A professional development course at the University of Oxford on counterfeits and strategies to counter them:
Suspect Counterfeit Detection, Avoidance and Mitigation
with Case Histories for Nonconforming ESD Packaging Materials Used in the Shipment of Electronic Parts,
Includes a review of how semiconductor and medical device packaging countermeasures utilize advanced material solutions.
Especially of interest to Digital Drugs this part:
Anti-Counterfeiting Measures for Packaging, Materials & Components
- Validation Requirements to Protect against Counterfeiting
- Protective Measures and Considerations to Prevent Knock Off Infiltration
- If You Don’t Validate, Expect the Unexpected!
The course provides in-depth technical review of validation issues:
✓ Where do counterfeits come from?
✓ How can counterfeits be identified?
✓ How can counterfeiting be combated?
✓ Are proper ESD measures being employed?
✓ Does your inspection process compromise Class 0 ESD sensitive devices?
✓ How are parts coded, tracked and safeguarded by employing RFID?
✓ Supplier Non-Conformance
✓ Long Term Storage Issues
✓ Outdated Standards
✓ Lack of Class 0 Device Training
✓ Incoming Inspection Practices
✓ Inadequate Inspection of
✓ Sensitive Components
✓ Packaging Inspection?
✓ Validation beyond Parts!
✓ Physical Audits of Packaging Materials – Not Just Processes!
✓ Leadership from the Top Down!