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PNL Awarded $3.6 Million in Army Contracts

August 2nd, 2016 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that it has been awarded multiple contracts by the U.S. Army totaling $3.6 million. Under these contracts, PNL will build an advanced neutron radiography system to detect defective munitions and demonstrate the ability to use their neutron generators to detect and identify concealed explosive threats.

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HTA and SHINE Announce Moly-99 Supply Agreement

June 21st, 2016 | Filed under: Press Release

Beijing, China – HTA Co., Ltd. (HTA), the largest Chinese producer and distributor of radio-pharmaceuticals, and SHINE Medical Technologies (SHINE), a U.S. company dedicated to being the world leader in the safe, clean, affordable production of medical isotopes, announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic agreement for the supply of molybdenum-99 (moly-99). […]

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Phoenix Nuclear and SHINE Complete Unprecedented Neutron Production Run

March 22nd, 2016 | Filed under: Press Release

MONONA, Wis. – Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) and SHINE Medical Technologies (SHINE) announced today that they successfully operated their accelerator-based neutron generator for 132 consecutive hours with greater than 97% uptime. This accomplishment represents an industry first for extended-operation reliability of a gas target neutron generator and is an important demonstration of the robustness of […]

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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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