World leading institute for knowledge generating and pre-competitive research in the uses, impact on organisms and the environment, measurement and characterization of alpha emitting radionuclides.
Avenir has a wide ranging mission which includes:
- Carrying out research directed at increasing the knowledge base on alpha isotopes and pre-competitive work for customers and research members of the Avenir
- Acting as a springboard for research into commercial opportunities for products based on alpha emitting radionuclides
- Leveraging customer and members funding in pre-competitive and commercial studies to draw additional interest and support
- Fostering collaborations between customers, members and other research groups to further understanding and pre-competitive study of alpha emitting radionuclides