Drug serialization is the process of identifying a medicine with a unique serial number that can be shared with others if necessary. It helps to track the movement of drugs within supply chains. Last year Brazil laid out a three-year comprehensive plan using serialization to stop the counterfeit drug market there. On January 14 2009, [...]
Monthly Archives: June 2010
Kenya is another key African market that has been attacked by counterfeiters. Some brand owners are losing entire countries to counterfeiting: Haco Industries alone has lost the entire Tanzanian market due to counterfeits, which is about Sh200 million See the article here.
Drug counterfeiting has reached a level that threatens to damage the entire medical system and pharmaceutical industry. Reuters recently reported that counterfeiting drugs are now $200 billion a year global business. The condition is more severe in developing countries like India where networks of distributors and laboratories making counterfeit drugs are strong. In the past [...]
Contact: Amanda Griffith Bumble PR 617-851-8335 (direct) email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPROXIL, INC. WINS BOSTON IBM SMARTCAMP EVENT Company Selected By Entrepreneurs, Investors and Industry Experts as City’s “Smartest” Start-Up Somerville, MA, June 3, 2010 — Sproxil, Inc. today announced that it has won IBM’s SmartCamp Boston, held on June 3, 2010. IBM’s SmartCamps bring [...]
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We’re obviously very excited about our recent work at IBM’s Innovation Center. We’re not alone. Here is a media roundup of voices talking about Sproxil. Xconomy (story here) VentureBeat (story here) The Street (story here) Mass High Tech: Journal of New England Technology (story here) Enterprise Ireland (story here) BostInnovation (story here) IBM SmartCamp Blog [...]
Catch our CEO on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce blog Chamber Post, with an introduction from Dr. Mark Esper, Executive Vice President, Global Intellectual Property Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Esper notes: Fortunately, the Obama Administration is working on America’s first-ever National IP Enforcement Strategy that has the potential to crack down on the counterfeiting [...]
Why broadcasters need to team up with Mobile Health from Jonathan Marks on Vimeo. In case you missed it, here is Sproxil’s CFO and Strategist, Mr. Alden Zecha, interviewed by Jonathan Marks at the world’s largest mobile phone conference last February in Barcelona.
Contact: Jessica Winston MITX 617.871.2155 ext. 208 firstname.lastname@example.org Amanda Griffith Bumble PR 617-851-8335 (direct) email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPROXIL, INC. RECOGNIZED IN THE MOBILE INFRASTRUCTURE CATEGORY AND WITH “PROMISE” AT THE 2010 MITX TECHNOLOGY AWARDS Seventh Annual Awards Celebrates New England’s Most Inventive Technology Advancements Cambridge, MA, June 3, 2010 — Sproxil, Inc. has been [...]
We are pleased to announce the results of NAFDAC’s use of cell phones to fight fake drugs in Nigeria. We had a successful 100-day pilot and we’re now ready to scale up! If you are interested in the results, you may download the document here. Update: See the reaction from key industry voices. In-PharmaTechnologist: “NAFDAC [...]