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Pilot project on fire statistics: The public tender is now released

19 November 2019

Today, the European Commission launched the public tender related to the Pilot project voted last year by 24 members of the EU ...

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Three MEPs table a parliamentary question about fire prevention and smoke detection

6 November 2019

MEPs Theresa Griffin (S&D), Pernille Weiss (EPP) and Seán Kelly (EPP) co-signed a parliamentary question

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EuroFSA: All together for the European Fire Safety Week

31 October 2019

Communication from EuroFSA: For its very first edition, the European Fire Safety Week will gather, from the 18th to 21st November 2019, a myriad of...

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Press Release: Members of the European Parliament have great ambition for fire safety in buildings

8 October 2019

Today, in the European Parliament, the Modern Building Alliance, together with MEP Theresa Griffin (S&D, UK) and MEP Pernille Weiss (EPP, DK), org...

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Modern Building Alliance has presented its paper at Fire Safety Facade Conference

30 September 2019

During the 3rd International Symposium – Fire Safety Façade 2019 organised by the CSTB in France, Quentin de Hults, ...

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EU method to assess the fire performance of façades: call for tender launched

18 September 2019

A study published by the European Commission in September 2018 presented...

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Modern Building Alliance joins the International Fire Safety Standards Coalition (IFSS)

23 August 2019

The Coalition was launched with the support of United Nations Economic Commission...

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Modern Building Alliance sponsors Fire Safety Façade 2019

13 August 2019

As sponsor of Fire Safety Façade 2019, Modern Building Alliance confirms its commitment to support research in fire safety...

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European Fire Safety Week 2019

26 July 2019

For the very first time, a European Fire Safety Week will take place. Organised by the European Fire Safety Alliance ...
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Modern Building Alliance presents the EU Fire Safety Guide

1 July 2019

Modern Building Alliance officially launches the European Fire safety Guide. Written for policy makers, this guide presents a holistic approach...

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EU fire safety research needed in Horizon Europe – Joint letter to Commissioner Carlos Moedas

4 June 2019

A wide range of stakeholders, including Modern Building Alliance, addressed a letter to Commissioner Carlos Moedas asking...

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Modern Building Alliance sponsors Interflam 2019

2 May 2019

Interflam 2019 will take place in London on 1-3 July. Meet us at our booth! ...
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Progress of the Fire Information Exchange Platform: only a more active contribution from Member States will make it successful

4 March 2019

On 27 February, the FIEP met for a plenary meeting to present progress. ...
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Fire Safety Mission for Europe: Modern Building Alliance joins forces with IAFSS

13 December 2018

On 3 December, we supported and presented our views during the IAFSS workshop in Brussels ...
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Stakeholders discuss how to improve fire safety at European Parliament event

30 November 2018

On 28 November, stakeholders gathered to discuss how to improve fire safety at European Parliament event ...
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MEPs take another step toward increased fire safety in Europe

25 September 2018

Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Budget (BUDG) adopted an amendment for a pilot project on fire safety to be included in the EU’s 2019 budget.

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New Commission study on fire performance of façades shows continued progress on fire safety

18 September 2018

On the 3rd September, the Commission published a study on the development of a European approach to assess the fire...

 

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ITRE Committee confirms support for increased fire safety in Europe

10 July 2018

Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) adopted an amendment for a pilot project on fire safety to be included in the EU’s 2019 budget.

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Members of the European Parliament stand up to advance fire safety in Europe

21 June 2018

Yesterday, a group of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) submitted a very promising pilot pro...

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Fire safety: what can building renovations bring?

20 June 2018

After 18 months of legislative process, the amended Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EU 2018/844) has been published in the EU Official Journal.

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England: the Hackitt Report reviewing building regulations and fire safety is published

17 May 2018

The independent review led by Dame Judith Hackitt was commissioned by the British government following the Grenfell Tower fire.

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The revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive is fully adopted

14 May 2018

After the European Parliament on April 17, the Council adopted the revised directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) on May 14.

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