Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > NanoGuardian and Altegrity Risk International Announce Partnership to Deliver Closed-Loop Protection for the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Abstract:
Market monitoring program proactively seeks counterfeit and illegally diverted products in legitimate pharmaceutical supply chain

NanoGuardian and Altegrity Risk International Announce Partnership to Deliver Closed-Loop Protection for the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Skokie, IL | Posted on April 6th, 2010

NanoGuardian™ announced today that it entered into a partnership with Altegrity Risk InternationalSM (ARI) to serve as NanoGuardian's security partner in delivering its Closed-Loop Protection™ Program, which assists manufacturers in detecting counterfeit and illegally diverted products in the legitimate supply chain.

NanoGuardian's Closed-Loop Protection Program works hand-in-hand with its NanoEncryption™ technology and utilizes statistical modeling with randomized pharmacy auditing in an effort to identify counterfeit or illegally diverted pharmaceuticals on pharmacies' shelves awaiting distribution to patients. The mission of NanoGuardian's Closed-Loop Protection Program is to provide early detection of counterfeit and illegally diverted products, helping to reduce risk to patients, brands, and companies.

"NanoGuardian is committed to forging relationships with best-of-class partners in our effort to protect patients and brands. We are very excited to announce another such partnership with ARI, a global leader in corporate security with significant experience in the pharmaceutical space," said Dean Hart, executive vice president, NanoGuardian. "Pharmaceutical counterfeiting and diversion are growing concerns throughout the world, and the criminals engaged in these activities are sophisticated and well-resourced. On-dose security technologies, such as NanoGuardian's NanoEncryption technology, that remain with every dose indefinitely and defy counterfeit packaging, are absolutely necessary to protect patients and brands in this escalating war.

Programs such as NanoGuardian's Closed-Loop Protection that proactively search for the emergence of counterfeit and illegally diverted medications in the legitimate supply chain provide an additional measure of protection and safety while reducing risks to patients, brands, and companies. ARI's experience and the depth and breadth of its resources are great additions to the NanoGuardian solution," added Hart.

"We are thrilled to partner with NanoGuardian in its efforts to protect patients by ensuring supply chain integrity," said Thomas McWeeney, Managing Director & Head of the Washington D.C. Office, ARI. "ARI's industry-leading expertise and experience in security consulting, investigative intelligence, and monitoring services make this partnership ideal given the cutting-edge protection that NanoGuardian's NanoEncryption technology provides pharmaceutical manufacturers. ARI will leverage our diverse resources -- including more than 2,800 cleared investigators located throughout the United States and U.S. territories as well as our network of professionals around the globe with experience in more than 150 countries -- to ensure the chain of custody of pharmaceutical products that are acquired as a part of the Closed-Loop Protection Program. Given its NanoEncryption technology with the Closed-Loop Protection market monitoring program, NanoGuardian has proven that it is at the forefront of brand protection for the pharmaceutical industry."

NanoGuardian's NanoEncryption fights both counterfeiting and illegal diversion with a single technology that works directly on capsules, tablets, vial caps, and single-use syringes to provide an intrinsic, layered security strategy of overt, covert, and forensic security features. The overt and covert security features allow dose-level authentication at any point in a manufacturer's supply chain, while the forensic and nano-scale NanoCodes™ provide comprehensive tracing information on each and every dose. NanoGuardian's technology provides a strong benefit over other on-dose technologies given that NanoGuardian's security features are implemented with no additional chemicals being added to the medication.

####

About NanoGuardian
NanoGuardian™, a division of NanoInk®, focuses exclusively on delivering brand protection solutions to fight illegal diversion and counterfeiting. Anchored by NanoInk's novel NanoEncryption™ technology, NanoGuardian enables manufacturers to authenticate and trace the integrity of their products across the supply chain. More information about NanoGuardian is available at www.nanoguardian.net.

About Altegrity Risk International
Altegrity Risk InternationalSM (ARI), an Altegrity, Inc. company, provides high-quality due diligence, investigative, analytic, consulting, intelligence, and security solutions to multinational corporations and other organizations around the world. The company's multidisciplinary team of experts from the fields of investigations, forensics, data intelligence, and financial technology provides its clients with specialized solutions to identify, analyze, prevent, and remediate the entire range of financial, legal/regulatory, and reputational risks. Headquartered in New York City, ARI provides global coverage through offices in Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. More information is available at www.altegrityrisk.com.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Joshua Taustein
Dresner Corporate Services for NanoGuardian
(312) 780-7219


David Gutierrez
Dresner Corporate Services for NanoGuardian
(312) 780-7204


Michael John
Corporate Communication for ARI
(703) 637- 1694

Copyright © NanoGuardian

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

'Exotic' material is like a switch when super thin April 18th, 2014

Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair April 18th, 2014

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Introduces the MFP-3D InfinityTM AFM Featuring Powerful New Capabilities and Stunning High Performance April 18th, 2014

Conductive Inks: booming to $2.8 billion by 2024 April 17th, 2014

Law enforcement/Anti-Counterfeiting/Security/Loss prevention

Tiny particles could help verify goods: Chemical engineers hope smartphone-readable microparticles could crack down on counterfeiting April 15th, 2014

Nanosheets and nanowires April 1st, 2014

Anti-counterfeit 'fingerprints' made from silver nanowires March 20th, 2014

TED Selects Nanotech for Branding and Security on 30th Anniversary Conferences: Nanotech and TED collaborate to create a custom security feature using nano-imaging March 17th, 2014

Products

Nanovations Sets new Benchmark in Automotive Windscreen Coating Durability: Nanovations new automotive glass coating Vision Protect, sets new benchmark in glass coating durability March 23rd, 2014

Tawada CleanTech to show fabric duct and eco cool coating in MegaBuild March 21st, 2014

NEI Introduces Self-healing Anti-corrosion Coating for Zinc-Plated and Galvanized Steel March 14th, 2014

Cima NanoTech Announces Commercial Production of its SANTE(R) FS200 Touch Films for Large Format Touch Screens February 19th, 2014

Announcements

'Exotic' material is like a switch when super thin April 18th, 2014

Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair April 18th, 2014

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Introduces the MFP-3D InfinityTM AFM Featuring Powerful New Capabilities and Stunning High Performance April 18th, 2014

Transparent Conductive Films and Sensors Are Hot Segments in Printed Electronics: Start-ups in these fields show above-average momentum, while companies working on emissive displays such as OLED are fading, Lux Research says April 17th, 2014

Alliances/Partnerships/Distributorships

Virus structure inspires novel understanding of onion-like carbon nanoparticles April 10th, 2014

Peer Reviewed and Approved for Science by the the Washington Academy of Sciences April 3rd, 2014

New JEOL-Nikon MiXcroscopy Correlative Imaging Solution March 27th, 2014

Quantum Dots Take Center Stage at Inaugural Event: QD Vision Co-Founder and CTO Dr. Seth Coe-Sullivan to Chair First Quantum Dots Forum, March 26, 2014, San Diego, CA March 25th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE







  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE