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NRC to Issue Construction Permit for SHINE Medical Isotope Facility

February 25th, 2016 | Filed under: Press Release

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has authorized its staff to issue a construction permit for a first-of-a-kind facility dedicated to medical isotope production. The Commission, having completed a mandatory hearing, found the staff’s review of the SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc. application sufficient to make the necessary safety and environmental findings. This will be the first construction […]

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Success shines on a pair of Monona businesses

January 28th, 2016 | Filed under: News

Yes, it is rocket science: The past couple of months have been very, very good for a pair of up-and-coming Monona businesses: SHINE Medical Technologies and Phoenix Nuclear Laboratories. Both were founded by Gregory Piefer, who has a doctorate in nuclear engineering and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering, physics and computer engineering from […]

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SHINE’s Founder and CEO Awarded Top Honors by UW-Madison College of Engineering

January 11th, 2016 | Filed under: Press Release

Madison, WI – The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering has awarded Dr. Greg Piefer, founder and CEO of SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc. (SHINE) the Early-Career Achievement Award. The award honors young alumni whose achievements stand out as exceptional, typically within 10 years of graduation.

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SHINE: New Production Process Helps Imaging Isotope Shortage

January 7th, 2016 | Filed under: News

As aging nuclear reactors require increased maintenance, and even shut down completely, the strain on their production is being felt far beyond the energy industry: inside oncology and cardiac clinics. But help is on the way.  

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It Takes Two: GE Healthcare and SHINE team up

November 9th, 2015 | Filed under: Press Release

CHALFONT ST. GILES, UK – 9 November 2015 –Today, SHINE and GE Healthcare announced they have successfully obtained pharmaceutical-grade Tc-99m from GE Healthcare’s Drytec™ (Technetium Tc99m Generator) For the Production of Sodium Pertechnetate for Tc99m Injection, using Mo-99 produced by SHINE’s innovative process.

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SHINE Achieves Major Milestone on Path to Construction Permit Approval

October 26th, 2015 | Filed under: Press Release

Monona, WI – SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc., a Wisconsin-based company dedicated to being the world leader in the safe, clean, affordable production of medical tracers and cancer treatment elements, announced today that the staff of its primary regulator, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), has completed their safety and environmental reviews and recommends approval of a […]

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Additional $2 Million Award for SHINE

October 21st, 2015 | Filed under: Press Release

Monona, WI – SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc. (SHINE), a Wisconsin-based medical isotope company, announced today that it has been awarded $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) as part of a $2 million cooperative agreement. The new funding will continue acceleration of SHINE’s efforts to establish a reliable, domestic […]

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SHINE Signs License Agreement for SRNL Innovation

October 15th, 2015 | Filed under: Press Release

Monona, WI and Aiken, SC – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS), the management and operating contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), has granted SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc. (SHINE) an exclusive license on SRNL’s patented hydrogen isotope separation process for use in medical isotope production. SHINE is a Wisconsin-based […]

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