Welsh Government economy minister Vaughan Gething says there is a predicted gap in the future production of medical isotopes. A research reactor at Trawsfynydd could create jobs and provide vital medical isotopes says Wales’ economy minister. Medical isotopes are used in radiopharma-ceuticals, medicines used for the diagnosis and management of some cancers and other chronic diseases. Welsh Government economy minister Vaughan Gething says a predicted gap in future production opens the way for a research reactor at Trawsfynydd. Research reactors are nuclear reactors used for research, development, education and training. They produce neutrons for use in industry and medicine.
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