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Medical Isotopes / Framatome And Kinectrics Set Up Joint Venture To Produce Lutetium-177 At Bruce Plant In Canada

By Mattia Baldoni
28 February 2020

Framatome And Kinectrics Set Up Joint Venture To Produce Lutetium-177 At Bruce Plant In Canada
The Bruce nuclear power station in Ontario, Canada. Photo courtesy Bruce Power.
France’s Framatome and Canada-based company Kinectrics established a joint venture, called Isogen, which will provide and support isotope production systems for the Bruce nuclear station in Canada to begin production of lutetium-177.

A Framatome statement said Ontario-based Isogen will be responsible for handling and preparing the source material and will also design and support the licensing process of the isotope production system.

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