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Welcome to GS1 Ireland members' news for week 03 2022. This week, Pure Clothing wins Pitch '21 at Arnotts. Read on for more.


In order to automate the reading process, the SSCC is most often encoded in a barcode symbol known as a GS1-128. An SSCC can also be encoded in other symbols such as GS1 DataMatrix barcode or an Electronic Product Code (EPC®)–enabled Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag.

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Securing trust in the global COVID-19 supply chain

The use of global GS1 standards means that every vaccine, in any location around the world, is uniquely identified by a barcode and can be traced from manufacturer to patient quickly, efficiently and safely.

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CHI Temple Street SFU

The Special Feeds Unit at Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) at Temple Street, Dublin received the GS1 Provider Best Case Study Award 2020, for the implementation of GS1 standards for the electronic traceability of ‘special feeds’ in the hospital.

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New report by Deloitte supports use of GS1 standards for identification, barcoding and traceability across the healthcare supply chain

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Imagine a world where PPE is tracked, and the stock is in the right place at the time it is needed. Scan4Safety is now enabling the delivery of better patient care, clinical productivity, and supply chain efficiency in Ireland, writes GS1 Ireland Director of Innovation and Healthcare Siobhain Duggan.

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Standards Spotlight Episode 2: GTINs

Is a GTIN just a bunch of random numbers? What size should a barcode symbol be? Find out more in episode 2 in our Standards Spotlight series.

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Once the dust has settled on the introduction of the Falsified Medicines Directive, there is a real opportunity to do more with the 2D barcode on the prescription packs.

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