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  • Why online marketplaces are endorsing GS1 standards For businesses, both large and small, one of the first steps to trading, both online and offline, is assigning unique identifications numbers to your products in the form of Global Trade Item Numbers (or GTINs for short). Tamebay 07 September 2021
  • GS1 India signs MoU with Midas Research Lab; to develop cutting-edge technologies GS1 India, a global supply chain standards organisation, and Midas Research Lab of Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi, a leading research-oriented academic institute, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to create the DataKart Centre of Excellence (DCoE). The aim is to apply Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and other futuristic technologies to develop tools for image compression, attribute extraction, and for improving quality of product data in the National Product Data Repository (DataKart) Free Press Journal 30 June 2021
  • With a ‘Humanising AI’ approach to problem solving, Tredence is leapfrogging enterprise AI adoption Today, industries emerging from COVID-19 will need to reinvent supply chains in a way that mitigates exposure to similar risks in the future. Here, digital technologies will be at the centre of this reinvention. But, to fully understand the trends that will shape next-generation supply chains, it is important to de-mystify digital technologies. YourStory 29 June 2021
  • Traceability system a must for drugs: GS1 chief In most developed countries, drug traceability is possible for the medicines sold, but in India only those meant for exports are barcoded, mainly because it has been made mandatory by the buyer or the governments of those countries to where the medicines are exported, said Swaminathan. The Hindu BusinessLine 21 June 2021
  • Traceability enables validation of vaccines to prevent counterfeits The government of India is facing one of the most significant challenges in history. It has to undertake a vaccination drive which encompasses an unprecedented rapid mass development, distribution, and administration of Covid-19 vaccines. This has made it imperative that there are some guidelines for the healthcare supply chain to enable fast, efficient, and safe distribution of coronavirus vaccines. Financial Express 02 June 2021
  • Need of securing the vaccine distribution and administration chain The ongoing pandemic has brought forward important collaborations among pharmaceutical companies, government organizations, healthcare institutions, and NGOs of different countries. Companies are accelerating their efforts to produce an effective vaccine and are also sharing real-time data on scientific knowledge, clinical trials, efficacy, and deliberative process. It would need vaccines from multiple sources to curb the worldwide demand, and with mass production and administration of vaccines, countries need to adapt for safe procurement, accommodation, and usage of vaccines. ET HealthWorld ET CIO 01 June 2021
  • What is EUDAMED and Basic UDI-DI? UDI stands for Unique Device Identification. The labels of medical devices contain a UDI that can be found and read by both people and machines. The UDI contains both numbers and letters in a prescribed sequence. This includes the Device Identifier identifying the product and company, and the Production Identifier. The unique device identification system ensures common standards for medical devices globally. Both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States, and the European Union (EU EUDAMED) have established requirements for the UDI systems they have created. MedTech Dive 17 May 2021
  • GS1 India achieves ISO 27001 certificate GS1 India, the global supply chain standards organisation, has announced that it has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification, the most widely recognised international standard outlining best practices for information security management systems. Express Computer BISinfotech CRN India 14 May 2021
  • Consumers and regulators want real-time product updates and “beyond the label” data such as product origin and ingredients Each product needs to be represented accurately and consistently in potentially thousands of different places online. Today's consumers expect to seamlessly research, purchase and interact with the products they want to buy, no matter where they shop. Manufacturing Today 06 May 2021
  • Enabling track and trace through GS1 2D barcode on pharma packaging Pharma companies across the world are in various phases of implementing and executing track and trace strategies. In India too, as it continues along the learning curve, the pharma sector is realising that it is strategic business sense to make traceability the cornerstone of sustainable future growth. Express Pharma 04 May 2021
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