On 23 November, the General Assemblies of the European Standards Organizations CEN and CENELEC approved a plan that secures British Standards Institution's full membership post-Brexit.
A workshop took place this week in Brussels with the target to bring all involved parties on the same page concerning the Construction Product Regulation (CPR).
The ongoing negotiations between the European Parliament and the Council to set up an EU cybersecurity certification framework will have profound implications for the future of Europe’s industrial system, European companies being the first impacted by the final design of the framework.
On Friday October 12th, in the frame of the World Standard day and on the 25th anniversary of the European single market, Euralarm joined the conference ‘Standards meet the future’ organised by CEN/CENELEC , ETSI, EFTA and the European Commission.
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.
Euralarm has long supported the idea that ‘Smart cities’ should include aspects of fire safety and security. European cities face an increasing frequency and intensity of hazards and disasters, which are exacerbated by climate change and social dynamics, such as demographic change and an ageing population.
As one President gives way to another we interviewed outgoing Enzo Peduzzi and President-elect Martin Harvey about the past and future of Euralarm.
On 11 October 2018, the European Commission adopted its annual Union Work Programme for European standardisation for 2019.
The European Commission reported last week on the progress made towards an effective and genuine Security Union, calling on the European Parliament and the Council to finalise their work on priority security initiatives as a matter of urgency.
The EU Commission’s Fire Industry Exchange Platform (FIEP), is a yearly policy forum at which Euralarm presented a position paper. It is organised by the EU Commission’s Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs – DG GROWTH.
European standards are fundamental for the functioning of the EU Single Market: by setting common rules and a coherent system all across Europe, they support the free circulation of products and services. Understanding their contribution is fundamental, especially this year when the Single Market’s 25th anniversary is being celebrated.
On October 31st in Warrrington an December 11th in Belfast, Euralarm partners with its Member the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) to bring the latest updates on Next Generation Networks to the Industry.
ARTS, a Euralarm Member and the Romanian Association of Security Technique (ARTS) represented by ALARMA SRL organises the fifth edition of international exhibition devoted to security services and technique, Romanian Security Fair (RSF).
On Monday, October 15th, from 11:00 to 12:00 CEST you can join CEN-CENELEC, ETSI and the European Commission DG GROW for a one hour tweetchat on 'Standards meet the future'.
The tweetchat celebrates World Standards day following the CEN-CENELEC World Standards Day conference on 12 October in the context of the 25th anniversary of the EU single market.
CEN/TC 351 'Construction Products - Assessment of release of dangerous substances' is devoted to developing modular horizontal test methods. It has just published five Technical Specifications on Assessment of release of dangerous substances under the Construction Products Regulation.
The aim of this webinar is to provide information about the CEN-CENELEC policies on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), including the use of IPR protected material from other organisations.
This Technical Report, published in April 2018, provides guidance for the verification testing of household and similar electrical appliances according to the Commission Regulations implementing Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC and Commission Delegated Regulations supplementing Energy Labelling Directive 2010/30/EU.
The Commission has awarded an extra €4.2 million in emergency assistance under the Internal Security Fund (ISF – Police) to support Spain's efforts in the fight against terrorism and organised crime. The additional funding will assist in the purchase of equipment and technology to protect public spaces as well as to fight crime that takes place online, and in the darkest recesses of the Internet.
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.