Knowledge Transfer

Master Class captivates the next generation of scientists

CERN, DKFZ Heidelberg and GSI Darmstadt engage the next generation of scientists through a hands-on experience on particle therapy.

Previous Issues
11 July, 2019

A report from the Heavy Ion Therapy Masterclass School

The Heavy Ion Masterclass (HITM) school that took place from the 17-21 of May 2021. This full-week course was the first event of the EU co-funded HITRIplus project (Heavy Ion Therapy Research Integration).

Issue 37
23 July, 2021

CLEAR study paves the way for novel electron-based cancer therapy

The study, conducted at CERN’s CLEAR test facility, demonstrates how very high-energy electron beams can be focused onto deep-seated cancerous tumours

Issue 37
24 June, 2021

Bringing particle accelerators on ships

The first test to use a particle accelerator to clean the exhaust gases of a ship took place in Riga in July 2019. The first results are encouraging.

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16 July, 2019

A report on the first HSE-KT Innovation Day

On 16 December 2020, the Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Protection (HSE) Unit, in collaboration with the CERN Knowledge Transfer group, held the first HSE-KT Innovation Day.

Issue 35
26 January, 2021

VHEE2020 workshop attracts over 400 researchers

The production of very-high energy electron beams for radiotherapy was the subject of the VHEE2020, an international workshop that took place 5-7 October 2020, organised by CERN.

Issue 35
25 January, 2021

In order to produce astatine at ISOLDEs General Purpose Separator (GPS) beamline, the 1.4 GeV proton beam from the Proton Synchrotron Booster (PSB) impinged upon a thorium target, creating astatine isotopes in a spallation reaction.

The importance of knowledge transfer in the development and application of ionizing radiation

Companies provided the means by which ionizing radiation could be utilised in the development of products and services.

Issue 33
15 July, 2020

A reverse hackathon with CERN

What if we selected a few CERN Technologies and put them in the hands of professionals that help create highly successful start-ups?

Previous Issues
08 October, 2018