Italy: From Bollino to EU-FMD

On February 9, 2025, the last three EU member states will introduce the European pharmaceutical serialization system. The European Falsified Medicines Directive (EU-FMD) came into force on February 9, 2019. However, Italy, Belgium, and Greece were granted a six-year exemption, as these countries already had existing systems for verifying and tracing medicinal products. In Italy, […]

Read More… from Italy: From Bollino to EU-FMD


Serialization for small MAHs

Serialization small MAH

Pharmaceutical companies of different sizes face different challenges. However, large companies generally have more financial resources than small companies. Differences arise not only in terms of research and development but also in dealing with regulations. While research and development are usually core areas of pharmaceutical companies, dealing with global regulations is seen as a necessity. […]

Read More… from Serialization for small MAHs


Pharma serialization – MENA countries

Pharma Serialization in MENA States

The serialization of pharmaceutical products in the MENA countries is becoming increasingly relevant. More and more countries are introducing their own legislation. The term MENA stands for Middle East and North Africa. Countries included are Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, and the […]

Read More… from Pharma serialization – MENA countries


More Efficiency – Serialization in the Pharma Industry

Efficiency for Serialization in the Pharma Industry

The pharmaceutical industry is constantly changing. We see the development of new drugs, regular regulation updates, introductions of additional countries specific serialization requirements, and artificial intelligence is also becoming increasingly important. In such a fast-moving market, it is not easy to maintain a constant overview. In particular, small and medium-sized companies often cannot keep track […]

Read More… from More Efficiency – Serialization in the Pharma Industry


Business Partner Management: Pharma Serialization

Business Process Management Pharma

Quality assurance managers in pharmaceutical companies play an essential role. As an intersection between the various departments, they make a crucial contribution to the smooth running of the company. In addition to monitoring production processes, actual quality management, and many other tasks, serialization management is thus sometimes treated somewhat neglectfully. The reasons for this are […]

Read More… from Business Partner Management: Pharma Serialization


Pharma Serialization in Canada

Pharma Serialization Canada

In Canada, the next step for pharma serialization is planned for the end of 2023. In doing so, the country aims to improve tracking along the supply chain as well as patient safety. The North American country is thus pursuing the goal of providing all pharmaceuticals with a GS1 DataMatrix at the primary and secondary […]

Read More… from Pharma Serialization in Canada


Food Supplements – Serialization in Russia

Food Supplements Russia

Chestny ZNAK is the track andtrace system for the Russian market. Apart from pharmaceuticals, it ensures the security of the supply chain of many other goods. These goods include tobacco products, beer, medical devices, and food supplements. Counterfeit protection is expanding to fields other than pharmaceuticals, as Russia’s markets are particularly affected by counterfeiting. According […]

Read More… from Food Supplements – Serialization in Russia