DI Ludwig Schleritzko, member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria responsible for finances and road construction, visited MedAustron yesterday and took a look behind the scenes of the center for ion therapy and research. 

Photo: LR Schleritzko with managing director of MedAustron DI Alfred Zens by the so-called "Ion Sources" - origin of the particle beam (© MedAustron).


By officially launching the MedAustron project in 2007, Lower Austria opened the door to the future. To future cancer treatment. To a future of world-class research. To the future of the location Wiener Neustadt. On March 22nd, MedAustron invites you to looking back at 10 years of future, and looking ahead at our plans for the coming years.

Find more information on the event here.


World Cancer Day 2017


February 4th is dedicated to the World Cancer Day, a global campaign to create awareness for this disease. This year's motto is again "We Can I Can", and each and everyone is invited to take action to achieve the joint goal of raising awareness and education about the disease. As in previous years, also MedAustron will participate.

For more information about the global campaign, please look here.


In 2015, the four synchrotron-based ion therapy centers in Europe, CNAO, HIT, MIT and MedAustron, have set up the EITOC - European Ion Therapy Operations Club - upon common initiative.


World Cancer Day


The global action day is taking place every year on February 4.  Its aim is to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment.

According to the tagline “We can. I can.”, everyone is invited to participate – whether individuals, companies or public organisations.

Learn more about the World Cancer Day