The anatomy of the current antibiotic shortage

ASCII Report Antibiotics Shortage

Global supply shortages of antibiotics are currently on the rise. A study by the newly founded Supply Chain Intelligence Institute Austria (ASCII) Hub now deciphers the causes of the shortage: First and foremost, the increasing concentration of production in two countries – China and India. Investing in a well-developed data infrastructure can help remedy the situation.

Supply Chain Intelligence Institute Austria (ASCII)

Securing supply chains, knowing strategic dependencies and proactively shaping sustainable, as well as efficient production networks — with these goals, the Supply Chain Intelligence Institute Austria (ASCII) aims to put Austria in a leading role worldwide. The the founding organizations of the institute are Compexity Science Hub, FH ÖÖ, VNL and WIFO. ASCII was launched at the Federal Ministry of Labor and Economics today.