The issuing entities operate a system for the assignment of UDIs.
Following a call for applications launched at the end of 2018, the Commission has designated the following entities:
- GS1 AISBL
- Health Industry Business Communications Council (HIBCC)
- International Council for Commonality in Blood Banking Automation (ICCBBA)
- Informationsstelle für Arzneispezialitäten (IFA) GmbH
For more information, please refer to Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/939 of 6 June 2019 designating issuing entities designated to operate a system for the assignment of Unique Device Identifiers (UDIs) in the field of medical devices.