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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...

The construction of a new irradiation center next to Cai Cui port, the central port of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam, has been announced by Can Tho Irradiation Joint Stock Company on July, 14, 2022. On an area of nearly 2 hectares, a multi-purpose irradiation facility...

Visit the Phytosanitary Irradiation Platform website (psipglobal.org) for news about phytosanitary irradiation and associated developments. The most recent news article is about a new electron beam facility for the irradiation of fresh produce in Texas, USA. The facility operates under the name of Reveam and was...

BGS (Beta-Gamma-Service) is hosting a second virtual trade fair on trends and themes in radiation sterilisation and radiation crosslinking on the 28 and 29 September 2022. For further details and links to register for the virtual trade fair visit the event page on our website. ...

Humans are rapidly exhausting the finite resources of the planet, so it is urgent to develop more effective and resource-saving processes, including for metals extraction. In Germany, the "BioIntElekt" project aims at extracting metals with the help of bacteria. For this purpose, our member Fraunhofer FEP...

Conversations in the healthcare community increasingly refer to challenges in accessing sufficient sterilisation capacity. In recent years organisations, including the IAEA, have referred to alternative technologies suggesting that the market is looking to switch from gamma to alternatives including EB and X-ray. In reality the healthcare...

The increasing number of materials and products treated with irradiation is causing operators to seek ways of optimising their processes, including the dosimetry steps.  TRAD Tests and Radiation, a member of iia based in France, recently published two document about its RayXpert software. RayXpert is...

Johnson and Johnson first hosted the Kilmer conference in 1976. The conference brings together invited professionals in microbiology, quality assurance, assurance of sterility and infection control from industry, academia, regulatory authorities and healthcare delivery organisations. Previous conferences focused on advances in terminal sterilisation and aseptic processing,...

Texas A&M University’s National Center for Electron Beam Research (NCEBR) have re-started their hands-on electron beam technology workshops. After a 2-year hold due to the pandemic, the NCEBR held their 11th offering of the workshop April 25-29th on the Texas A&M University campus in College...

BGS Beta-Gamma-Service, a member of iia, has announced the expansion of its warehouse capacity in order to meet increasing demand for its sterilisation services.  BGS is also investing in the extension of a new laboratory in order to meet increased material testing requirements for radiation...

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