IAEA 59th General Conference

Atoms in Industry - Radiation Technology for Development

The Scientific Forum on Atoms in Industry takes place 15-16 September 2015 in Board Room D, C-Building, 4th Floor, in the Vienna International Centre (VIC), the venue of the General Conference, with a focus on how radiation technologies contribute to many aspects of daily life through their application in industry, bringing socio-economic, health, safety and environmental benefits. The Forum is being held in conjunction with the General Conference.

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Atoms in Industry: Rays of Hope for Development

Radiation technology has the potential to boost industrial development, improving productivity in a cost-effective and environmentally-sound way, was the conclusion of this year’s Scientific Forum. Read more →

Atoms in Industry: The IAEA Scientific Forum Opens

Cutting-edge industrial technologies underpin the success of strong economies, in developed and developing countries alike. Nuclear science and technology, in particular, can make a major contribution to economic growthand have an important role to play in support of sustainable development, said IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano at the opening of the 2015 Scientific Forum.  Read story →

Director General's Statement to the Scientific Forum

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano delivered a statement during the opening of to the Scientific Forum on Atoms in Industry in which he pointed out how nuclear techniques are used extensively in industry to increase product quality and safety, benefiting both producers and consumers. Read full statement →  | Video

IAEA Video: Radiation Technologies in Daily Life

A Bright Young Mind - Interview with Taylor Wilson

Photo Essay: E-Beam Treatment for Wastewater

Wastewater from clothes dyeing processes is leading to environmental pollution. The IAEA supports the use of a radiation technology to address this issue. View photo essay...

Industrial Applications Photo Galleries

Cultural Heritage Preservation

Non -Destructive Testing


Medical Sterilization

Material Modification

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