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2016: Printable Worldmap - Serialisation Deadlines

2016: Printable Worldmap - Serialisation Deadlines

As the serialisation industry prepares for various approaching deadlines all over the globe, Pharma IQ has created a printable map to assist with your worldwide track and trace compliance strategies.

Software Best Practises: Implementation & Data Integration

Software Best Practises: Implementation & Data Integration

Effective data management is imperative to achieve regulatory compliance with a serialisation programme. Non-standard data exchange and integration methods are seen as one of the biggest hurdles in serialisation compliance.4

In light of the data responsibilities expected within serialisation projects, Pharma IQ consults with a selection of experts on software best practices - data integration and implementation.
Steps to Beat Counterfeiting and Tampering: The AstraZeneca Approach

Steps to Beat Counterfeiting and Tampering: The AstraZeneca Approach

Christoph Krahenbuhl, IS Programme Manager for Pack Coding and Product Security at AstraZeneca, talks to Helen Winsor from Pharma IQ about the challenges associated with pharmaceutical serialisation and traceability and how they are being addressed.

Serialisation, Track & Trace and e-Pedigree for Pharma

Serialisation, Track & Trace and e-Pedigree for Pharma

Sebastien Mauel, Head of Product Security, Merck Serono, shares his insights with Pharma IQ at IQPC's Pharmaceutical Serialisation & Traceability event. Mauel discusses the current challenges relating to detecting counterfeit drugs in the supply chain, preventing counterfeiting at the pharmacy, strategies for successful authentication of pharmaceutical products and the benefits and pitfalls of the e-pedigree approach.

A One Page Guide to Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)

A One Page Guide to Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA)

Pharma IQ presents this interactive one page guide to the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) Implementation Plan

Exclusive: Interview On GS1’s Traceability Guideline for Brazil

Exclusive: Interview On GS1’s Traceability Guideline for Brazil

After around six months of consultation, global standards organisation GS1 is in the final stages of compiling its Brazilian Medicine Traceability using GS1 EPCIS Part 1 Implementation Guide.

In the lead up to this hotly anticipated document, Pharma IQ spoke to Eduardo Salles, Director da Dotter do Brazil who assisted with the creation of this GS1 file.

Managing Serialisation – Authentication and Track and Trace

Managing Serialisation – Authentication and Track and Trace

In this article we will discuss publishing the related serialisation information and two of the common serialisation models, Authentication and Track and Trace. Product Information Notification Typically, once product packaging of one or more levels has been uniquely identified, this information, together with other information related to the product and manufacturer is passed to an external agency database. 

Industry Report: Global Traceability and Serialisation Pharma

Industry Report: Global Traceability and Serialisation Pharma


In this Serialisation Report, Pharma IQ presents the findings of its latest industry survey while drawing trends on previous years to explore the shifts in industry consensus. Plus, Pharma IQ presents its printable Serialisation Deadline Worldmap.
Pharmaceutical Serialisation - The Global Problem with No Global Solution

Pharmaceutical Serialisation - The Global Problem with No Global Solution

In this Pharma IQ interview Pasi Kemppainen, executive consultant for serialisation and traceability and current lead of serialisation implementation at Orion Pharma, shares his insights on why the pharmaceutical industry has been slow to adopt mass serialisation, key implementation challenges and preparing for regulation requirements in the future.

Serialisation, Traceability and Coding – Responding as a Pharmaceutical Company to the Challenges

Serialisation, Traceability and Coding – Responding as a Pharmaceutical Company to the Challenges

In this presentation Christoph Krähenbühl, IS Programme Manager, Pack Coding and Product Security, AstraZeneca discusses product security, patient safety, anti-counterfeiting, supply chain control and coding. He also discussed how AstraZeneca tackles some of these issues.

Tackling the Challenge of Serialisation and Traceability

Tackling the Challenge of Serialisation and Traceability

As counterfeit drug sales become increasingly costly to both pharmaceutical manufacturers and patients, companies are attempting to address the challenges of serialisation and traceability to reduce the burden on health services across the world.

Pasi Kemppainen on Managing & Implementing Pharmaceutical Serialisation

Pasi Kemppainen on Managing & Implementing Pharmaceutical Serialisation

Pasi Kemppainen is an executive consultant for serialisation and traceability and currently leading the serialisation implementation at Orion Pharma. In this interview he speaks to Andrea Charles from Pharma IQ, about managing and implementing serialisation and shares his top tip for preparing  for regulation requirements and implementation in the future. 

Drug Quality and Security Act- New US Legislation for Pharma Tracking

Drug Quality and Security Act- New US Legislation for Pharma Tracking

The American Government's Drug Quality and Security Act will have a big impact on pharma.  

Pharma Serialisation & Traceability Buyers Guide [Sample]

Pharma Serialisation & Traceability Buyers Guide [Sample]

In response to popular demand, Pharma IQ is proud to announce the launch of their definitive buyers guide to serialisation and traceability. This handy guide will feature all the major solution providers in the solutions space able to comply with the new complex regulations and provide insight into what their unqique offerings are.

10 Tips for Developing a Serialisation Strategy: Your Roadmap to Success!

10 Tips for Developing a Serialisation Strategy: Your Roadmap to Success!

The serialisation strategy of a company and the resultant serialisation service that delivers and maintains the capabilities required, needs to ensure that the requirements of legislation are understood and the capabilities are defined to meet those needs. Once serialisation capabilities become available, companies can then look to leverage them for product security and other benefits that are not directly driven by legislation. Pharma IQ presents a series of 10 tips for developing and implementing your serialisation strategy.
Traceability in Operation Market Research: Concerns and Priorities

Traceability in Operation Market Research: Concerns and Priorities

Pharma IQ conducted some market research to pinpoint the concerns and priorities of those in the more mature phases of serialisation. Commentary supplied by Pasi Kemppainen, Executive Consultant, Pharma Serialization and Traceability.

Pharmaceutical Serialization & Traceability 2017 Market Research

The end of 2017 was peppered with compliance deadlines for the track and trace industry as it joined the combat against counterfeit pharmaceuticals. These regions include the likes of Canada, the US and Ukraine. Despite the urgency, many medicine manufacturers in the industry have been labelled as behind schedule. With time running low, take a look at Pharma IQ’s 2017 serialization research and benchmark where you sit in the race.
Case Studies:The SME and CMO Perspectives

Case Studies:The SME and CMO Perspectives

Pharma IQ spoke to Mark Davison, Chief Executive Officer at Blue Sphere Health Ltd to gain insight on his experience working with SME pharma & biotechs for serialisation. Also we spoke to Vetter pharma – a responsible CMO for their insight on how peer CMOs optimise their serialisation strategy.

2017 Industry Trend Report

2017 Industry Trend Report

This year’s research report maps out and measures the changes in consensus as the industry advances closer to an entirely track and traced pharmaceutical environment.

Download to view the results of the 2016 report. 

Pharma Serialisation Agenda Road Map

Pharma Serialisation Agenda Road Map

No matter where you are in your serialisation journey the 7th Annual Pharmaceutical Serialisation & Traceability Summit has all the information you need. Topics ranging from early implementation all the way to implementing your level 4 communication strategy.

Serialisation 2015 - What's next for the market?

Serialisation 2015 - What's next for the market?

Pharma IQ spoke to Jean Marc Bobee of Sanofi to find out about what’s next for the market in terms of serialisation.

Serialisation: The South Korean Landscape

Serialisation: The South Korean Landscape

Pharma IQ spoke to Jay Jay Han of Hanmi Pharmaceutical to explore the serialisation landscape in South Korea.

On Site at Serialisation 2015

On Site at Serialisation 2015

Pharma IQ talks to some of the attendees at Serialisation & Traceability 2015 to gain their thoughts on the conference

Serialisation Implementation Timeline

Serialisation Implementation Timeline

In the absence of a one-size-fits all-approach, after consulting with industry experts, Pharma IQ proposes this framework for key milestones within a sustainable serialisation strategy - in which firms can choose customize in relevance to their requirements.

Serialisation: Top Tech Integration Considerations

Serialisation: Top Tech Integration Considerations

Roger Bate from the American Enterprise Institute estimates that global economy is hit by $10 billion in losses due to counterfeit and substandard medicines alone.

Undoubtedly, technology stands as a keystone in a controlled track and trace system.

In this eBook we look at the key considerations organisations face in finding the right technologies and focus on the strategies for integration to ensure a successful serialisation project.


 

Serialisation Track and Trace Map 2017

Serialisation Track and Trace Map 2017

The global pharmaceutical industry is moving towards a serialised world. In over 40 countries, regulatory mandates to secure the supply chain are already in place or in development. We have created this printable map to provide an overview of various nations’ progress in their serialisation journey.