Project

Smart@Fire – Integrated ICT solutions for smart personal protective equipment for fire fighters and first responders

Acronym
Smart@Fire
Duration
15 November 2012 → 14 March 2017
Funding
European funding: framework programme
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Product development
  • Engineering and technology
    • Communications
    • Communications technology
    • Electronics
    • Manufacturing engineering
    • Other mechanical and manufacturing engineering
Keywords
personal protective equiment smart textiles pre-commercial procurement
 
Project description

The project tackles the challenge of how to increase the safety of fire fighters and first responders through combining innovative ICT solutions for smart monitoring with personal protective equipment (PPE).

Pre-commercial procurement (PCP) will enable procurers to integrate the newest not yet on the market technologies in the PPE of the future.