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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Joins EDGE® Innovation Network

June 5th, 2012 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs announced today it has joined the EDGE® Innovation Network, a collaborative, open-environment initiative enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enhance the delivery cycle of new technologies and innovative capabilities to warfighters and first responders.
“We look forward to working with the broad range of companies within the EDGE network,” said Ross Radel, president of Phoenix Nuclear Labs.

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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Lands Funds to Build Neutron Machines

May 26th, 2012 | Filed under: News

SHINE Medical Technologies has been getting a lot of attention lately for a $20 million agreement with the DOE aimed at making a critical but scarce isotope used to screen for heart disease and cancer.

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Phoenix Nuclear Labs Closes New Round of Equity Fundraising

May 21st, 2012 | Filed under: Press Release

Phoenix Nuclear Labs has successfully completed a $590,500 round of equity fundraising to advance its particle accelerator technology. The investment round was led by the Madison-based angel investment group Wisconsin Investment Partners and Wisconsin native Fred Mancheski, former chairman and CEO of Echlin.

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NNSA Supports the Domestic Production of Moly-99 Without HEU

May 8th, 2012 | Filed under: Press Release

The National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Global Threat Reduction Initiative (GTRI) announced today the signing of a cooperative agreement with the Morgridge Institute for Research (Morgridge) to further the development of accelerator-based technology to produce molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) in the United States without the use of proliferation-sensitive highly enriched uranium (HEU).

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Janesville Lands SHINE Medical Plant

January 25th, 2012 | Filed under: News

Shine Medical Technologies, a Middleton-based company dedicated to being the world leader in safe, clean, affordable production of medical isotopes and cancer treatment elements, announced today it intends to build a new manufacturing plant in Janesville.

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A Collective Effort to Help Madison Start-up Company SHINE

September 11th, 2011 | Filed under: News

The Wisconsin Idea is a concept that has been a profound piece of the UW-Madison character for over a century, and is especially evident in the College of Engineering. It is the notion that education should extend beyond the borders of campus. Students, faculty and staff embrace the Wisconsin Idea daily through activities and studies that impact people across the state, country and world.

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Madison Companies Win Federal Grants to Produce Substance for Heart Care

October 10th, 2010 | Filed under: News

Wisconsin may be the only state in the United States that makes technetium-99m, an isotope that is vital for cancer diagnosis and cardiac stress test. This isotope can be used in tens of thousands of patients every day but unfortunately, it is currently facing short supply around the world.

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Madison Company Seeks Piece of Isotope Market

March 28th, 2010 | Filed under: News

When he founded Phoenix Nuclear Labs LLC five years ago, Greg Piefer wanted to do something simple – like detect nuclear weapons. But a worldwide shortage of a radioactive isotope used in medical imaging tests has drawn the 33-year-old nuclear engineer to a more complicated task.

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