The University of Sydney’s Drug Discovery Initiative awarded the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) $80,000 in seed funding to manufacture molecules of tumour-targeting triphenylphosphonium (TPP) units, linked to metal chelators. The molecules are suitable for containing radioisotopes in theranostic applications. This funding will help research into the TPP for use in treating cancer, … Continue reading Seed funding awarded for personalised nuclear medicines
The full-scale manufacturing of nuclear medicines can now begin at Lucas Heights, following licence approval on June 13. Part of Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), the ANSTO Nuclear Medicine (ANM) facility was producing small quantities of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) but can now produce commercial quantities. “This is the most advanced and safest manufacturing facility … Continue reading Licence awarded for nuclear medicine facility
The New South Wales Government (NSW) is set to invest more than $12.5 million into the Australia Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation’s (ANSTO) Innovation Precinct at the Lucas Heights campus in Sydney. The investment will see the expansion of ANSTO’s nandin deep technology incubator and assist scientists, students, and start-up industries in NSW. The Precinct … Continue reading NSW Government to invest $12.5 million into ANSTO
Former federal court judge, Dr Annabelle Bennett, has been appointed chairperson of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Board (ANSTO). Bennett is currently chancellor of Bond University and practices as a consultant senior counsel, a mediator and an arbitrator. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews congratulated Bennett on her appointment for a … Continue reading Former judge to lead Australian science board
The Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) has launched Nandin – a deep technology incubator part of ANSTO’s Innovation Precinct in Southern Sydney. The incubator, named Nandin, is intended to bring entrepreneurs, startups and small and medium businesses together to embrace challenge-based innovation, design solutions and take science and technology-based products and services to market. … Continue reading ANSTO launches deep technology incubator
A new imaging technology developed at Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) makes it possible to image, identify and locate gamma-ray radiation remotely – therefore reducing the risk of radiation exposure to workers. Gamma radiation measurement is required in various industrial settings where there is radiation, such as nuclear reactors, nuclear medicine facilities and high energy physics laboratories. Some … Continue reading ANSTO develops new gamma-ray radiation imaging technology
The use of laser deposition in additive manufacturing for repair and re-manufacture of components in industries such as aerospace and automotive can become more reliable and durable thanks to a new study findings. The research, carried out in collaboration between Australia’s Nuclear Science ad Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Monash University and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, … Continue reading ANSTO research helps improve laser deposition in additive manufacturing
Minister for Science and Research, Senator Chris Evans, has announced that the federal government will invest $168 million to construct a nuclear medicine manufacturing plant.