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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 IAEA highlight that, as a consequence of the Covid pandemic, 70%  of nuclear imaging procedures were disrupted. These procedures are crucial in the diagnosis and management of cancer and cardiovascular diseases. The disruption has allowed non-communicable and other diseases to develop and progress undetected, potentially...

A optical fibers dosimeter is being tested on the International Space Station (ISS). This project called Lumina is coordinated by the Centre d'Aide au Développement des Activités en Micropesanteur et des Opérations Spatiales (CADMOS), a team of the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES, Toulouse, France)...

The iia has published the article ‘The Future of Gamma Irradiation for Medical Device Sterilization’.  The article summarises the current status of gamma irradiation and highlights why the technology remains critical to meeting the growing and long term demand for sterilization.  The article was written...

APAR Industries Ltd, a member of iia, is a global industry leader in the manufacture of conductors, cables and specialty oils and lubricants.  APAR manufactures one of the widest ranges of cables in the world and operates the largest e-beam wire and cable manufacturing capacity in...

ALATI gave a series of dissemination talks on irradiation technology in Latin America at the 2021 CIEMI – SPIA Congress (XVII International Congress of Electrical, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering of the Panamanian Society of Engineers and Architects CIEMI-SPIA 2021). On November 17th, several Latin American representatives...

The Rhisotope project is a fine example of the varied and beneficial applications of isotopes. The project aims to reduce the illicit trade in Rhino horn along with the associated poaching that results in the death and mutilation of many of the remaining rhinoceros population. Profesor...

The Kilmer Conference Program Coordinator (John Logar) has circulated a Request for Abstracts for Kilmer 2022. The Kilmer Conference recognises pioneering efforts in the field of sterilization and sterility assurance, taking its name from Fred Kilmer, who was a leader in the pharmaceutical industry and director...

In order to highlight the contribution of non-energy solutions of the nuclear industry to the 17 Sustainable Developments Goals (SDG's) of the United Nations, Rosatom organised aside event on the margins of COP26 on Monday 8 November 2021. Moderator of the session was Polina Lion,...

On Thursday  11th November at 1pm (NZDT), the Stakeholder and Consumer Intelligence Team of the Plant and Food Research X-Ray Working Group will hold a virtual research seminar (Zoom) about retailer and consumer attitudes toward phytosanitary irradiation. Irradiation using X-Ray has significant potential as a phytosanitary...

IONISOS, a member of iia, has been working with partners on the development of 2 interesting applications of gamma irradiation. The first project involves the gamma irradiation of natural fibres that can be used to reinforce composite materials.  This technology is an alternative to chemical or...

Our members IBA (Belgium) and TRAD (France) just announced that they entered into a partnership agreement to enable the development of a new radiation processing module based on TRAD’s RayXpert® 3D modelling and dose calculation technology.  RayXpert® is a 3D modelling and dose calculation software...

On Oct. 21, an historic Private Member’s Bill was introduced into the Ontario Government Legislature, Canada, by Bill Walker, MPP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound. The bill asserted Ontario’s global role as a leader in the supply of isotopes. This is a significant and positive development that...

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