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.
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.Read more +
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.Read more +
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).Read more +
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.Read more +
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.Read more +
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.Read more +
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.Read more +