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Kromek Group has key role at event in Brussels

High-tech equipment made in County Durham has been used to protect European dignitaries at a major event.


Ursula von der Leyen speak as the Kromek detection equipment is used at the European Bauhaus launch

Radiation detection equipment created by Kromek Group in Sedgefield secured VIPs including Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission and the Belgian Prime Minister, Alexander De Croo. at the launch of the Festival of the New European Bauhaus, at the Art and History Museum in Brussels.


The EU Commission Protective Security Advisor team supporting the security services utilised the Kromek equipment to secure the venue against radiological threats, as VIPs, exhibitors and invited guests from across Europe gathered for the opening event.


Kromek’s portable radiological detector D3S was deployed at the festival’s launch. The mobile phone-sized detector is used to search and identify radioactive doses in the environment and give feedback to the user instantaneously.



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