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Eckert & Ziegler Isotope Products acquires Patent Rights for Fluid Jet Deposition

Valencia, California, October 1, 2008 - Eckert & Ziegler Isotope Products, Inc (EZIP), a subsidiary of Eckert & Ziegler Strahlen- und Medizintechnik AG, has entered into license agreement with International Brachytherapy SA (IBt) of Seneffe, Belgium. The license agreement grants EZIP exclusive U.S. rights to the use of IBt's technology for the fluid jet deposition of radioactive materials used in the production of sealed sources in accordance with U.S. Patent 6,086,942.

About Eckert & Ziegler Isotope Products: For over forty (40) years, Eckert & Ziegler Isotope Products, has been producing sealed sources and calibration standards. Today it is the world's leading manufacturer for nuclear imaging reference and calibration standards and a leading producer of radioactive components for industrial, scientific and medical applications.

Eckert & Ziegler AG is a global isotope technology company that processes radioisotopes as well as develops, manufactures and sells isotope technology components, medical technology equipment and related products. The group employs about 430 people worldwide. Throughout all of its subsidiaries it generates yearly consolidated revenues in excess of $ 100 MM (70 Mio. EUR). Eckert & Ziegler AG is listed in the Prime Standard of the German Stock Exchange in Frankfurt am Main (ISIN DE0005659700).

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