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UW-Madison spinoff on track to build isotope source in Janesville

October 6, 2015 – SHINE Medical Technologies of Madison is moving ahead with an effort to make a vital medical isotope at a new plant in Janesville. The isotope, molybdenum-99, is needed for about 20 million procedures annually in the United States alone. “Moly-99” quickly decays into a form, technetium-99, that is useful for medical scans used to detect cancer and assess blood supply to the heart.

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SHINE To Hold Information Meeting on June 17, 2015

June 12, 2015 – SHINE Medical Technologies invites the Janesville community to an update on the development of its medical isotope facility. SHINE has made significant technical, strategic and regulatory progress since our last community meeting in December 2014. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 17th at the Holiday Inn Express, 3100 Wellington Place in Janesville. The presentation is scheduled from 4:30-5:30 p.m. There will be an opportunity at the end of the presentation for questions.

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BrightStar Wisconsin invests in SHINE

BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation Inc. today announced that it has invested a total of $1 million in five additional companies, Dairyvative Technologies  LLC, Shine Medical Technologies Inc., Fetch Rewards Inc., Medical Companion LLC (doing business as mPirik), and Keystone Insights Inc.

SHINE Stays Ahead of The Competition: Founder

There’s no shortage of companies that want to fill an impending gap in North American medical isotope production.

A Google search offers plenty of evidence, said Greg Piefer, founder and chairman of SHINE Medical Technologies, the company that starting in 2018 plans to make molybdenum-99 and other medical isotopes in Janesville.

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SHINE Offers New Technology to Alleviate Mo-99 Shortage

Since the severe global molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) shortage of 2009 and 2010, nuclear medicine practitioners have been glancing back over their collective shoulders to see when the next crisis might occur. Fortunately, plans are in the works to eliminate the angst of another medical isotope shortage, with one such effort coming from SHINE Medical Technologies.