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Korea Heavy Ion Medical Accelerator Project

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Project Detail

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Project Goal

  • Enhancement of national science and technology competitiveness through the establishment of advanced radiation medicine original technology
  • Constructing the research base for the basic application medicine field and creating high-value-added new industry
  • Contribution to the improvement of medical welfare of citizens through treatment of intractable cancer

Project

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Project
Classification Contents
Project Period 2010-2016 (6 years)
Project Location Vicinity of Southeast Region KOREA INSTITUTE OF RADIOLOGICAL & MEDICAL SCIENCES
(Gijang-gun,Pusan Metropolitan City)
Total Cost KRW 195 billion
Size of the project Land -88, 139m2 Building area-18,000 m2400 Me v/u Heavy Particle Accelerator Development
Major Facility Treatment Center, Research, Assembly ward

Expected Effect

Through the establishment of Original Technology Followed by the development of the heavy particle treatment device

Expected Effect

Development of 400 MeV/U medical heavy particle accelerator and establishing the heavy particle treatment system through domestic and foreign joint R&D

Expected Effect
Project Year Detailed promotion content Remarks
2010
  • Deciding the detailed characteristics of the accelerator and treatment system
  • Conceptual Design Report
  • MOU agreement with foreign organizations
  • Construction preparation and construction (geological survey, cultural property survey
2011
  • International bid for the treatment system
  • Technical Design Report
  • Manufacture of prototypes such as Ion-producing device
  • Construction design
    (Accelerator assembly research ward, heavy particle treatment center)
2012
  • Accelerator (Injection System, Magnet System, etc.) design and manufacture
  • Treatment system (treatment device system, etc.) design and manufacture
  • Building construction (accelerator assembly research ward)
2013
  • Accelerator (Extraction system, etc.) design and manufacture
  • Treatment system (Planning System, etc.) design and manufacture
  • Building construction (accelerator assembly research ward)
2014
  • Accelerator (RF system, etc.) design and manufacture
  • Treatment system (Automatic control patient bed system, etc.) design and manufacture
  • Building construction (heavy particle treatment center)
2015
  • Accelerator assembly and installation
  • Efficiency evaluation and clinical test
  • Treatment device authorization (KFDA)
  • Radiation facility authorization and permission (KINS)
  • Preparation of report and evaluation
2016
  • Begin treating patients