GS1 UDI Training and Advice

Implementation Training and Advice for Unique Device Identification (UDI) for Medical Device Manufacturers and Distributors 

GS1 experts are on hand to provide you with help needed. We offer both private, company specific tailored courses on your site or optionally you can choose to participate in one of our online webinars to learn about implementing GS1 identification standards such as GTINs and barcodes.

  • Do you require advice and staff training in preparation for compliance with US FDA or EU MDR UDI requirements?
  • Do you understand how to correctly implement GS1 identification numbers on your production lines?
  • Are you aware of the specifications for creating and printing barcode labels?

Find out more about our UDI training and consulting service

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Speak to our Healthcare Sector Experts Siobhain Duggan and Tim Daly or register your interest in UDI Training here.

"GS1 identification for UDI"

Tailored company training

Sample Workshop Outline:

This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the GS1 system generally, the GS1 numbering system as it relates to healthcare and a technical overview of the requirements for implementing traceability solutions and complying with UDI regulations.

This course can be tailored to meet your specific business needs.

Review of current barcoding/supply chain practices
Introduction- The GS1 System “who what when where and how”
GS1 in Healthcare- UDI
The FDA and EUDAMED UDI rules
The Global Company Prefix
The Global Trade Identification Number
Packaging Hierarchy
Capturing a UDI (Machine – readable Data Carrier)
Barcode Quality- Symbol Specification Tables


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For details on availability and costs please contact:

Tim Daly, Industry Engagement Manager


GS1 UDI Training and Advice

Advice and training from GS1 experts on implementing GS1 identification standards such as GTINs and barcodes for compliance with UDI requirements.

Webinar: Meeting UDI requirements using GS1 standards

GS1 Standards meet the European Commission’s criteria for the issuance of UDIs and will support the EU regulators in ensuring a successful implementation of the UDI system as defined by the EU Medical Device and In-Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices regulations.

Webinar: Getting started with traceability in your hospital/healthcare setting

This webinar will provide an overview of the steps to getting started and guidance on what you can be doing now to implement traceability in the healthcare setting to make services safer for patients.