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NIHR pilot for health tech SMEs

The NIHR explore a pilot course to support health tech SMEs at technology readiness level two.

Industry news

07/12/2023

SCDP marks major milestone in its drive to secure transparency in global supply chains

A proof of concept for a trusted location insights platform, supported by the application of GS1 standards, has been successfully completed.

Industry news

06/12/2023

The many benefits of online marketplaces

Globally, 35 per cent of all online purchases are now made on marketplaces, making them a vital channel for anyone looking to grow their businesses.

01/12/2023

GS1 standards and the Strategic Framework for NHS Commercial

With the launch of NHS England's new Strategic Framework for NHS Commercial, GS1 UK highlights the role of GS1 standards and Scan4Safety as part of the procurement framework.

Industry news

28/11/2023

Opinion: the next-gen barcode

In a recent letter published by The Grocer, GS1 UK CMO and membership director Sarah Atkins explains why GS1 is supporting a global transition to the next generation of on-pack labelling.

Opinion piece

28/11/2023

Duncan Eaton to be succeeded by Sara Ford as chair of GS1 UK’s healthcare advisory board

With her extensive supply chain and logistics knowledge Sara’s contributions to the GS1 UK healthcare advisory board will be indispensable, bringing a fresh perspective to the role as GS1 UK embarks on the next chapter of Scan4Safety implementation.

Industry news

27/11/2023

Revolutionising construction: the rise of BIM in the UK

GS1 UK, head of construction, Shervin Yousefzadeh, shares his thoughts on the role of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in construction.

Industry news

21/11/2023

eMAG marketplace: managing exponential growth with trusted product data

Duplicate product listings, incorrect associations, invalid brands, concerns about counterfeits and IP infringement—eMAG saw it all in the early years of their marketplace.

Industry news

15/11/2023

Over 900 suppliers benefitting from productDNA powered by Syndigo

GS1 UK and Syndigo have been working in close collaboration to enhance the service and identify new opportunities for data sharing.

Industry news

13/11/2023

Julianne Ponan MBE joins GS1 UK as a non-executive director to help SMEs harness the power of NextGen QR codes

Julianne will use her deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing UK SMEs to help GS1 UK members grow their businesses and harness the power of next-generation barcodes.

Industry news

09/11/2023

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