On behalf of UMC Groningen and IBA RadioPharma Solutions, I am very pleased to welcome you to our IBA PET Cyclone® and Synthera® Users Meeting.
A special thanks to the whole team of UMC Groningen who co-organizes this event with IBA. In Groningen, we will have the great opportunity to visit the UMC Groningen Radiopharmacy and Proton therapy centers.
On IBA side, we are excited to share our new developments (Radiometal, Cyclone® Key, Cyclone® Akuracy and many others…) and to grow our expertise in this field, by bringing expertise from our experts and from yourselves, through different workshops and networking events.
I am looking forward to meeting you soon,
With warm regards
Executive Vice President
On behalf of IBA Radiopharma Solutions and the University Medical Center Groningen we are really happy to welcome you to the 14th IBA PET Cyclone® and 8th Synthera® Users Meeting to be held in September 2024 in Groningen.
Groningen is the largest city in the North of the Netherlands. Mentioned for the first time in the early Middle Ages in the year 1040, Groningen founded the first University in 1614. With a population of 180,000 including 40000 students,Groningen is a a young and vibrant place to live.
50 years ago the first PET-center of the Netherlands was established in Groningen and in 1990 the first clinical PET-activities were initiated at the UMC Groningen campus. In 2013 an IBA Cyclone® 18 Twin cyclotron was installed. Currently, our PET-tracer portfolio consists of >20 PET-tracers. Several of these tracers including FDG are being produced using Synthera® V2 synthesis modules.
During the Users meeting we offer you the unique opportunity to visit our GMP and R&D tracer laboratories as well as the Proton Therapy Center.
The IBA RPS team will share with you the latest developments and will give you access to the expertises of your peers and IBAthrough different workshops and networking events.
We are looking forward to meeting you all in Groningen to exchange with you and share our joined experience with IBA in an inspiring atmosphere.
Bram Maas and Philip Elsinga