iThemba LABS is committed to positively impact the lives of young people in South Africa through a range of activities related to science, engineering and technology.
The iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator-Based Sciences is a group of multi-disciplinary research laboratories administered by the National Research Foundation. Based at two sites in the Western Cape and Gauteng, these provide facilities for:
Basic and applied research using particle beams
Particle radiotherapy for the treatment of cancer
The supply of accelerator-produced radioactive isotopes for nuclear medicine and research