New partnership advances medical isotope technology

McMaster University and Promation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together to bring a new medical isotope technology developed at McMaster to the marketplace. At the center of this collaboration is a new technology for producing lutetium-177 (Lu-177), an increasingly sought-after medical isotope. Clinical trials have shown that Lu-177-based drugs have tremendous […]   READ MORE

CNIC signs historic MOU to collaborate on the 11th International Conference on Isotopes

TORONTO – May 12 , 2021  –The Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC)  and the Local Organizing Committee of the 11th International Conference on Isotopes (11ICI) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to co-promote and support the conference’s success in 2022. The 11ICI will be  hosted by Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation in […]   READ MORE

BWXT Medical Enters into a New Long-Term Agreement with Boston Scientific

(Ottawa, Ontario – May 10, 2021) – BWXT Medical Ltd. (BWXT Medical) announced today that it has entered into a new long-term, mutually exclusive agreement to manufacture TheraSphere™ Y-90 Glass Microspheres for Boston Scientific, a leading global medical device company. Developed for the treatment of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), TheraSphere treatment is comprised of millions […]   READ MORE

New report shines spotlight on Canadian isotope excellence

Medical isotope ecosystem directory details tremendous capabilities of Canada’s isotope industry.   Today, the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) and the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) released the Canadian Medical Isotope Ecosystem Directory. The directory demonstrates the capabilities of the Canadian isotope sector companies and their leading international expertise as well as highlights the […]   READ MORE

Canada is an Isotope Superpower

On the CNIC’s 3rd birthday we highlight why the isotope sector is key contributor to economic recovery. The importance of nuclear medicine and medical isotopes in our daily lives — and Canada’s global leadership position in this sector — admittedly flies under the radar for most people, and their significance has never been more vital […]   READ MORE