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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 iia is pleased to welcome Sartorius as its latest new member. Partner of Life Science Research and the Biopharmaceutical Industry Many diseases, such as cancer, dementia or inflammatory diseases, are still incurable. Sartorius is helping biotech scientists and engineers across the entire globe to develop and...

The attenuation of vaccines is a beneficial use of ionizing radiation that has been used for decades. Now it has allowed a breakthrough in the fight against malaria. Malaria is a primary cause of childhood illness and death in sub-Saharan Africa. More than 260 000 African...

The iia, as a founding member of the Society for Sterility Assurance Professionals (SfSAP), will be represented at the upcoming Kilmer Conference in Athens Greece during 13 – 16 June 2022.  The SfSAP are planning an interactive presentation titled: A structured pathway to support, attract,...

There have been many developments since the international phytosanitary irradiation community met during the Chapman University Forum in 2018. The Phytosanitary Irradiation Platform (PsIP psipglobal.org) has since been formed by the iia to unite and represent this growing global industry. The first Phytosanitary Irradiation Forum will...

On 27th April 2022, The China Isotope & Radiation Corporation (CIRC), a member of iia, published its 2021 annual report.  This document shows the complex nature and wide scope of CIRC activities that include research and development, manufacturing and sales of pharmaceuticals, radioactive sources and...

The IMRP20 May newsletter has now been circulated with the latest updates: Abstract submission deadline extended Registration is open - see the options Pre-IMRP20 Traning Course Workshop on Security of Gamma Irradiators Exhibition update - the opportunity to exhibit is now open to non-members The newsletter...

The Irradiation Panel met on 6th April 2022 for its Annual General Meeting following meetings of the Irradiation and Microbiology Working Groups the preceding day.  The Annual General Meeting was notable for a number of reasons: The Panel officially adopted a new name, to be...

Thank you to those that have already submitted abstracts to be considered for inclusion in the IMRP20 program. The abstract submission deadline has now been extended to 1st June 2022. Papers presenting case studies are preferred and a list of topics that are of particular interest is...

The National Association for Application of Radioisotopes and Radiation (NAARRI), Mumbai, India has announced details of its NICSTAR-2023 conference. Radiation Technologies: Challenges & Opportunities for Sustainable Development 'The National Association for Application of Radioisotopes and Radiation (NAARRI) is pleased to announce an international conference on radioisotopes and...

REPSOL Healthcare in collaboration with IONISOS,  a member of iia, will present their webinar 'Polypropylene solutions for radiation sterilization' at 4pm CEST on 26th April 2022. The effects of radiation on polymers and solutions to mitigate its effects on polypropylene will be discussd along with a...

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