Summer School "Advanced application of electron beam accelerators"

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The Summer School " Advanced application of electron beam accelerators " was held on 19-23 June 2017 in Warsaw. The meeting was organized by the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology and International Atomic Energy Agency within ARIES project co-funded by the European Commission under the H2020 program. The meeting was attended by 40 people from 14 countries representing scientists working in this field, manufacturers and end users of this technology. IAEA was represented by Mr. Sunil Sabharwal - Technical Officer from Radioisotope Products and Radiation Technology Section (RIRT).

The lectures on the applications of the electron accelerators to the modification of polymers, environmental protection, the radiopharmaceuticals production and the food hygienization were delivered at the Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering Warsaw University of Technology. The programme of Summer School included also the experimental part which took place in Radiation Plant for Sterilization of Medical Devices, Laboratory of Radiation Modification of Polymers and Laboratory for Measurements of Technological Doses.

The meeting was closed with a panel discussion on the possible applications, development perspectives and economic aspects of the technologies based on electron accelerators using.