Vision, Mission, Values

The Vision and Mission of iThemba LABS is outlined below:


To be the leading African organisation for research, training and expertise in accelerator based sciences and technologies.


To provide state of the art facilities and programmes for high quality research, training and services in nuclear sciences and applications for the benefit of the people of South Africa and the continent in general.


• Passion for Excellence
• World-class Service
• Respect
• People-centered
• Ethics and Integrity
• Accountability

Vision to 2018 and beyond

The vision is to make iThemba LABS and its affiliated units vibrant centres with uniquely valuable facilities providing enhanced training, research and service in accelerator science and technology and radiation medicine.