Medical radioisotopes have a short half-life, and some lose their potency within just a few hours. Therefore, medical isotopes must be transported from the reactor to a patient very quickly and efficiently. This requires close cooperation between the reactor (producer), the processing facility, and the hospital, as well as a unique infrastructure. Well-designed logistics of the buildings and their proximity makes the PALLAS Programme an exceptional and complete infrastructure for the production and processing of medical radioisotopes and their fast delivery to patients.

Reactor and logistics building

  • Provides support to the employees working directly on irradiation and processing of radioisotopes.
  • The logistics building has a chemistry laboratory installed for the purpose of quality control of the processes taking place in the reactor, and it has a laboratory where materials are being prepared for irradiation.
  • There are also facilities in the logistics building where products are prepared for transport.
Reactor&logistics building
Support building hall

Support building

  • In the support building, all persons and all goods entering and leaving the reactor building are submitted to a security check. The support building is an integral part of the security layer of the reactor building.
  • This building provides technical areas and changing rooms for employees on the ground floor, and it has offices and research and training facilities on the upper floors.

Nuclear Health Centre

  • Since the Nuclear Health Centre is located so close to the reactor and logistics building, the quality of irradiated isotopes does not decrease due to lengthy transportation.
  • Isotopes irradiated in the reactor core are processed at the NHC into the final medicine that can be delivered to hospitals.

Transport to the hospital

  • Medical radioisotopes help treat and diagnose 30,000 patients per day.