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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 International Irradiation Association plans to introduce a leadership program early in 2023. The leadership program will act as a bridge between academic studies and the irradiation industry. Focused on graduates nearing the end of their studies the program will give participants a broad overview of...

The iia is pleased to welcome Meissner Consulting GmbH as its newest member.  Meissner Consulting offers complete solutions for facility engineering and process development to users and prospective users of particle accelerators.  With executive management experience and a PhD in nuclear physics, Dr. Jörn Meissner...

It was a huge pleasure to welcome over 350 people from 40+ countries who registered to attended the latest International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP) in Bangkok from the 7 - 11 November. In order to appeal to the largest number of people and to address...

The pre-conference training course Radiation Processing for Advanced and Renewable Materials: From Basics to Industrialisation is being held at the Faculty of Science at Kasetsart university in Bangkok this week. 24 students from 13 countries are attending the course which runs from 2-4 November 2022. Lecturers...

Professor Xavier Coqueret, a polymer chemist from the Universite de Reims Champagne Ardenne in France, has been appointed to the board of the International Irradiation Association. Xavier is a well known and well respected member international irradiation community.    ...

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...

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