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Mirion and CNIC to partner to advance radiation safety and explore new possibilities in science, industry, and medicine

Toronto – April xx 2024 – The Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) is proud to announce Mirion as its latest member. A leading provider of advanced radiation safety solutions, Mirion offers decades of expertise and a comprehensive suite of technologies to ensure safety, as well as product quality, at every stage of the radiopharmaceutical lifecycle. From isotope production to patient delivery, Mirion solutions help advance diagnostics and therapeutics to empower better outcomes.

In support of its mission to harness unrivaled knowledge of radiation for the greater good of humanity, Mirion partners with radiopharmaceutical producers and healthcare organizations to enable and accelerate critical advancements while maintaining safety for patients and workers. Its solutions and expertise enable isotope producers and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers to overcome safety barriers that restrict alpha emitter production, increasing availability and accelerating innovation, adoption, and growth of these treatments.

Mirion operates over 14 major industrial facilities including two in Canada – Cambridge, Ontario and Concord, Ontario. Dedicated to increasing education about the importance, role, and safe application of nuclear technologies, Mirion offers decades of experience and expertise, as well as a wealth of educational resources to inform the public and industry about protecting against the effects of radiation while harnessing its transformative potential. Together, the CNIC and Mirion will work to promote and advance educational efforts on the importance of radiation safety across all aspects of the nuclear medicine supply chain.

Mirion's membership in the CNIC marks a major milestone towards the CNIC’s mission of enhancing the delivery and safety of nuclear medicine and healthcare. Inspired by the growth in the Canadian and international market for medical isotopes, Mirion seeks to better engage with CNIC members in the industry to strengthen operations and address the needs of this dynamic, growing industry.

“We are proud to welcome Mirion to the CNIC’s diverse membership across the isotope supply chain, brought together by a shared vision of a safer, more efficient, and patient-centric healthcare system,” said, James Scongack, Chair of the CNIC. “Together, the CNIC and Mirion will work to harness the full potential of nuclear technology in medicine by increasing radiation safety for healthcare workers and patients and maximizing opportunities for patient care.”

"We are thrilled to join the ranks of CNIC's esteemed membership, united by a common goal of revolutionizing the isotope supply chain and advancing the healthcare landscape," said Steve Mettler, Acting Nuclear Medicine President at Mirion. “We look forward to applying our expertise in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging instrumentation, equipment, phantoms, and personal dosimetry, to advance safety and quality from isotope production to patient care.”

Steve Mettler will join the CNIC panel discussion, “Outfitting Hospitals for 21st Century Procedures” on June 6, 2024. He applies more than 30 years of experience in technical, commercial and management roles, most recently focused on expanding Mirion’s business applications in critical emerging markets including radiopharamaceutical therapy applications. To learn more about Mirion solutions, please visit mirion.com.

About the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council

The Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC) is an independent, not-for-profit advocacy and member services organization. The CNIC supports over 85 members from across science, academia, healthcare, and nuclear-sector organizations dedicated to maintaining Canada’s position as a global leader in the production of life-saving isotopes. The CNIC raises awareness and advocates for long-term policies that support health-care innovation and will save countless lives for decades to come.

To learn more about the CNIC, visit www.CanadianIsotopes.ca and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

About Mirion

Mirion (NYSE: MIR) is a global leader in radiation safety, science and medicine, empowering innovations that deliver vital protection while harnessing the transformative potential of ionizing radiation across a diversity of end markets. The Mirion Technologies group provides proven radiation safety technologies that operate with precision – for essential work within R&D labs, critical nuclear facilities, and on the front lines. The Mirion Medical group solutions help enhance the delivery and ensure safety in healthcare, powering the fields of Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy QA, Occupational Dosimetry, and Diagnostic Imaging. Headquartered in Atlanta (GA – USA), Mirion employs approximately 2,700 people and operates in 12 countries. Learn more at mirion.com.

For more information, please contact:

Melody Greaves

Manager, Strategic Relations

Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council

[email protected]

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