White papers

Turning Obligation Into Opportunity (EU)

Scheduled for February 2019, the European Union’s Falsified Medicines Directive (EU FMD) pharmacy compliance deadline is officially only one year away today! Currently, the level of awareness within the industry is strong, yet many pharmacists are left wondering where to begin their compliance strategy. Since there is little time left before the law is enforced, pharmacists need to prepare themselves quickly.

Requirements and Challenges of Aggregation in Europe

The global pharmaceutical industry is an ever-evolving and
fast-paced environment that must always adapt to the needs
of the patients while following the requirements of various
national health organisations and governments.

Not All Codes Are Created Equal

Many organizations fail to consider what types of product codes are best for them. This white paper illustrates the importance of adopting a strategy that supports multiple serialization schemes and standards to address their various needs.

Maximizing ROI on Brand Protection Initiatives

Brand protection solutions can drive a return on investment (ROI) through new sales, better customer loyalty, supply chain efficiency gains, fraud reduction and operational cost savings.
This white paper outlines how brands can get the most bang for their buck by using serialization, digital product authentication and Track&Trace.

Richer Track&Trace Insights with Event Sourcing

Virtually unknown 10 years ago, event sourcing has now become the gold standard for financial databases. This white paper explains why, and how event sourcing leads to enhanced business intelligence, security and confidence.

Securing the Supply Chain with Serial Numbers

A clear understanding of secure mass serialization, product authentication and traceability can help brand owners create the best strategies to promote and protect their brand.
This white paper provides a brief overview of these three software tools and how they can solve some common brand protection challenges.

Requirements and Challenges of Aggregation in the United States

The pharmaceutical industry is ever-growing, changing and fast-paced. It must adapt to the needs of patients, meet standards set forth by various world health organizations and comply with many international legislations.

The Fast Track to Serialisation Compliance (EU)

Manufacturers, wholesalers, and CMOs will soon have the obligation to guarantee the authenticity of any rescription drugs by identifying individual packs and checking whether the outer packaging of medicines has been tampered with.

The Real Costs behind Outdated Blister Foil Printing Methods

This white paper aims to guide pharmaceutical companies and CMOs in their struggle to solve print quality issues, eliminate unexpected downtimes related to blister packaging, and gain flexibility.

UDI Implementation and the Role of Scalable Vision Solutions

Discover how OPTEL’s customizable and future-proof solutions can help you get ready for any upcoming medical device UDI regulation, according to your level of IT integration, and get specific tips, examples and useful information on successful UDI implementation.

5 Steps to effective Serialization

This article was specially written to help pharmaceutical companies plan compliance with upcoming serialization laws.

One-Stop Serialization: Is It Possible?

When it comes to serialization, there are currently two main viewpoints on how to go about implementation.

The Fast Track to Serialization Compliance (US)

The U.S. serialization compliance deadline is now just around the corner.