Sproxil Defender

Using mobile technology to verify the authenticity of products before buying

Project start date : 01/07/2009

Beneficiary country : Nigeria United States of America (the) Kenya India Pakistan

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Access to quality medicines/pharmacies

Fields of application

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)
  • NGO
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • International (in several countries)

Economic model(s)

Target audience

  • Entire population

Project objectives

  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone

Technologies used

  • Mobile telecommunications (without data connection)
  • Internet
  • Geolocation
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)
  • Other (please specify)

About the sponsor

Sproxil Inc.

Sproxil is a global brand protection and consumer engagement company that works with brands to empower their consumers to identify and protect themselves from counterfeit and substandard products.

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

Country of origin : United States of America (the)

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently