Moscow, March 21. - On Tuesday, the Russian state corporation ROSATOM America Latina, the United Innovation Corporation and the Latin American Association of Irradiation Technologies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the sidelines of the "NDexpo 2017" forum in Russia.
On March 21, ROSATOM America Latina, the United Innovation Corporation and the Latin American Association of Irradiation Technologies signed а Memorandum of Understanding, which explores opportunities for deeper understanding between the parties and cooperation in a mutually advantageous manner. The Memorandum was signed by the President of ROSATOM America Latina Ivan Dybov, the Director General of the United Innovation Corporation Denis Cherednichenko and the President of the Latin American Association of Irradiation Technologies Daniel Alejo Perticaro.
The signing ceremony took place in the framework of the IV International Forum "NDExpo 2017" held from the 20th to the 22nd of March in Moscow, Russia.
The document defines the basis for the interaction and implementation of collaborative projects to promote the use of irradiation technologies in the Latin American region. Cooperation is considered in the exchange of information in the field of technology, organization of visits to irradiation facilities, trainings, control projects and environmental protection.
"The purpose of signing the Memorandum is to establish contacts, to demonstrate Rosatom nuclear technologies in order to promote them directly for the target audience. We believe that irradiation is very perspective for Latin America, this opinion is also confirmed by the IAEA studies. In this region, technologies will be in demand in the field of food sterilization, as well as in agriculture - to ensure long-term storage" - said Ivan Dybov, President of ROSATOM America Latina.
The President of the Latin American Association of Irradiation Technologies Daniel Alejo Perticaro noted that "Latin America is actively growing in the peaceful use of nuclear technologies and particularly in irradiation". "As the President of ALATI, I'm very pleased to sign this MoU that will help us in our mission of bringing the most developed and productive technology to Latin America", he said. "The entire region is interested in the development of nuclear technology, in particular, Mexico, Brazil and Bolivia".