Year 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, which in the words of the Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič, “is a concrete example of EU solidarity in action”. Speaking during the event for the celebration of the 20th anniversary of EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Commandant Wilfried Stéfic, head of the French National Fire Officers Academy (ENSOSP) Research Projects Laboratory, presented two flagship projects funded under the technologies for First Responders call in which ENSOSP and CoNSeRT are partners: FASTER and RESCUER. Both projects research on the use of new technologies in the supporting First Responders in action, offering tools and services that increase their operational capacity and effectiveness and improve their safety.

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