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Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the
           Pharmaceutical Industry



         European Workshop on Smart Objects:
   ...
Agenda
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      ■  Key Facts about the Hasso Plattner Institute
      ■  European Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
      ■  Wa...
Key Facts about the Hasso Plattner Institute
    Internals

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      ■  Founded as a public-private partnership
         ...
Key Facts about the Hasso Plattner Institute
    Research Group Hasso Plattner / Alexander Zeier

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      ■  Research fo...
Key Facts about the Hasso Plattner Institute
    What can we do for you?

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      ■  Network between Industry and Academ...
European Pharma Supply Chain
    Anti-Counterfeiting

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    RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma ...
European Pharma Supply Chain
    Anti-Counterfeiting (cont’d)

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    RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in th...
European Pharma Supply Chain
    Data Sizing Assumptions

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      ■  14,9 billion pharmaceuticals on prescription per ye...
Waste Handling
    Regulations for Electronic Waste
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      ■  European Parliament and the Council of the EU
           ...
Waste Handling
     Pharmaceutical Waste in Germany
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       ■  Toxic Waste
             □  7,000 tons
       ■  Non-To...
Tag Product Compounds
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       ■  Pallets
       ■  Paper
       ■  Tinplates and Steel
       ■  Glass
       ■  Plast...
Tag Product Compounds
     Pallets
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       ■  Old or damaged pallets are shredded
       ■  Data matrix: unadequate: d...
Tag Product Compounds
     Paper
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       ■  60 million tons recycled
          per year in the EU
       ■  Data matri...
Tag Product Compounds
     Tinplates and Steel
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       ■  Max. 3 permille copper in recycled material (steel scrap def...
Tag Product Compounds
     Glass
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       ■  Used for pills or pharmaceutical
          mixtures
       ■  Data matrix:...
Tag Product Compounds
     Plastics
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       ■  Blister packages
       ■  Recycling material has to be
          shred...
What to take home?
     Improving Recycling by RFID Tags
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       ■  Issue: Contamination of recycling materials by RFI...
Thank you for your interest!
      Keep in contact with us.
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     Responsible: Deputy Prof. of Prof. Hasso Plattner
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  1. 1. Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharmaceutical Industry European Workshop on Smart Objects: Systems, Technologies and Applications 15-16 June, 2010 – Ciudad Real, Spain Matthieu-P. Schapranow Hasso Plattner Institute
  2. 2. Agenda 2 ■  Key Facts about the Hasso Plattner Institute ■  European Pharmaceutical Supply Chain ■  Waste Handling ■  Tag Product Compounds RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  3. 3. Key Facts about the Hasso Plattner Institute Internals 3 ■  Founded as a public-private partnership in 1998 in Potsdam near Berlin, Germany ■  Institute belongs to the University of Potsdam ■  Ranked 1st in CHE 2009 ■  500 B.Sc. and M.Sc. students ■  10 professors, 92 PhD students ■  Course of study: IT Systems Engineering RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  4. 4. Key Facts about the Hasso Plattner Institute Research Group Hasso Plattner / Alexander Zeier 4 ■  Research focus: real customer data for enterprise software and design of complex applications □  In-Memory Data Management for Enterprise Applications □  Human-Centered Software Design and Engineering □  Maintenance and Evolution of SOA Systems □  Integration of RFID Technology in Enterprise Platforms ■  Cooperations □  Academic: Stanford, MIT, etc. □  Industry: SAP, Siemens, Audi, etc. RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  5. 5. Key Facts about the Hasso Plattner Institute What can we do for you? 5 ■  Network between Industry and Academic, e.g. European section of the ■  Curriculum □  RFID seminars for graduate / undergraduate students □  Trends & concepts lecture (Prof. Hasso Plattner) ■  Enterprise Application Architecture Laboratory □  Enterprise software, e.g. SAP, Microsoft, etc. □  Equipped RFID Lab, e.g. deister electronic, noFilis, etc. ■  Concrete sizing and simulation of customer supply chains RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  6. 6. European Pharma Supply Chain Anti-Counterfeiting 6 RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  7. 7. European Pharma Supply Chain Anti-Counterfeiting (cont’d) 7 RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  8. 8. European Pharma Supply Chain Data Sizing Assumptions 8 ■  14,9 billion pharmaceuticals on prescription per year ■  ~9 read events per supply chain □  1 x producer (create + out) □  2 x distributors (in + out) □  1 x pharmacy (in + sell) □  1 x customer (check) ■  Assuming 220 working days with 14 hours per day production results in ~12k events/second Source: Interview with Stefan Führing (Pharmaceuticals, Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General European Commission) RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  9. 9. Waste Handling Regulations for Electronic Waste 9 ■  European Parliament and the Council of the EU □  2002/95/EC □ Restricts hazardous components in electronic devices □  2002/96/EC □ Regulations for recycling □ Defines amounts of reusable components per device ■  Germany □  Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG), spec. 2005 □  “Stiftung Elektro-Altgeräte Registrierung” □ Manufacturers have to register monthly output quantity □ Monetary transfers to guarantee product recycling □  Handling of RFID components is not defined! RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  10. 10. Waste Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Germany 10 ■  Toxic Waste □  7,000 tons ■  Non-Toxic Waste □  198,000 tons, incl. human and veterinary waste □  Recycled via domestic waste □  Contains tagged packaging material of pharmaceuticals RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  11. 11. Tag Product Compounds 11 ■  Pallets ■  Paper ■  Tinplates and Steel ■  Glass ■  Plastics RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  12. 12. Tag Product Compounds Pallets 12 ■  Old or damaged pallets are shredded ■  Data matrix: unadequate: dirt, damage, not reuseable, … ■  Tag: Replace existing tag to reuse it on new pallet, band saw equipped with short range reader identifies tag www.packaging.net.au www.detroitbandsaw.com RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  13. 13. Tag Product Compounds Paper 13 ■  60 million tons recycled per year in the EU ■  Data matrix: Deinking by chemicals ■  Tag: Using readers to locate tag, then punching out Der Grüne Punkt – Duales System Deutschland GmbH RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  14. 14. Tag Product Compounds Tinplates and Steel 14 ■  Max. 3 permille copper in recycled material (steel scrap definition) ■  Data matrix: printed on a label, removal during cleanup ■  Tag: Synthetic layer enclosing tag, attached by glue ■  No adaption of the recycling process required mehartrading.com mehartrading.com RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  15. 15. Tag Product Compounds Glass 15 ■  Used for pills or pharmaceutical mixtures ■  Data matrix: printed on a label, removal during cleanup ■  Tag: Attaching tag to cap, caps can be identified reliably ■  No adaption of the recycling www.lotfi.net process required RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  16. 16. Tag Product Compounds Plastics 16 ■  Blister packages ■  Recycling material has to be shredded, i.e. tags are damaged ■  Data matrix: Is destroyed/separated chemically ■  Tag: Checking for radio emissions, postpone for separate processing www.ecreden.com RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  17. 17. What to take home? Improving Recycling by RFID Tags 17 ■  Issue: Contamination of recycling materials by RFID tag artifacts ■  Solution: Preventing shreddering of electronic components ■  Chances: Decision-driven recycling □  Deriving producers by EPC □  Special handling for pharmaceutical packages can be applied automatically □  Costs-by-cause principle □  Statistics RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010
  18. 18. Thank you for your interest! Keep in contact with us. 18 Responsible: Deputy Prof. of Prof. Hasso Plattner Dr. Alexander Zeier Matthieu-P. Schapranow, M.Sc. zeier@hpi.uni-potsdam.de matthieu.schapranow@hpi.uni-potsdam.de Hasso Plattner Institute Enterprise Platform & Integration Concepts Matthieu-P. Schapranow August-Bebel-Str. 88 14482 Potsdam, Germany RFIDSystech10, Sustainable Use of RFID Tags in the Pharma Industry, Schapranow, June 15-16, 2010

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