zhang Xianghua establishes the “Zhang Xianghua Laureate Prize” with Personal Fund One Million CNY

During the 18th International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP 2016) held in Vancouver, Canada on November 11, 2016, the International Irradiation Association (iia) awarded the association’s highest accolade, the Laureate Award, to Mr. Zhang Xianghua, former Chairman (1992-2016) of Wuxi EL PONT Radiation Technology Co., Ltd. To express his gratitude to all the contributors to […]

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17 May 2017

ICARST – Presentations

The ICARST conference organised by the IAEA included valuable presentations, debates and poster presentations. The image is of Director General Amano being greated by DDG Aldo Malavasi, DDG Yang and Professor and iia director Andrzej Chmielewski at the opening of ICARST 2017. The presentations that were given at ICARST can be accessed via the link […]

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15 May 2017

Reims Institute of Molecular Chemistry joins iia

The Institute of Molecular Chemistry in Reims, France, recently became a member of iia. Xavier Coqueret, director of the Institute, is a very well known and highly respected scientist. Our Association looks forward to working with Xavier and his team. The International Irradiation Association aims to provide a bridge between science and industry and to […]

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5 May 2017

ICARST 2017: How the IAEA Helps

The IAEA have posted a news item about ICARST on their website. The news posting explains who radiation, when used wisely and with the right safety precautions, can work wonders for our lives and the environment, making our world a safer, healthier and more secure place to live. Click on the link to visit the […]

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4 May 2017

Advanced Nano Materials session at ICARST

The International Irradiation Association attended and exhibited at the IAEA International Conference on Applications of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST). We have previously posted details of the agenda and abstracts for the conference which included many very interesting presentations. One very session addressed Advanced Nano Materials which would have been of interest to the medical […]

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3 May 2017

iia at ICARST

Last week iia exhibited at the first ICARST organised by the IAEA and held at the Vienna International Centre in Vienna. More than 20 iia members were present and valuable conversations were held with our members and those who are in the process of joining. In addition we were able to engage with a number […]

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Non-Dynamic Eb Spread Device
12 April 2017

Non-Dynamic Eb Spread Device for electron accelerators developed by Huazhong University & Wuxi El Pont

A Non-Dynamic Electron Beam Spread Device for electron accelerators developed by Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Wuxi El Pont Radiation Technology Co., Ltd A Non-Dynamic Electron Beam Spread Device for electron accelerators has been developed under a cooperation of two research groups directed by Associate Professor Jiang HUANG from Huazhong University of Science […]

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