Madrid, Spain, May 2019 – During the section meetings following the Euralarm General Assembly Joakim Söderström has been appointed chairman of the Security Section. As chairman he will also join the board of Euralarm as Vice President. Following in the footsteps of David Wilkinson he will continue the journey… Read More
Zug, Switzerland, May 2019 – Euralarm has released its Annual Report 2018-2019. The period was a year of change for Euralarm. With a new President, Board, General Director and sections leaders in place and the final integration of the extinguishing section in the overall structure, the association is ready… Read More
Zug, 16 April 2019 – Both as European citizens and as professionals in the fire safety and security industry Euralarm is shocked and saddened by the horrific fire that has engulfed the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris.
The Euralarm Board expresses its sympathy for the people of Paris and… Read More
Zug, April 2019 – Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member Halma plc. The company will join the Fire Section of Euralarm.
Halma will now benefit from Euralarm’s services in terms of representation towards European institutions and standardisation organisations. This includes the monitoring of… Read More
Euralarm welcomes the recent announcement from the European Commission of an “implementing decision” concerning harmonised standards for the Construction Products, which includes the long-awaited citation of two core Fire Detections standards hence confirming them as harmonised standards under the Construction Product Regulations (CPR).Read More
After the successful study and publications of its book ‘False Alarm Study’ the Fire Section of Euralarm recently decided to continue the study and ask the Technical Group Fire Alarms how the reduction of false alarms can be further progressed.Read More
The European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) and Euralarm strengthen their cooperation to make society safer and more secure.Read More
Euralarm urges to use holistic approach of fire safety when renovating buildings.Read More
Euralarm has released today its Annual Report . The publication of the report coincides with the end of the Euralarm Board’s three-year mandate and therefore, beyond the usual account of the past year’s activities, it also offers a review of the work achieved during that three-year period, particularly in… Read More
In the course of five years, the Euralarm Symposium has established itself as the most important event on significant market developments of innovative, legislative, regulatory and standardisation nature impacting one of the most successful Industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety. The speakers at the Euralarm Symposium… Read More
In 5 years, the Euralarm Symposium has established itself as a strategic event on innovation and developments of regulatory nature impacting one of the most successful Industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety.Read More
The 50th General Assembly of Euralarm, the European association representing the fire safety and security Industry, closed today. As a new Board and Managing Director were introduced, Delegates from national associations and blue-chip companies acknowledged that the Industry is more unified, better integrated into European decision-making processes.Read More
One of the most basic requirements for each of us is defence against harm, no matter what form it takes. Without protective measures, the individuals that make up society are at risk. For decades our industry has worked diligently to develop solutions to prevent and limit the consequences… Read More
Today the doors of the Euralarm GA and symposium will open in Madrid.
I look forward to meeting the Euralarm members and visitors during the GA and symposium. Your presence will change this event into a communication platform for our industry.
It’s almost a year ago that I… Read More
We are pleased to inform you that registration is now open for the annual Euralarm Symposium on May 13th, 2019, held in conjunction with Euralarm's Members' General Assembly.Read More
MEPs adopt the EU Cybersecurity certification scheme for products, processes and services, whilst also expressing their deep concern about Chinese IT in the EU. It establishes the first EU-wide cybersecurity certification scheme to ensure that certified products, processes and services sold in EU countries meet cybersecurity standards.Read More
In a politically exciting year with European Parliament elections in May and a new College of Commissioners in the autumn, Orgalim started 2019 with an updated name and brand identity.Read More
BRE Global Ireland has received confirmation that it has completed the European Union’s process to operate as a Notified Body and a Technical Assessment Body by achieving accreditation from the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB).Read More
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Euralarm’s involvement in EU policy can be traced back to the 1980’s, when first contacts were developed with the European Commission to advocate for an open European Fire and Security Market based on high quality. If Euralarm’s stance towards the EU has not changed today, the number of… Read More
Following the publication of the service standard for fire and security systems EN 16763, various European countries are now exploring compliance solutions adapted their own market.Read More
On Monday 22 October 2018, CEN-CENELEC organises a one-day workshop on the topic: Harmonised European Standards under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) - Essentials for drafting standards.Read More
European standardisation and research are closely linked. Nevertheless, today they do not interact sufficiently to maximize synergies and benefits with respect to innovation. To bridge this gap between Research, Innovation and Standardisation, the interactive European project 'BRIDGIT 2' invovling Euralarm's partner CEN-CENELEC was created.Read More
As one President gives way to another we interviewed departing Enzo Peduzzi and incoming Martin Harvey about the past and future of Euralarm.
Talking to the European Parliament is key to us going forward but this is not without its difficulties, staff change on a too frequent basis and this makes if time consuming and difficult to forge alliances. So, to be successful it does take a lot of work to be active in advocacy. At the FIA, we have regular meetings with different UK government departments and it is unusual that more than two weeks go by without a meeting.
Elena Santiago Cid, Director General CEN-CENELEC
"From cybersecurity to standardisation, this collaboration helps us advocate the right policy framework for the future."
"WAGNER decided to permanently engage in Euralarm’s activities with special respect to matters of fire safety, contributing to reduce trade barriers and to enhance competitiveness and harmonisation of the European market."
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