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Establishment of a technological site for the production of the radioisotope cobalt-57 on an industrial scale

Project number 0216-18
Project name Establishment of a technological site for the production of the radioisotope cobalt-57 on an industrial scale
Applicant RSE “Institute of Nuclear Physics”
Grantee RSE “Institute of Nuclear Physics”
Private partner
Term of realization 2018-2022
Place of implementation (city/region) Almaty
Industry Healthcare
Project Objective Establishment of a technological site for the production of the radioisotope cobalt-57 on an industrial scale
Project description The new Cyclone-30 cyclotron facility commissioned in
In 2016, the new Cyclone-30 cyclotron facility was designed to
to produce radioactive isotopes, primarily thallium-201 and fluorine
18, which are widely used in nuclear medicine. In order to improve
efficiency of the cyclotron and to develop new commercial
At the Institute, within the framework of the 0216-18-GK project
the technological plot for the production of radioisotope
cobalt-57 on an industrial scale. This facility is the only one of its kind in Kazakhstan.
This site is the only one in Kazakhstan and is unique in terms of production volumes in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
production volumes.
Website https://inp.kz/ru/tech-otdel/
List of sold products with indication of price U-150M – 2,500 mCi per year
Cyclone-30 – 10,000 mCi per year at a lower unit cost
Project team (full name) Gorlachev I.D., Chakrova E.T., Bangert A.A., Borisonko A.R., Ermakov E.L., Morozov A.V., Silnyagin A.P.
Indicators exports – 106,291,353.11 / jobs – 7 / taxes – 11,754,962.37