RFID JOURNAL. Waste-management software from Topolytics will capture data regarding each tire collected for recycling or reuse with PragmatIC's new ConnectIC chip, to enable real-time management of the waste supply chain for tires.
MANUFACTURING GROWTH NETWORK. PragmatIC has developed a new generation of ultra-thin, low-cost flexible integrated circuits, known as FlexICs, enabling the potential for trillions of smart objects. Dr Richard Price, Chief Technology Officer at PragmatIC, explains more.
EUROPEAN PHARMACEUTICAL REVIEW. This article explores the potential of readily available technology to address current traceability challenges as well as more wide-ranging issues in the pharmaceutical industry.
THE ECONOMIST. Every research project needs a striking name, and it is hard to think of a better one than “Plastic Armpit”. The idea is to design and build a chip with an electronic nose, which can sample the odours and chemicals in its environment.
IDG CONNECT. Dr Richard Price has more than 20 years' experience in emerging technology development and commercialisation. As CTO and co-founder of PragmatIC, Price has overseen technical development of PragmatIC's unique flexible electronics technology.
PHARMTECH. Supply chain security is of crucial importance in the pharmaceutical industry. Should counterfeit or falsified drug products enter distribution channels and end up with a patient, not only is the reputation of the drug company at stake.
EUROPEAN PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURER. Gillian Ewers, vice president of marketing at PragmatIC examines how smart packaging is benefitting the pharmaceutical industry and helping to combat counterfeit drugs.
PACKAGING NEWS. Active and intelligent packaging helps to combat counterfeiting and can engage consumers. Tony Corbin finds out if can also help brands achieve sustainability goals.
PACKAGING WORLD. Diagnostic samples bound for one of the U.K.’s NHS pathology labs get low-cost RFID labels that save packaging, staff, and operational costs, among other benefits.
PACKAGING EUROPE. Counterfeiting has moved on from small-scale operations to big business. Elisabeth Skoda shines a light on solutions aimed at luxury packaging, pharmaceuticals and fast-moving consumer goods.
PACKAGING EUROPE. Electronic tracking of medication, flexible electronic connectivity, and battery-free sensor tags? These all sound like they are straight from an alternate universe in a Philip K. Dick novel; however, innovation today in the real world is smart.
RECYCLING AND WASTE WORLD. NFC means two electronic devices can be connected, for example using a debit card or phone for a contactless payment. However, the benefits of NFC go well beyond this, as the technology could also be used to increase recycling and reduce waste.