Euralarm publishes Priorities and Challenges document

Posted On 07 Oct 2019
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Euralarm has presented its Priorities and Challenges 2019-2024 with the publication of the document “Working together for a safer and more secure future” which describes areas of cooperation to achieve a safer and more secure society for Europe and build an industry that contributes to sustainable growth in Europe.

The fire safety and security industry has worked diligently to develop solutions to prevent and limit the consequences from threats such as fire, theft, property damage and others. In collaboration with public authorities, policy makers, standards and certification bodies and industry associations, the industry works to address society’s needs for safety and security in Europe and globally.

Members of the European fire safety and security industry want to contribute to driving sustainable growth that will strengthen the EU’s Single Market, attract investment to Europe, and expand global markets for European companies. To do this the Euralarm members are continuously assessing the opportunities and the challenges that they are facing to identify the priorities that will allow Europe to advance as a prosperous, safe society and global actor.

The Association’s priorities for 2019 to 2024 are:

  • developing a strong Single Market and expanding global markets for quality products and services;
  • raising standards for industry professionals through training and qualification;
  • turning emerging technologies into sustainable solutions;
  • advancing knowledge and innovation.

Euralarm aims to accomplish this by focusing on market-oriented standards for products and services and on a pan-European testing and certification of products. Accomplishing the priorities also requires a strong focus on training and qualifications, digitalisation including cybersecurity, IoT and AI as well as partnering with research bodies.

Euralarm believes that working together will achieve a safer and more secure society for Europe and build an industry that contributes to sustainable growth in Europe.