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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 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 first Research Coordination Meeting of the IAEA Collaborative Research Project Innovating Radiation Processing of Food with Low Energy Beams from Machine Sources (CRP D61025) took place on 2,3 and 9,10 September 2021. The association was invited to attend to attend as an observer for...

The IAEA highlights that plastic pollution is one of today’s most pressing global environmental challenges and a direct threat to sustainable development. According to projections, by 2025 the ocean will contain one tonne of plastic for every three tonnes of fish, and by 2050, there may be more plastic in...

The EU-supported project I.FAST has announced a traineeship programme to support knowledge transfer between laboratories and industry. The programme offers the opportunity for an early-career engineer or technician working at a European industrial company to work as trainee at one of the I.FAST European Accelerator Development Laboratories for...

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BGS, a member of iia, has announced details of its virtual ‘Irradiation Service Days’ to be held on 29th & 30th September 2021.  Through presentations and discussion, BGS aims to show: manufacturers from medical technology and biotechnology what it takes to successfully carry out radiation sterilization processes; and users...

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A demonstration facility using an electron beam to treat medical wastewater started operation in May 2021 at the Xiyuan Hospital in the Hubei Province of China. The irradiation treatment aims at controlling microbiological contamination and dissociating biologically active compounds such as antibiotics. The pilot unit...

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Framatome, a member of iia, recently completed the factory acceptance test of an advanced transport system for BBF Sterilisationsservice GmbH’s gamma irradiation facility in Germany. The innovative system is the first of its kind to use walking-beam technology that was developed by Framatome to address...

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