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IEC TC106 Meeting Update

Thanks to the tireless efforts of IEC TC106 and ICES TC34, we are maintaining our aggressive schedule to complete exposure assessment standards for 5G and IoT (Internet of Things) communication technologies.

Members of the Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering Visit IT'IS

Members of the Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering Visit IT'IS

Members of the Swiss Society for Biomedical Engineering (SSBE) visited the IT'IS Foundation on Friday, 1 June 2018. Among the visitors were two members of the SSBE Steering Committee, Prof. Dr. Daniel Baumgartner from the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) School of Engineering in Winterthur and Prof. Dr. Stephen J. Ferguson, Deputy head of the Department of Health Sciences and Technology of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich.

The visitors were welcomed by IT'IS founder Niels Kuster, who presented an overview of Z43 research activities. The visit continued with a presentation about computational life sciences (CLS) research at IT'IS from Esra Neufeld, IT'IS project leader for CLS, who also introduced the visitors to the Virtual Population (ViP) suite of computational anatomical phantoms and the simulation platform Sim4Life (ZMT Zurich Medtech AG).

The visit continued at the Yellow Chamber for a demonstration of aspects of medical implant safety assessment from Earl Zastrow. Next, Romain Meyer and Mark Douglas demonstrated the use of SPEAG products DASY6 and cSAR3D for exposure assessments of wireless devices.

The final stop was outside for wine and cheese before the visitors made their ways home.


Introduction to Z43


With Earl in the Yellow Chamber


Romain showing DASY6


cSAR3D demo


Après tour apéro

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Radio Oncology Team of Cantonal Hospital Aarau Visits IT'IS

Members of the Radio-Oncology Center of the Cantonal Hospitals of Aarau (KSA) and Baden (KSB) visted the IT'IS Foundation on Thursday, 31 May 2018.

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The second workshop of the EUROSTARS project RESTORE was hosted by ZMT at Z43 on May 25, 2018.

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Meeting of IEC TC106 WG9 and New Project Team for WPT Compliance Hosted by IT’IS April 10–11

Z43 was the site of the latest meeting of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committee (TC) 106 Working Group (WG) 9, held April 10 – 11 April 2018, convened by Dr. Teruo Onishi and hosted by the IT’IS Foundation, with sponsoring by Schmid & Partner Engineering (SPEAG). The 2-day meeting included the inauguration of the new Project Team (PT) 63184, established after the October 2017 plenary meeting of TC106 in Melbourne, Australia to formulate the basic standard for exposure to wireless power transfer (WPT) systems over the frequency range 1 kHz – 10 MHz.

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Surprising Outcome of the Peer Review of the Draft Technical Reports of National Toxicology Program’s Radiofrequency Radiation Studies in Rodents

On March 26 – 28, 2018, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) conducted an intense peer review of draft technical reports of the results of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) study of exposure of rodents to radiofrequency radiation. The public review process was attended by members of the public and was broadcast live from the NIEHS campus in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA. Scientists responsible for the studies made presentations to a panel of external experts on the methodologies used in the studies and the evaluation of the results and answered questions. 

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Snow + Sun = Fun: 2018 Z43 Ski Day

A record number of participants enjoyed outstanding snow conditions atop Klosters-Madrisa for Z43 Ski Day 2018 on Thursday, 22 March.