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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...

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Alan tallentire, a much-loved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather on October 6th 2022. Alan Tallentire was a Microbiologist, Emeritus Professor, University of Manchester, School of Health Sciences, Division of Pharmacy & Optometry. He was a prominent...

The use of low energy electron beams keeps expanding and more applications are emerging. Our member Fraunhofer FEP just announced that they succeeded in producing anti-adhesive coatings on plastic film by applying low energy accelerated electrons without the use of additional chemical crosslinking agents. Electrons functionalize...

The IAEA just published the Final Report of the work undertaken under coordinated research project (CRP) D61024 on the Development of Electron Beam and X ray Applications for Food Irradiation (DEXAFI). The coordinated research project was implemented by the Joint FAO/IAEA Centre of Nuclear Techniques...

The latest iia publication - The development of radiation processing in Latin America and the Caribbean Region is now available in the publications section of our website. Latin America and the Caribbean Region have an established history of scientific research and the commercial application of radiation processing....

The IAEA’s Second International Conference on the Application of Radiation Science and Technology (ICARST) was held at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria, from 22 to 26 August. The IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi opened the Conference attended in person by about 400 participants...

The Special Issue on Electron Beam Processing of Materials brings together scientists working at universities, research institutes, laboratories, and various industries to discuss state-of-the-art research on material processing using electron beam methods for different applications. The methods and devices based on the use of electron beams for material processing are...

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The Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is being held in New York between 1 – 26 August 2022. Representatives of international and national industry associations, and their members, covering a variety of nuclear applications...

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...

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