Roambee Named Winner of FDA’s Low Cost or No Cost Technology Traceability Challenge for the New Era of Smarter Food Safety
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Real-time supply chain visibility provider Roambee has been named the winner of the Food & Beverage’s “New Era of Smarter Food Safety Low- or No-” Drug Administration (FDA) Traceability challenge based on cost technology; »Only one of the 12 companies selected out of 90 applicants. Roambee submitted its “Smart Food with IoT” concept as the global leader of the consortium with Wiliot https://www.wiliot.com/ and GSM. Roambee VP of Marketing and Product Strategy Scott Hurley to present the team’s winning solution alongside other top performers during the ‘Food Traceability Winner Webinar’ at 11:00 am EDT Tuesday, September 28; click here to learn more and register to attend.
Launched under the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (COMPETES Act), the goal of the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative is to achieve end-to-end traceability throughout the system. food safety – in other words, from “farm to fork.”
“The farm-to-fork concept is currently a very manual administrative process, with a lot of expensive and slow red tape and a low level of trust requiring a lot of checks, especially cross-border,” notes Scott Hurley, vice president of marketing. and product strategy at Roambee. . “The solution we designed with Wiliot and GSM will achieve the ‘food traceability cloud’, dramatically improving the process, thereby reducing costs, increasing food security and enabling more global trade. We are honored that our submission was chosen as the FDA Traceability Winner of the Challenge and look forward to presenting our work during the September 28 webinar. ”
A Silicon Valley-based company with its over $ 18 million Series B1 funding announced in March 2021 and two recent acquisitions, Roambee provides real-time intelligence through its innovative visibility platform as well as surveillance sensors active. This actionable first-hand location and condition information provides early warning in food processing and transportation.
“GSM provides end-to-end systems integration and is developing specific food traceability software that will run on the Roambee service, using a combination of cloud and blockchain technology to enable traceability of food processing, such as animal feed, fertilizers and veterinary products. treatments, ”said Andrew Bird, CEO of GSM. “We are a leading company in the field of digital transformation technologies and innovation, proud to be the general visionaries of the solution that has earned FDA recognition under the Traceability Challenge. ”
The Wiliot platform combines cloud services and IoT pixels, tiny pieces of computing that power themselves by capturing radio frequency energy. Wiliot is the leading consortium for ensuring traceability of farm animals and crops, using its cloud-based platform, integrated with Roambee, and its innovative IoT Pixel beacons, which provide both localization and traceability. Wiliot received $ 200 million in Series C financing led by Softbank in July 2021.
Roambee provides enhanced supply chain visibility on demand, for on-time, complete, and undamaged delivery of shipments and assets anywhere in the world. Over 300 companies are improving customer experience, service levels, product quality, cash cycles, business efficiency, sustainability and logistics automation with real-time information and forecasting from Roambee. More than 50 of them are among the world’s top 100 companies in the Pharma, Food, Electronics, Chemicals, Automotive, Packaging & Containers and Logistics sectors. Roambee’s innovative AI-powered platform and end-to-end monitoring solutions deliver organized and highly accurate supply chain signals based on first-hand IoT sensor data at the item level and non-sensor inputs. The result is better multimodal ETAs, OTIF deliveries, over 80% cold chain compliance, and more, including a 4X + ROI on supply chain assets by optimizing the usage and stock levels. Gartner identifies Roambee as one of 9 global supply chain technology companies in “2021 Gartner Tracking and Monitoring Business Process Context: Magic Quadrant for Real-Time Transposition Visibility Platforms. »Visit www.roambee.com.
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