The BRIDGE (Building Radio Frequency IDentification for the Global Environment) project has announced the conclusion of its three year European Union funded initiative to research, develop and implement tools to enable the deployment of EPCglobal RFID applications across Europe.
The project involved 31 partners, including five GS1 organizations, five universities, 11 solution providers and eight user companies, as well as the support of EU’s Sixth Framework Program for Research and Technological Development.
The findings of the pilot are now being used by European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations as well as the California and Food and Drugs Administration. It seems that a globally accepted standard of item-level pharmaceutical tracking could be right around the corner.
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