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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...

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...

The iia is pleased to share that registration for IMRP20 is now open. In addition to the 'Full Conference Package' for attendance of the entire meeting, the iia has introduced the 'Forum Package' that enables attendance of pre-selected sessions on focussed topics. Further details about the IMRP20...

The first Research Coordination Meeting (RCM) of the new IAEA Coordinated Research Project (CRP) D61026 on Novel Irradiation Technology for Phytosanitary Treatment of Food Commodities and Promotion of Trade was held from 22 to 29 March 2022 as a virtual meeting. The RCM was attended by...

STERIS AST operates a new X-ray facility at Venlo, the Netherlands, a logistical hub near the German border.  The accelerator is a 5-7 Mev – 700 kW Rhodotron with a tantalum target.  The automation of the warehouse and robotic dosimetry retrieval system enable fully automated...

RADIATION PROCESSING FOR ADVANCED AND RENEWABLE MATERIALS - FROM BASICS TO INDUSTRIALIZATION Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand November 2-4, 2022 This training course is co-organised by the iia and Kasetsart University and will be run immediately before the 20th International Meeting on Radiation Processing (IMRP20) The course is aimed at graduate...

The Gafchromic™ dosimetry system offers a relatively simple, low cost and accurate means of assessing low doses used for the Sterile Insect Technique and phytosanitary irradiation.  The dosimeter is a small (1 × 1 cm square), thin (~100 micron) film that changes colour when irradiated.  The...

An article by Dr. Michal Daněk and Wilhelm Schneider of BGS Beta-Gamma-Service GmbH & Co. KG (‘BGS’), a member of iia, highlights the value of irradiation crosslinking to the automotive industry. The article explains how irradiation crosslinking can improve the performance of materials to help meet...

The iia formed the Gamma Working Group (GWG) in 2019 in order to collaborate with industry, support gamma irradiation technology and respond to industry needs as and when required.  Over the last 3 years the group has been highly engaged and productive working on a...

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