Euralarm announces keynote speaker on innovation and standardisation for Symposium 2019

The yearly Euralarm Symposium is the place to get insights about where the fire safety and security industry is heading in the near future. The annual event, this year organised on May 13th in Madrid, is all about innovation, legislation, regulation and standardisation, impacting one of the most successful Industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety. This years’ keynote speaker is Alberto Garcia Mogollon, Head of Innovation Policy with

EUSAS and Euralarm organise Conference on Fire Safety and Security in the Aviation Sector

In 2018, EUSAS and Euralarm will organise the second edition of the EUSAS-Euralarm Conference. Next year’s topic will be ‘Fire Safety and Security in the Aviation Sector’.  The event will be hosted by Airbus and will take place at the Airbus facilities in Bremen, Germany, on July 10th and 11th, 2018. This will be the second edition of the event, which is already a reference in the field of electronic

Joint conference of EUSAS and Euralarm earlier this year in Berlin to hopefully have a great impact on the future of fire safety

  The joint EUSAS-Euralarm conference took place on February 7-8, at the Berlin offices of Bosch Security Systems. At the crossroads of standardisation and research, the event was the occasion to discover how cutting-edge innovation in the sector of fire safety will drive the development of future standards and make buildings and people safer than they have ever been. The EUSAS-Euralarm conference brought together 60 top specialists in the field

Europe is the world’s top tourist destination but are tourists safe?

Worldwide, touristic travel is on the rise. International tourism actually dwarfs any other type of leisure business in terms of growth and one of the global regions benefitting the most from this trend is Europe: The world’s first tourism destination. Central to the dynamism of European tourism is accommodation: Hotels, B&Bs and online-rented space. But due to a loose legislative framework for safety, which is rapidly becoming obsolete as our

Fire Safety and Security Industry set to change with new services standard

  The approval of new standard prEN 16763 has officially been announced by CEN/CENELEC, following on overwhelmingly positive votes cast by national standardisation bodies. Euralarm welcomes the adoption of a European standard which it has long supported and its members now prepare for the next stages in the diffusion of the standard. Services account for between 60% and 70% of the economic activity in the 28 Member States of the

Newest Euralarm member with strong fire protection expertise formally welcomed

Following a unanimous decision of its Board, Euralarm has now formally welcomed its newest member: The WAGNER Group. The company will join the Fire Section of Euralarm, which activities cover fire detection, notification, evacuation, extinguishing controls and smoke and heat ventilation. WAGNER will now benefit from Euralarm’s services in terms of representation towards European Institutions and Standardisation Organisations, the monitoring of relevant legislative and standardisation issues, and will have access

Euralarm urges members to vote positively for a new European standard

Over the past three years, Euralarm Services Section’s main endeavour has been to develop and advance a new European standard, prEN 16763. It defines for the first time the quality level of Services for electronic fire safety systems and security systems, to comply with the objectives of the European Service Directive. Involved in the definition of standards at European level, Euralarm represents the fire safety and security industry in Europe.

Euralarm invited to take part in EU consultation on harmonised certification for alarm systems

The European Commission has released an inception impact assessment on the proposal for an EU initiative establishing a harmonised certification scheme for alarm systems components. Industry stakeholders and representative bodies can provide the European Commission with an answer to this consultation. Euralarm is part of a group of representative bodies which has been closely involved with the Commission in providing background input into this legislative proposal. The impact assessment follows

Euralarm presents Manifesto for a Safer and More Secure Europe

Euralarm, the association of European manufacturers, installers and service providers of the electronic fire safety and security industry, presents its Manifesto for a Safer and More Secure Europe, 2016-2019. Euralarm’s Manifesto for a Safer and More Secure Europe at the horizon of 2019, presents the electronic fire, safety and security industry’s view on six policy areas where the European Union’s Institutions should take action in the coming years to ensure