Fighting fire by sharing knowledge

An online platform has been launched, offering easy access to patent information on fire detection, prevention, and extinguishing, protective equipment, and post-fire restoration.

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The European Patent Office (EPO) has published a firefighting platform with an initial selection of some 30 smart patent information searches giving easy access to lifesaving technologies. This is the third Espacenet platform, following the “Fighting Coronavirus” and “Clean energy technologies” platforms.

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SOURCEEuropean Patent Office
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EFIMED is the Mediterranean Facility of the European Forest Institute. Based in Barcelona, Spain, it was launched in 2007.