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The International Meeting on Radiation Processing 2024

The iia invites you to the 21st International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP 2024), taking place 4-8 November 2024 in Costa Rica. The IMRP 2024 theme will be ‘Irradiation Technologies – Available, Sustainable and Growing’. The exhibition space will be at the core of the conference, offering a...

The IAEA is hosting a series of webinars on a range of radiation processing topics.  It is anticipated that webinars will be available monthly and iia is in discussion with IAEA on how it can contribute to these events.  If members of the irradiation community...

Arthur Dumba, General Manager of the iia, recently attended three industry events on behalf of the iia. Learn more below. AAMI/FDA neXus Arthur Dumba attended the the inaugural AAMI/FDA neXus, The Medical Device Standards Conference, held 20-22 February 2024 in Washington DC. This was a valuable opportunity...

After a long career in the irradiation industry, which commenced in the 1970’s, Yves is now endeavouring to fully embrace retirement and is stepping down from the iia board with effect from 30 April 2024. Yves' contribution to our industry and to the development and evolution...

The latest IMRP 2024 newsletter has been published and can be found at this link, or below. To sign up to recieve the IMRP 2024 newsletter, and all other iia newsletters, please follow this link. You can now register to attend IMRP 2024 in Costa Rica! We are...

Irradiation operators and iia members have created a new group - 'France Rayonnements Ionisants' (FRI) with the support and involvement of Yves Henon (IMRP Laureate and iia board director).  The recently created group promoting the safe and beneficial use of irradiation in France, will organize...

The iia is pleased to welcome MedAccred as its newest member. MedAccred is an industry managed, consensus-driven approach to ensuring critical manufacturing process quality throughout the medical device supply chain. In today’s world of global manufacturing, the supply chain is multi-tiered and geographically remote, making oversight challenging...

STERIS, a member of the iia, recently announced completion of expansion of its facility at Chonburi Thailand and planned expansion at Suzhou China. These expansions include the incorporation of X-ray processing capabilities to enable STERIS to enhance its sterilisation services using a wider range of technologies. The announcements can be read at these links to the STERIS website: STERIS ANNOUNCES COMPLETED EXPANSION OF...

AAMI recently published a collection of articles in their publication ‘Industrial Sterilization: Material Compatibility & Process Optimisation’. Under Material Compatibility, articles include: ‘Effects of Electron Beam Sterilization on Polytetrafluoroethylene: Design of Experiments Study’ 'Effect of Gamma and X-ray Irradiation on Polymers Commonly Used in Healthcare Products’ Under...

IBA Industrial Solutions, member of the iia, has signed a contract to install its Be-Efficient electron beam irradiation solution in Germany. The contract, announced on March 19, 2024, includes two Rhodotron® accelerators along with supporting systems for polymer crosslinking applications. Typically priced between EUR 11...

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