The PharmaLedger project aims to bring value and trust to the healthcare ecosystem through blockchain technology. Together, we will create a Blockchain-based framework for the efficient digitization of the healthcare industry. The goal of the project is to provide a widely trusted platform that will support the design and adoption of blockchain-enabled healthcare solutions while accelerating delivery of innovation that will benefit the entire ecosystem – from manufacturers to patients.

consortium & financing

PharmaLedger is a Public/Private consortium comprised of 29 partners from 13 countries. This includes 12 large pharmaceutical companies; highly innovative technology SMEs specializing in blockchain development, security, privacy and business intelligence; universities and research institutes specializing in pharmaco-economic analysis, research of patient requirements, big data analytics and electronic health records; leading clinical trials companies; supply chain partners; patient representatives; and leading healthcare service providers.

PharmaLedger is sponsored by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) under the Horizon 2020 programme.

PharmaLedger Use Cases


Web Technologies:

Web Components, Ionic

Blockchain Technologies:

Quorum, Solidity

DevOps Technologies:

CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins, Kubernetes and GitHub using AWS


The goal of the project is to provide a widely trusted platform that supports the design and adoption of blockchain-enabled healthcare solutions while accelerating delivery of innovation that benefits the entire ecosystem, from manufacturers to patients.

Alongside Novartis, RomSoft is technical coordinator of the PharmaLedger blockchain, but also participates in the development of domain reference applications (DRA) for the pharmaceutical industry (supply chain, clinical studies, and health data). Each DRA is layered into multiple sub-cases that will be analyzed and implemented throughout the project duration.

PharmaLedger Key Objectives


Develop a scalable, sustainable, beyond-state-of-the-art blockchain platform

Define and formalize an effective governance for the PharmaLedger framework

Ensure privacy and confidentiality of PharmaLedger data

Perform reference implementation and validation of prioritized business use cases

Develop and integrate a health data marketplace and a collaboration platform

Allow greater access to and security of information across use cases that integrate the use of IOT and medical devices.

Provide a legal and ethical framework to ensure regulatory, legal and data privacy compliance

Involve key healthcare ecosystem stakeholders in the elicitation of requirements and testing of the reference implementation

Generate a comprehensive industry digitization methodology and document it in a manual for small, medium and large industry players and provide a set of new patients’ engagement processes for supply and consumption of health data

Supply Chain Finished Goods Traceability
Anti Counterfeiting Use Case

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