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    1. 1. BRIDGE An RFID project partly funded by the European Commission
    2. 2. B uilding R adio frequency ID entification solutions for the G lobal E nvironment WP5: Anti-Counterfeiting WP6: Pharma Traceability WP7: Textile industry WP8: Manufacturing WP9: Reusable Asset Mgt WP10: Products in Service WP11: Non-Food Item level WP4: Security WP3: Serial-Level Supply Chain Control WP2: Serial-Level Lookup Service WP1: Hardware Development WP12: Training Platform, Courseware & Certification WP13: Dissemination & Adoption Tools Technical Development Business Development Horizontal Activities WP15: Innovation policy and public policy WP14: Project management
    3. 3. BRIDGE: Facts and figures <ul><li>A 3 year project </li></ul><ul><li>Started on July 1st 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>15 work packages </li></ul><ul><li>Total estimated cost: €13 millions </li></ul><ul><li>Total EU Funding:€ 7,5 millions </li></ul>
    4. 4. BRIDGE Partners GS1 Global Office (Coordinator) China France Germany Poland Spain UK Labs/ Universities Cambridge ETH Zürich Fudan TUG Graz UPC Barcelona Solution Providers Bénédicta Carrefour gardeur Kaufhof Nestlé UK Northland Sony End users AIDA Centre AT4 wireless BT CAEN Confidex Domino JJ Associates Melior SAP UPM Raflatac Verisign UK 7 5 7 11
    5. 5. The BRIDGE project consists of ... <ul><li>TECHNICAL Clusters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Perform the research based on business cluster needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address technical issues, organisational and policy issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS Clusters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify business opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyse the requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish the business case </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perform pilots, implementations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate the results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Issue application guidelines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ADOPTION Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training, Dissemination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploitation </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Overview Work Packages WP5 Anti- Counterfeiting Lead: SAP Research WP6 Pharmaceutical Traceability Lead: JJ Associates WP 7 SC Mgt. European Textile Industry Lead: GS1 Germany WP 8 Manufacturing Process Application Lead: University of Cambridge Auto-ID Lab WP9 Reusable Asset Management Lead: GS1 France WP10 Product in Services Lead: University of Cambridge Auto-ID Lab WP11 Item-level tag for Non-food Products Lead: Carrefour Business Cluster <ul><li>WP1 Hardware Development Lead: UPC </li></ul><ul><li>WP2 Serial Level Look-up Service Lead: AT4 wireless </li></ul><ul><li>WP3 Serial Level Supply Chain Control Lead: University of Cambridge Auto-ID Lab </li></ul><ul><li>WP4 Security Lead: BT (British Telecom) </li></ul>Technical Cluster
    7. 7. Approach of Business Work Packages Problem Analysis Requirement Analysis Business Case Pilot/ Trial Infrastructure/Application Base: EPC & EPCglobal Network
    8. 8. Technical Work Packages
    9. 9. WP1: Hardware development Tasks Improvement of the capabilities of an RFID system by means of the hardware development 1.1-Sensor Enabled tags 1.2-Miniature tags 1.3-Metal and Dielectric objects tags 1.4-Low- Cost readers 1.5-High read-rate antennas for readers 1.6-Ambient- Intelligent RFID systems WP Partners: UPC , Cambridge, Fudan, AIDA, CAEN, UPM Raflatac, Confidex, AT4 wireless Source: WP1
    10. 10. WP 1: Hardware Development <ul><li>Task 1.1 Sensor-enabled tags </li></ul><ul><ul><li>definition of a common tag hardware platform, that separates the tag RF communications, the data capturing, the data processing and the power subsystem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>management of additional data on tag </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task 1.2 Miniature tags </li></ul><ul><ul><li>advanced research, design and tests of “1cm 2 tag” with increased reading ranges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task 1.3 Metal and dielectric object tags </li></ul><ul><ul><li>design, prototype, measure and test miniature tags that work on metal surfaces and dielectric materials, specially glass </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task 1.4 Low-cost readers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RFID readers in the €100 - €300 range, low power </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task 1.5 High read-rate antennas for readers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>specify, design, fabricate and measure a set of antenna + study of tag placement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Task 1.6 Ambient-intelligent RFID systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>specify and set up a testing environment for smart objects </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. WP 2: Serial-Level Lookup Service <ul><ul><li>Two categories of serial lookup data: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serial-lookup service: scalability, rapid response, robustness, security, implementation of authentication and access control policy </li></ul></ul>serial-level master data recorded by manufacturer of the product (particular batches – ingredients – processing equipment) lifecycle event data (involved operations – sensor information) WP Partners: AT4 wireless , Cambridge, ETH, BT, SAP, AIDA, GS1 UK
    12. 12. WP2: Serial-level lookup services EPC - IS 1 EPC - IS 2 Discovery Service EPC - IS 3 Client XXX 123 Data EPC XXX 123 Data EPC YYY 123 Data EPC YYY 123 Data EPC ZZZ 123 Data EPC ZZZ 123 Data EPC EPC IS - 2 123 EPC IS - 1 123 EPC IS - 3 123 Resource EPC EPC IS - 2 123 EPC IS - 1 123 EPC IS - 3 123 Resource EPC Who has information on tag 123? EPC IS - 2 123 EPC IS - 1 123 EPC IS - 3 123 Resource EPC EPC IS - 2 123 EPC IS - 1 123 EPC IS - 3 123 Resource EPC 4 5 3 2 1 Results returned from DS Client queries DS Source: WP 2
    13. 14. WP 3: Serial-Level Supply Chain Control (II) <ul><ul><li>Serial-level inventory tracking: develop track & trace models based on information derived from WP2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serial-level Inventory Control: basic inventory control models for store reordering using serialised item level information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serial-level Manufacturing Control: integrate serial level item information with existing production planning and control and investigate ways in which manufacturing decision could be improved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reusable Asset Management: develop contextual models for reusable asset management; relationship entities with work-in-process material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application Programming Interface: high-level 'convenience functions' for track and trace, co-ordination of event gathering, analysis reconciliation with advanced shipment notes, payment processes, pedigree, supports alerting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serial-level Condition Monitoring: develop contextual models to predict the condition of each product using sensory information such as temperature, pressure, shock, humidity to enhance inventory control </li></ul></ul>
    14. 15. WP 4: Security (I) <ul><ul><li>3 main focuses in the WP: - security and privacy: analysis, requirement and dissemination - RFID system security and integrity - network infrastructure security </li></ul></ul>WP Partners: BT , ETH, TUG, SAP, AT4 wireless, Bénédicta, UPC, CAEN, Fudan, UPM Raflatac, Confidex, GS1 UK
    15. 16. WP 4: Security (II) <ul><ul><li>Context and input framework of WP 4… </li></ul></ul>Tag Security RFID Trusted Network Anti-Cloning Network Confidentiality Data Integrity WP1 Hardware WP 2 Serial Level Lookup Service WP3 Serial Level Supply Chain Control Requirements Analysis (based on WP) Joint Security Report
    16. 17. Business Work Packages
    17. 18. WP 5: Anti-Counterfeiting <ul><ul><li>Develop a secure track and trace solution based on EPCglobal network infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyse the drivers and enablers of counterfeiting and product piracy , the supply and demand side of illicit trade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requirement analysis of end-user, consumers, brand-owners and manufacturers (task will include the demands concerning an end-user EPC-based device to perform product checks) - Input from EU SToP project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessing the economical justification; build business case </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of trial infrastructure </li></ul></ul>WP Partners: SAP , ETH Zürich
    18. 19. WP6: Pharma Traceability Pilot <ul><li>Implement a complete supply chain traceability system for pharma products to improve patient safety and increase supply chain efficiency in the branded and generic supply chain. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate a business case and the feasibility, cost efficiency, and interoperability of the technology suite, regardless of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pharma product packaging level and and product type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serialised data tag (RFID or Data Matrix code) </li></ul></ul>
    19. 20. WP7: European Textile supply chain 1. Analytical Approach 2. Empirical Study - Problem Analysis based on studies and field reports - Requirements Analysis Hardware, Software and processes - Develop a Business Case - Execution of an Empirical Study - analysis results - deployment of a pilot WP Partners: GS1 Germany , AIDA, UPC, Carrefour, gardeur, GS1 Spain, Kaufhof, Northland
    20. 21. WP 8: Manufacturing Process Application (I) <ul><ul><li>Examine the role of RFID in providing accurate and complete item level information in a timely manner to enhance the management of products in services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem analysis: identify business process improvements that are possible through RFID tagging on work-in-progress containers – specially in manufacturing processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Requirement analysis: HW (types of tags/readers that are appropriate to business processes) + SW (existing systems and new decision system) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business case and trial infrastructure </li></ul></ul>WP Partners: Cambridge , Nestlé , SAP, BT
    21. 22. WP 9: Reusable Asset Management <ul><ul><li>Focus on the use of EPCglobal applications for the management of reusable logistic containers - how to develop a secure track&trace solution to cut the cost and increase efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Items: pallets, crates, barrels, gas cylinders, beer kegs, rail cars, trailers, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First steps: market description - defining the key actors in the market - providing figures on the market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approach: 1. Questionnaire will be circulated to container pools and providers 2. Description of current practices in terms of flows of goods, data and money </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilots and trials are planned </li></ul></ul>WP Partners: GS1 France , Carrefour, GS1 Germany, Bénédicta
    22. 23. WP 10: Products in Service (I) <ul><ul><li>Business problem: the gradual loss of item level information during and after the point of manufacturing. The information associated with a particular product decreases. </li></ul></ul>WP Partners: Cambridge , Sony, BT, Carrefour
    23. 24. WP 10: Products in Service (II) <ul><ul><li>Examine the role of RFID in providing accurate and complete item level information in a timely manner to enhance the management of products in services: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to conduct feasibility analysis of an RFID enabled information system for the whole lifecycle for a specific product type (e.g. TV) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to examine the type of information that needs to be captured when products are in service and maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to conduct a requirement analysis , e.g. tags and type of information needed for maintenance and products in service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>to determine a business case : the benefits of having accurate and complete product information on products in services against the cost of HW/SW </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>trial to prove the robustness of the EPC network for intra- and inter-communications to store, retrieve and filter product lifecycle information </li></ul></ul>
    24. 25. WP 11: Item Level Tagging for Non-Food-Products <ul><ul><li>To understand how item level tagging will help to improve efficiency and provide better services for the customer: a) optimised order and forecasts with enhances visibility b) reduction of returns to suppliers c) improve inventory in store and warehouse d) decrease out of stocks e) lower shrinkage f) develop collaboration between partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Product categories: - cultural products: DVDs, books, SW, CDs video games - textile products </li></ul></ul>WP Partners: Carrefour , Cambridge, GS1 France, GS1 Germany
    25. 26. Training, Dissemination Innovation & Policy Work Packages
    26. 27. WP12: Training <ul><ul><li>Training activities (WP 12) – GS1 GO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To perform a Training Needs Analysis as to assess which course material needs to be developed for which target audience and in which format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on the Training Needs Analysis, to develop course material in a blended learning approach (eLearning, face-to-face training, trainers kits, syllabi, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To customize the existing GS1 eLearning platform (i.e. LEARN) as to ensure it fully support EPC/RFID student administration, tracking and certification for this project. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To assess whether a ISO 17024 business certificate can be delivered to the students attending the EPC/RFID courses developed in the framework of this project </li></ul></ul>
    27. 28. WP13: Dissemination <ul><ul><li>Dissemination activities (WP 13) – GS1 GO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept animations: multi-media objects used for e-learning courses, presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portable Demo: Demonstration software of the EPCglobal network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic impact : RFID market sizing study complemented by qualitative impact analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portal : Public and Private web portal enabling dissemination and collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awareness : Study about consumer awareness of the technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roadshow : Information and material package to support conferences and workshop disseminating the results of the project </li></ul></ul>
    28. 29. WP15: Innovation & Policy <ul><ul><li>Innovation and Policy (WP15) – GS1 UK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From RFID to the Internet of things : Annual report on how ubiquitous computing may develop, especially with regard to RFID and its application in a more pervasive network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RFID and public policy matters : Annual report on areas where RFID implementation affects public policy matters (C ompetitiveness, Governance, IPR and Anti-Trust, Privacy and Security, Health and Science, Environment and Waste, Communications, Spectrum, Research) </li></ul></ul>