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GS1 Standards for Unique Device Identification (UDI)

Preparing for UDI

GS1 standards for item identification, barcoding and RFID supports medical device manufacturers and labelers to efficiently meet UDI requirements.

GS1 ESP Pharma Industry Serialisation Readiness Report 2017

NEW! Report on industry readiness for EU FMD

GS1 and ESP have launched their latest report on pharma industry readiness for the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD)

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3-part webinar series: RFID for Medical Asset Management

Experts from RFiD Discovery and GS1 Ireland share practical insights about how RFID technology, combined with GS1 standards, can deliver significant cost savings and efficiency gains for the management of healthcare assets.

RFiD DiscoveryIn association with our Solution Partner RFiD Discovery