2023 Sponsor and Exhibitor Profiles

Platinum Sponsor and Congress Awards Dinner 

NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd (NTP) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) and is one of only four major global commercial manufacturers and suppliers of the key medical radioisotope Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99).  

As a dynamic company spanning more than 20 years, it offers its customers world class products, provide quality service to its customers by treating them as partners, understanding their needs, respond on time and keep to their commitments. Being customer focused, and socially and environmentally responsible, NTP has put South Africa on the world map as a promising emerging market, contributing more than R1-billion in local and international radiopharmaceutical revenue annually.  

 NTP operates a radiopharmaceutical facility that beneficiates medical radioisotopes and manufactures radiopharmaceutical products including the proprietary Novatec-P Tc-99m generator and labelling kits that can be paired with the Tc-99m dose to target a specific system or organ in the body.  Through AEC-Amersham, NTP supplies technetium-99m generators and other radiopharmaceutical products such as I-131, Lu-177 nca and GLUSCAN FDG (F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose), to the nuclear medicine departments of all South African state hospitals, and the majority of private nuclear medicine practices. 

NTP is proud to be associated with SASNM and are committed in supporting nuclear medicine in South Africa and globally through the sustainable, reliable supply of quality nuclear medicine products. 

Website: www.ntp.co.za

Gold Sponsor

At the tip of Africa lies the largest particle accelerator facility in the Southern Hemisphere and the only cyclotron facility of its kind on the African continent. iThemba Laboratories for Accelerator-Based Science (LABS), a research facility of the National Research Foundation (NRF), operates from sites located in Cape Town and Johannesburg offering applied and fundamental research capacity and infrastructure for accelerator-based sciences. iThemba LABS uses the k=200 Separated Sector Cyclotron (SSC) for radioisotope production and research, and an 11 MeV cyclotron for producing 18F.

iThemba LABS has produced radioisotopes for clinical and research applications for the local and international markets for over thirty years. The product list includes short-lived diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals such as 123I products (123I-API, 123I-Solution, 123I-Capsules, and 123I-mIBG) for SPECT imaging, as well as 18F-FDG and 68Ge/68Ga generators for PET nuclear medicine applications. iThemba LABS supplies 82Rb targets used in the production of 82Sr/82Rb generators for myocardial perfusion imaging. iThemba LABS is the only supplier of Ultra High Vacuum 22Na positron sources internationally for research and industrial applications.

In June 2023, the NRF-iThemba LABS launched the South African Isotope Facility (SAIF) which will re-position isotope production capabilities with the acquisition of a 70 MeV cyclotron. Future prospects include the production of theranostics and targeted alpha-particle-emitting radioisotopes such as 211At and 225Ac.

Website: www.tlabs.ac.za

Bronze Sponsor and Workshop

AXIM Nuclear and Oncology specialises in equipment, consumables and services for Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Oncology, Laboratory and Scientific and Industrial Nuclear customers in Sub-Sahara Africa. From Diagnostic SPECT, SPECT/CT and PET/CT to Linear Accelerators and Radiopharmaceutical Production, we can provide bespoke solutions for your requirements.

Website: www.axim.co.za

Bronze Sponsor and Award

GE Healthcare has been in existence for over 100 years and is a leading global medical technology and life sciences company that provides a broad portfolio of products, solutions and services used in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients. 

Our portfolio stretches across a suite of solutions, providing high quality and efficient solutions; it includes diagnostic imaging solutions, clinical care solutions, IT & Digital solutions as well as Life Care Solutions 

We not only offer a full range of healthcare products but also support customers and healthcare professionals through training and education delivered by clinical specialists who offer hands on training as well as various refresher trainings. Our goal is to deliver increased capacity, improved productivity, and better patient outcomes for our customers.  

Our Mantra at GE Healthcare is “Intelligently Efficient” 

Website: www.gehealthcare.com

Bronze Sponsor 

Website: www.oncobeta.com

Bronze Sponsor 

Website: www.siemens-healthineers.com

Breakfast Symposiums 

NuMeRI is a hub for nuclear technology expertise in medicine and biosciences, driving new strategic initiatives in research and development.

We are a not-for-profit company consolidating expertise in nuclear medicine technologies and biosciences. By implementing new strategic initiatives,we create a one-stop-shop medical imaging and theranostic centre dedicated to drug development and clinical research for academia and industry.

Our skilled team work together to provide a comprehensive range of nuclear medicine services, from preclinical development to clinical research.

By establishing partnerships with researchers, private sector organisations, and government institutions, we can achieve a vision of research development from conceptualisation to clinical application that will positively impact the health of our population. Working together, we can continue to push the boundaries of the molecular imaging and nuclear therapy field and make a real difference in people’s lives.

Website: www.sanumeri.co.za

International Speaker Sponsorship

Website: www.centre-of-mit.co.za

International Speaker Sponsorship

PET Labs is a South African radiopharmaceutical operations company, dedicated to nuclear medicine and the science of radiopharmaceutical production. We are committed to offer a unique suite of solutions addressing the challenges facing nuclear medicine. We have a customer-centric approach to the specific operational needs of our customers. Our commitment extends to the communities we serve. We strive to be the partner of choice in providing radiopharmaceutical solutions to the nuclear medicine market.

Website: www.petlabs.co.za 

Faculty Dinner and Exhibitor 

We specialise in importing medical equipment into South Africa and the surrounding Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. United Radiology Solutions supplies medical equipment, maintains, and provides training in the operation of such equipment.

Our Vision – “Innovative Healthcare Imaging Solutions”
Our Mission – “To Provide Innovative Imaging Solutions to Improve African Healthcare”
Our Values – “Professionalism, Accountability, Integrity, Excellence, Loyalty, Honesty”

We are a customer focused medical equipment provider and our products are innovative, with high technical specifications. We put great emphasis on service and support.

United Radiology Solutions have partnered with key leading manufacturers from around the world to provide our customers with high end medical equipment, professional support, guidance, and efficient aftersales service.

Website: www.unitedradiogysolutions.com 

Networking Reception

Situated along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the Eastern Cape is located on the east coast of South Africa and offers visitors a diverse range of experiences and regions to explore. From the two international convention centres designed to top international specifications with the finest accommodation options to the hotels, lodges, educational institutions, and theatres offering a wealth of conference, exhibition and meeting venues. Excellent value-for-money incentive and team building destination offering incredible adventure experiences from the pristine beaches of the Wild Coast to the plains of the Addo Elephant National Park and the world’s highest commercial bungee jump.  

Website: www.visiteasterncape.co.za 

Lunch Session 

Dr HR Morkel Inc. is a nuclear medicine practice in the Western Cape with Panorama Mediclinic, Cape Gate Mediclinic, Vergelegen Mediclinic and also serving the Garden Route area at George Mediclinic. The practice in Panorama opened it doors in 1992 and since then the mission has always been to improve health care by staying abreast of the latest innovations in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging.

Our team is passionate about the treatment of their patients and Dr HR Morkel Inc is currently the only private facility in Cape Town offering Lutetium therapy which takes place at Panorama Mediclinic.  We are also actively involved in the day to day operation of the Cape PET/CT centre which is located on premises of the Panorama branch.

Website: www.morkelnucmed.co.za

Lanyards and Stationary 

The Cape PET-CT centre consists of a consortium of many Radiology- and Nuclear Medicine practises. The highly qualified Radiologist and Nuclear Medicine Physicians work side by side during the interpretation of images to formulate a report to the referring Physician. The centre has the latest state-of-the art equipment, bringing the world of hybrid molecular imaging to the Western Cape. The last few years have seen unprecedented advances in medical imaging techniques and equipment. With the revolution in technology, medical professionals can now have and extraordinary view into the human body, even to molecular level, giving them the opportunity to fine tune diagnosis, staging and treatment of diseases.

Website: www.capepetct.co.za

Ice Cream Bar

Founded in 2021, TerThera strives to meet the growing global demand for radionuclides in cancer healthcare by providing a highly sustainable and uninterrupted supply of Terbium-161 for use in radioligand therapy.    

The scarcity of radionuclides for use in radioligand therapy impacts the lives of many cancer patients, with a secured stock of highly enriched gadolinium-160 our team promises to deliver therapeutic quantities of GMP-grade Terbium-161, expanding the options available for patient treatments.  

 Having resolved the scarcity of Terbium-161, we aim to enable Terbium-161 radioligand therapy by supporting academic partners, preclinical, and clinical research towards patient treatment, ultimately working towards understanding the underlying mechanisms of internal radiation therapy.   

Contact us for further information regarding availability, collaborations, and new developments. 

Website: www.terthera.com


3sixty Nuclear Medicine is a highly specialized company that harnesses the power of isotopes to develop targeted therapeutics. Our unwavering commitment to enhancing lives drives our dedication to providing patients with innovative radiopharmaceutical therapies. As a proudly South African company, we collaborate with esteemed partners across the nuclear medicine value chain, both locally and globally. This allows us to deliver cutting-edge
solutions to our patients and make a positive impact on their well-being. Our passionate team works together with a diverse group of experts and together, we strive to elevate the quality of life of those we serve. At this juncture of our journey, we are excitedly preparing to launch Rhenium-188 for use in rheumatology and oncology.

Website: www.3sixtynuclearmedicine.co.za


Pars Isotope Co. is the only producer and supplier of radiopharmaceuticals and radiopharmaceutical kits in Iran and the leading one in the Middle East.  

Pars Isotope produces more than 50 different types of diagnostic and therapeutic products in the field of nuclear medicine. Based on the knowledge and experience of our specialists, we have succeeded in producing unique radiopharmaceuticals and introducing various solutions to international markets. Variety, extent and quality are the main features of our products. 

Among our valuable products, we can mention Tc-99m and Ga-68 generators, which are known under the brand names of PARS-TEC II and PARS-GalluGen, respectively. Also, the variety of our radiopharmaceutical kits reaches more than 20 different types. 

In order to improve the quality and quantity of medical products based on cGMP regulations, Pars Isotope participates in a project to implement new modern RRP, CKP and PET facilities in Iran.  

Website: www.parsisotope.com


Dr Ria Bester is a Nuclear Physician based in Bellville and is dedicated to the practice of Nuclear Medicine and its benefits to all patients. 
Dr Ria Bester completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Hospital in 1984.  Thereafter, she worked in Paediatrics for 2 years, starting in Nuclear Medicine, Tygerberg Hospital in 1987.  During the next years she completed her M Sc (Nucl. Med.) followed by the M Med in Nuclear Medicine in 1999.  

In 2000, she started a private practice at Mediclinic Louis Leipoldt in Bellville, Cape Town and opened a 2nd practice at Netcare N1 City Oncology and Neuro-Interventional Centre in Goodwood, Cape Town in 2008.
Dr Bester has a dedicated team (from technologists, the receptionist and cleaning staff), striving to maintain a high standard of patient management and care. Our patients should feel at ease and should be able to ask questions about imaging procedures and time needed to complete a study. 

We are striving to improve healthcare and see Nuclear Medicine progress as one of accessible imaging to every person in South Africa.  It is important to keep up with new developments in our field and assist patients to get to necessary centres for specialised Theranostics. 

Website: www.capenuclearmedicine.co.za

Exhibition Table

Abela Africa is the Exclusive Supplier in South Africa and Africa of the VeinViewer® by Christie Medical Holdings – which is the global standard in NIR vascular illumination technology. Since launching in 2012 Abela has developed a solid reputation pioneering this world class quality product to become the “standard of care” for IV best practice in healthcare facilities country-wide. Their trusted business relationships, exceptional level of service, and robust clinical support, adds further value to Abela’s commitment to the delivery of quality healthcare via improved patient outcomes, regular IV training supported by technology which delivers optimal ROI for their hospitals. 

Website: www.abelaafrica.com