Apr 23
Friday, Apr 23, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

Authena: the end-to-end technology framework to restore public trust in agrochemicals

Apart from being a profit-generating industry, agriculture is our main element of survival, and for this reason it is often under severe scrutiny by public authorities and the entire society. The world population is growing fast, and the agricultural sector is facing the hard challenge of producing more food to feed an increasing number of […]

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Apr 20
Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

Tavar incontra Authena

Quando un cliente sceglie Tavar deve sentirsi protetto e avere la certezza di affidarsi a un prodotto di altissima qualità. Per questo motivo ci siamo legati ad Authena, azienda svizzera ideatrice di una piattaforma basata sulla blockchain, capace di rivoluzionare il modo in cui i brand proteggono i loro prodotti, la loro reputazione e i […]

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Apr 12
Monday, Apr 12, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

Von diesen leuten hat vielleicht einer die jahrhundert-idee

Frankfurt/Main – Gründer mit coolen Ideen gesucht! Trotz Corona-Pandemie findet der Gründerpitch der HSG Alumni (Hochschule St. Gallen) auch 2021 statt. In einer spannenden Zoom-Konferenz wurden jetzt schon 20 Halbfinalisten ermittelt.

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Mar 26
Authena end-to-end traceability & anticounterfeiting technology for pharma
Friday, Mar 26, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

IoT & blockchain to revolutionize safety, traceability, and monitoring of global vaccine shipments

Difficult periods get out the best, and unfortunately the worst of people. And this pandemic has confirmed it extensively. Thousands of solidarity initiatives flourished around the globe to help healthcare workers, ills suffering from coronavirus and the less fortunate that lost their jobs due to the consequent economic crisis.

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Mar 12
Friday, Mar 12, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

Disrupting illegal markets for a sustainable economic growth

The 8th goal set by the United Nations in the Agenda for Sustainable Development is to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment, and decent work for all. According to the UN, in 2019, 22% of the world’s youth were not engaged in either education, employment or training. (1)

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Mar 05
Friday, Mar 05, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

The antithesis between counterfeiting and health

One of the main goals established by the United Nations in the Agenda for Sustainable Development is to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. According to the UN, in 2017 more than half of the world population was not covered by essential health services. (1)

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Mar 01
Monday, Mar 01, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

The effects of counterfeiting on poverty across multiple industries

The first Goal that has been set for 2030 by all United Nations Member States in the Agenda for Sustainable Development is to eradicate poverty. In 2015, 10% of the world population was living in extreme poverty, with troubles in fulfilling vital needs like health, education, and access to clean water and sanitation. (1)

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Feb 19
Friday, Feb 19, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

The automotive & aircraft spare parts counterfeiting. Often a matter of life or death

Aircrafts are generally designed for a life cycle of many years. For instance, the B-52, went into service in 1955 and its retirement date has been scheduled for 2040. (1) Therefore, to perform a regular maintenance of aerospace and defense products throughout their lifecycle it might be necessary to use parts that are no longer […]

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Feb 11
Thursday, Feb 11, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

The “dangerous” market of fake cosmetics and how to end it

In 2018, the value of the global cosmetics market was 507.8 billion U.S. dollars. The same market is projected to reach the value of almost 760 billion U.S. dollars by 2025. (1) The growth of the cosmetics field has gone hand-in-hand with an increase in counterfeiting, which some associations have quantified as a rise of […]

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Feb 05
Friday, Feb 05, 2021 , Alessandro Tacconelli

Authena Fragrances and the once unresolved problem of illegal perfumes

Historically, perfumes have always been one of the favorite targets of counterfeiters. In an old survey promoted by the French Institute of Industrial Statistics it turned out that already in 1995 more than 80% of French perfume companies had experienced problems with counterfeiting. (1)

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