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IMRP20 date and location confirmed

The iia Board and Management have given careful consideration to the location and timing options for IMRP20 throughout 2021 and are now able to confirm that the event will proceed, as a face-to-face event in Bangkok, between 7-11 November 2022. In reaching its decision the iia...

John Logar, strategic leader and radiation sterilisation expert who has spent most of his career involved with ASTM serving in many roles including Chair of the ASTM Board of Directors and Steve Capmbell, acting President and CEO at AAMI, joined the SfSAP board on 11 January...

Rosatom Healthcare JSC is part of the Russian pavilion at the Dubai EXPO where they organised a discussion on "non energy applications of nuclear technology for addressing global challenges". The discussion was held yesterday, 18 January and centred around three key issues: Nuclear Medicine Radiation Sterilisation Non...

The I.FAST project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, will organize a 10-day challenge for multidisciplinary teams of young people in the form of  seminar that will be held at the European Scientific Institute (ESI) near Geneva from Tuesday 26...

After a lapse of two years Texas A&M are re-starting their annual hands-on workshops in April 2022. The workshops have been instrumental in empowering decision makers in industry to adopt electron beam and x-ray technologies in their companies and have also enabled entrepreneurs to launch...

Two announcements were made last month about the signing of memorandums of understanding to develop the production of Cobalt-60 at pressurized water reactors (PWRs).  These announcements are as follows: Westinghouse and EDF Collaborate in Life-Saving Nuclear Medical Applications: https://info.westinghousenuclear.com/news/westinghouse-edf-mou-cobalt-60 Framatome partners with Exelon Generation to strengthen long-term supply...

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IBA will increase their contribution to iia by moving their membership category from Gold to Platinum level.  This move reflects the increased standing of IBA’s Industrial Solutions business within the radiation processing industry.  IBA continue to be at the forefront of accelerator technology as they...

From November 22 to 27, 2021, our member ARC-Nucleart, in collaboration with the IAEA,  hosted a workshop and meeting of experts in Grenoble, France on radiation technologies for cultural heritage preservation. The event attracted over 100 participants from Asia and the Pacific, Africa, Europe, and...

This new website has been developed to provide enhanced functionality for iia members and those with an interest in irradiation processing. At the present time documents and data are still being uploaded to the website. The site now includes an information hub where members will find...

The iia is pleased to welcome Institute de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (IRSN) France as its latest new member.  IRSN contributes to the safety of existing and future nuclear facilities, and to the radiological monitoring of French national territory and of workers exposed to...

The Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) has organised a short webinar that aims to improve engagement with Canadian government officials and awareness and understanding of the importance of isotope production and supply. Bruce Power, Nordion and the iia will contribute to the discussion. The CNIC is...

Cleaning, freeze-drying and sterilization by irradiation is a combination of processes that have now been used for a few decades to prepare human replacement tissues in surgical procedures. One example is bone grafts taken from corpses used to fill holes caused by trauma, cancer, or...

The iia held the 4th meeting of its Gamma Working Group (GWG) on 30th November 2021.  Thank you to those individuals from the gamma irradiation community that contributed to this meeting and enabled the group to progress its various initiatives. SANDIA National Laboratories (SNL) updated the...

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