Teodor-Alexandru Sararu, Andra Mihaela Oancea
The purpose of the mobile application PharGO is to connect pharmacies with their end users by making it easier for consumers to purchase medicine.
The location-based application allows users to make a list of the pharmaceutical goods they need. Based on the user’s location, PharGO then shows the best purchase offer in terms of local proximity, price, availability and pick-up time. The application uses GNSS signals to provide directions to the target pharmacy, enabling consumers to simply pay for and pick up orders at their preferred time. Consumers can thus avoid queues and time spent searching for available stock or rare medicines. Pharmacies also benefit from PharGO thanks to location-based advertising, which helps them increase their sales performance.
«PharGO is an initiative by a very young and enthusiastic team which has convinced the Romania’s panel of experts this year with their solution providing benefits to both end users as well as pharmacies with the help of GNSS.»
Dr Vlad Olteanu
Researcher / Navigation Adviser, Romanian Space Agency