Gartner Research

Global Assessment of Track-and-Trace Regulations for the Life Science Industry

Published: 11 January 2018

ID: G00328922

Analyst(s): Andrew Stevens


This research presents supply chain leaders a global assessment of track-and-trace and serialization regulations for life science companies and the new waves of regulatory requirements anticipated across the next few years.

Table Of Contents



  • Business Drivers and Market Dynamics Behind Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals
  • Decision Making and Challenges for Deployments of Track-and-Trace and Serialization IT Infrastructure for Compliance Mandates
  • Regulatory Outlook
    • Track-and-Trace and Serialization Regulation Origins
    • Track-and-Trace and Serialization Regulations Current Status Globally
    • Planning Schedule and Prioritization for Decision Making for Global Track-and-Trace and Serialization Deployments
  • Prioritize These Six Countries/Regions for Phased Compliance Deadlines across 2018 Into 2019 for Track-and-Trace, Serialization and Product Authentication
  • Target These Seven Countries and Regions for Current Operational Regulations That Require Immediate Compliance Focus
  • In Order of Priority, Focus on These 14 Countries or Regions for Developing, Planned and Draft Regulations
  • Suggested Next Steps

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