IRE Lab, Keeping Radiation Safe

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In line with IRE-IRE ELiT's view that every human being has the right to health within a healthy environment, IRE Lab contributes every day to protecting the environment, workers and the population.

Thanks to its personalised guidance and recognised industrial experience, IRE Lab is your best choice for advice and tailor-made solutions for radioactivity analysis and monitoring


Our Guidance

IRE Lab offers a unique approach to the measurement and control of radioactivity focused on providing its clients with personalised guidance.

We are a flexible, dynamic and multidisciplinary organisation with a wide range of modern equipment.

In this context, we work out solutions adapted to your requirements, guaranteeing high-quality services to ensure your needs are fully met.


Our personalised guidance is underpinned by more than 40 years' industrial experience. IRE, world leader in the production of medical radioisotopes and a class I nuclear facility, is its own first client and our solutions are tried and tested onsite every day.

Our personalised guidance benefits from more than 20 years' recognised experience in managing projects, at both national and international level, for private companies, public authorities and organisations such as the European Commission and the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Our personalised guidance also covers quality management for which we hold ISO 9001 certification for our project activities and ISO 17025 accreditation for our laboratories. We also strive to minimise our environmental impact and we comply with the requirements of the ISO 14001 standard.

As part of our personalised guidance and thanks to our day-to-day experience in radioactivity measurement and control, we also offer practical training in radioactivity analysis methods, either in our laboratories or on your premises.


Our professionalism is evidenced by recognition by various national and international authorities, our role in the nuclear and radiological emergency plan on Belgian territory, and our regular participation in international conferences and various working parties.

Our radiological analysis services

IRE Lab offers a range of reliable and efficient solutions for radioactivity measurement that combine laboratory analysis and measurement on your premises. Our ISO 17025 accreditation and our industrial experience guarantee high-quality results for our clients. Moreover, the fact that our laboratories also hold ISO 14001 certification shows our commitment to a better environment.

Our monitoring systems

In accordance with your specific needs, IRE Lab develops systems for continuous measurement and monitoring of radioactivity in the environment and in your installations. Thanks to our years of recognised international experience, our systems are precise, reliable, widely available and low-maintenance.


Based on our day-to-day experience in radioactivity measurement and control, IRE Lab organises practical training on request.


  • Training in techniques of radioactivity analysis: proportional counter, liquid scintillation, alpha spectrometry, gamma spectrometry, mass spectrometry, modelling of objects requiring characterisation, etc.
  • Training in quality management in the laboratory.


In our laboratories or on your premises.

  • Public organisations

  • Industry

  • Nuclear sector

  • Universities & research centres

  • Hospitals

In line with our global approach to quality management, we provide our services in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard which sets out requirements for a quality management system.

IRE Lab's ISO 9001 certification means that we continuously evaluate and improve our project management processes. It guarantees that the service we provide to our clients is efficient, of high quality and focused on their needs.

Our radioactivity measurement laboratory has been ISO 17025 accredited since 2011 by the Belgian accreditation body BELAC. This recognition certifies our competency in analysing and measuring radioactivity across a whole range of varied samples (see ISO 17025 certificate). Our quality system thus assures that our clients obtain reliable results.

In order to maintain the quality of our services and methods of analysis, our laboratory is regularly audited by external experts. We also carry out internal audits several times a year. Moreover, each year we take part in several inter-laboratory comparisons organised by international reference organisations. These inter-laboratory tests guarantee the validity of our methods of analysis and equipment and the accuracy of our results. It also demonstrates the competence and quality of our personnel.


As we care about our environment, we have committed ourselves to working out an environmental policy that seeks to reduce the ecological footprint of our activities.

Our day-to-day efforts prioritise the following:

  • Training staff in environmental policy
  • Monitoring environmental legislation
  • Improving waste management
  • Reducing energy consumption
  • Reducing the use of consumables
  • Launching and monitoring action for improvement

Our strategic vision is underpinned by our quality assurance as evidenced by the ISO 9001 certification of our project activities and ISO 17025 accreditation of our laboratories.

We strive at all times to fully meet the requirements of our clients while at the same time minimising our impact on the environment as reflected in our environmental management system certified in accordance with the ISO 14001 standard for our laboratory activities.