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Startup raises $51.5M to combat the global counterfeit drug trade

Startup raises $51.5M to combat the global counterfeit drug trade | Serialization | Scoop.it
“As part of a global marketplace, the pharmaceutical industry is facing an increasingly complex set of laws and regulations designed to secure the supply chain from manufacturer to consumer,” said Jason Kreuziger, a vice president on the GS Growth team in the Merchant Banking Division at Goldman Sachs. “TraceLink’s solution uniquely addresses the challenges of capturing, storing and transmitting product identifying data at scale and across a large number of supply chain partners.”
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Anti-Counterfeit Labels Lay Foundations for Cosmetics Confidence

Anti-Counterfeit Labels Lay Foundations for Cosmetics Confidence | Serialization | Scoop.it
Nothing knocks consumer confidence in a cosmetic brand more than when a product does not do what it says on the tin, or to be more precise, the product is counterfeit. From perfumes and make-up through to personal care products like toothpastes, soaps and sunscreens, no product is immune to attack from unscrupulous counterfeiters.
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Pharma packaging and consumer interaction

Pharma packaging and consumer interaction | Serialization | Scoop.it
Popular ways to increase space for information without compromising the size of the packaging include the use of extended content labels, booklet labels and leaflets. Extended content labels are an efficient way to add additional information to medicine bottles, allowing patients to peel the labels back to access more information.
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PACK EXPO/Pharma EXPO Sets All-Time Record

PACK EXPO/Pharma EXPO Sets All-Time Record | Serialization | Scoop.it
Pill dispensing system, regulatory-compliant blister carton, automation in cannabis packaging, and serialization issues highlight Pharma EXPO 2016.
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How tracking regulations affect medical supply chains

How tracking regulations affect medical supply chains | Serialization | Scoop.it
The wave of regulations pushing tracking requirements on the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries is accelerating the speed of growth among medical supply chains.
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Pharma prepping for US track and trace but concerns remain says standards group

Pharma prepping for US track and trace but concerns remain says standards group | Serialization | Scoop.it

The rules – like similar but albeit subtly different regulations being introduced in Europe – are designed to secure supply chains and ensure drugs can be traced from source to pharmacy.
Several observers have raised concerns about the scale of the challenge that drug manufacturers face trying to comply with the new requirements with some even suggesting drug shortages are a possibility.

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Serialization Infographic: Industry Poll Results from NEXUS '16

Serialization Infographic: Industry Poll Results from NEXUS '16 | Serialization | Scoop.it
With serialization deadlines looming, companies and leaders from across the life sciences supply chain share their plans, worries, and progress in poll results from TraceLink's NEXUS '16 industry event.
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Making Cosmetics Safer in Asia

Making Cosmetics Safer in Asia | Serialization | Scoop.it
Nanobrick, a nanoparticle specialist based in Seoul, Korea has expanded into the cosmetic sector after signing a contract with another South Korean firm, Coreana, which will see it provide its M-Tag product certification to guarantee products and eliminate the potential for fakes. The M-Check system will also allow clients and consumers to track online distribution channels through the use of QR codes via mobile devices.
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What is the Internet of Things? IoT definitions in flux and perspective

What is the Internet of Things? IoT definitions in flux and perspective | Serialization | Scoop.it
There is no universal Internet of Things definition (IoT) and it is not that easy to define IoT because it has become an umbrella term for many realities which, in the end, have little in common. As you will see in the definitions below there are several approaches and views.
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Bosch expands pharmaceutical portfolio

Bosch expands pharmaceutical portfolio | Serialization | Scoop.it
Leading supplier of processing and packaging technology Bosch Packaging Technology has expanded its expertise in the non-aseptic packaging process for pharmaceuticals.
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India pharma firms caught for exporting counterfeit drugs

India pharma firms caught for exporting counterfeit drugs | Serialization | Scoop.it

Two Indian pharmaceutical companies have been charged under the country's Drugs and Cosmetics Act for exporting counterfeit diabetes drugs.
India's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigated Pharmaceutical Products of India Ltd and Wanbury and found the firms had a manufacturing and export deal where they were illegally rebranding and exporting the diabetic drug metformin hydrochloride to Bangladesh, Brazil, Mexico and Pakistan.

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Transform the Healthcare Supply Chain with UDI-compliant RAIN RFID

Transform the Healthcare Supply Chain with UDI-compliant RAIN RFID | Serialization | Scoop.it
It is well known that healthcare providers struggle with their current materials management systems, which are failing to provide accurate visibility into inventory composition and levels, as well as usage of medical devices and supplies. In the current healthcare environment, the pressure on hospital budgets is greater than ever. Hospitals are thus seeking to gain greater control over their clinical inventory - one of the biggest areas of spending within their operations - in order to avoid waste and increase revenue, particularly in high-cost specialty areas such as the Cath lab, EP lab, IR, GI, and OR suites.
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Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies to Consider for Your Packaging

Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies to Consider for Your Packaging | Serialization | Scoop.it
The historical origins of counterfeit packaging may be unclear, but it's easy to see pains they create in modern markets. Thankfully, we are seeing a rise in anti-counterfeiting technologies and our team is actively involved in putting them to use. Wherever you are with this topic, we are ready to help you size up the threat and access the options to fight fakes.
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TraceLink, helping the pharma industry trace and track drugs, lands $51.5M from Goldman Sachs

TraceLink, helping the pharma industry trace and track drugs, lands $51.5M from Goldman Sachs | Serialization | Scoop.it
TraceLink, the SaaS platform for tracking and tracing pharmaceuticals, has today announced the close of a $51.5 million Series C financing led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. Existing investors, such as FirstMark Capital, Volition Capital, and F-Prime Capital, also participated in the round.
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Counterfeit medicines in the EU

Counterfeit medicines in the EU | Serialization | Scoop.it
As manufacturers await the implementation of the falsified medicines directive, Nadine Lampka product manager, pharma-security at Schreiner MediPharm examines the state of play.
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‘9 Green Bottles’: Who will design Heineken’s next generation smart bottle?

‘9 Green Bottles’: Who will design Heineken’s next generation smart bottle? | Serialization | Scoop.it
Nine companies battled it out for a place on Heineken’s Design & Packaging Team to design its next generation smart bottle, at the AIPIA Congress in Amsterdam.
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The Benefits of Serialization Experience from Other Markets

The Benefits of Serialization Experience from Other Markets | Serialization | Scoop.it
Familiar with the complexities, suppliers from the financial and healthcare communication markets offer decades of track and trace experience to pharmaceutical manufacturers.
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TraceLink Supports New GS1 Healthcare US Guideline for DSCSA Serialization

The TraceLink Life Sciences Cloud supports the use of GS1 Electronic Product Code Information Service (EPCIS) between internal systems and trade partners at the packaging line, enterprise, and network levels, offering flexible integration and data translation and transport capabilities. Through TraceLink's proven network solution, customers can seamlessly exchange both EPCIS data, HDA ASN and other data formats between both their own systems and with trade partners regardless of format discrepancies or differing transport preferences, allowing them to seamlessly achieve both business efficiencies and partner interoperability. The adoption of the EPCIS standard in the Life Sciences Cloud now lays a secure foundation for the efficient exchange of serialization data and events to support DSCSA serialization and verification requirements across the supply chain.
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Crown Packaging partners with Evrythng IoT firm to digitalize its F&B cans

Crown Packaging partners with Evrythng IoT firm to digitalize its F&B cans | Serialization | Scoop.it
Evrthng IoT (Internet of Things) smart products platform, which works with F&B firms to digitize their products, has partnered with Crown Packaging to digitalize all their cans at source to track them through the supply chain.
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Bell and Howell Helping Pharmaceutical Companies Navigate DSCSA

Bell and Howell Helping Pharmaceutical Companies Navigate DSCSA | Serialization | Scoop.it
The Drug Supply Chain Security Act, part of the Drug Quality and Security Act signed by President Obama in 2013, demands error-free serialization and tracking of pharmaceutical products throughout the entire supply chain. In November 2017, pharmaceutical manufacturers will be expected to comply with item-serialization requirements, with requirements for repackagers to follow in 2018.
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Gerresheimer’s New Products at Luxepack 2016

Gerresheimer’s New Products at Luxepack 2016 | Serialization | Scoop.it
“Our creations for customers demonstrate how glass design and decorative finishing techniques can give brands a unique and distinctive identity. They can be manufactured in a vast array of colors and shapes. In fact, there are practically no limits on the design options available to us,” said Bernd Stauch, Senior Sales Director Cosmetics. Gerresheimer has two specialist production plants for cosmetic glass packaging in Tettau/Germany and Momignies/Belgium.
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Asset tracking: What products and services can trace device location?

Asset tracking: What products and services can trace device location? | Serialization | Scoop.it
IT asset tracking can be used to ensure devices stay in a precise location, or to trace missing devices. Expert Michael Cobb covers the most popular products and services.
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Optel Medevon Officially Launches Operations, Bringing Proven Track & Trace Expertise to the Medical Device Industry

Optel Medevon Officially Launches Operations, Bringing Proven Track & Trace Expertise to the Medical Device Industry | Serialization | Scoop.it
Optel Medevon, newest business unit of Optel Group and provider of automated inspection solutions for the medical device industry, announced today that it is officially launching operations. Optel Group has appointed Alain Chandonnet, PhD. as the President of this business unit, to spearhead the initiative aiming at developing this new area of the company’s activities.
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Secrets of the Most Successful Digital Supply Chains

Secrets of the Most Successful Digital Supply Chains | Serialization | Scoop.it
Digital disruption is changing markets everywhere, and today a super-flexible supply chain is as critical as a super-efficient one. Digital is the key to that. And digital trendsetters—the top performers in terms of both profitability and revenue growth in a survey of 400 senior supply chain executives across 14 countries—have successfully combined all enabling technologies to drive superior performance. Coupled with their strategic focus, and the courage to collaborate openly with outsiders, their digital capabilities are helping to give them first-mover advantage in today’s on-demand economy.
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Cogiscan Partners with Siemens PLM Software to Provide a Complete Industry 4.0 Solution for Electronics Manufacturing

Cogiscan Partners with Siemens PLM Software to Provide a Complete Industry 4.0 Solution for Electronics Manufacturing | Serialization | Scoop.it
Cogiscan Inc., the leading Track, Trace and Control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, is partnering with Siemens PLM Software to provide a complete manufacturing software solution to enable Industry 4.0 for Electronic Manufacturers.
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