International networks of businesses
The LINKS Community should include industrial entities that are relevant to the research and activities in the Community. These may be small, medium or big enterprises that are actively engaged in the area of disaster resilience, or that provide relevant goods (IT solutions) or services (IT training) in the social media arena
The following tables present relevant networks of businesses which could become part of the LINKS Community
|ACM||Association for Computing Machinery
The Association is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering, and application of information technology, serving both professional and public interests by fostering the open interchange of information and by promoting the highest professional and ethical standards.
|PEMEA||The Pan-European Mobile Emergency Application Consortium joins public and private entities in the field of emergency services collaborating to adopt, operate and extend the PEMEA emergency network delivering the levels of quality and reliability required by emergency services.||Website|
IT solution providers
|EENA, the European Emergency Number Association, is a non-governmental organisation with the mission to contribute to improving the safety and security of the people.
Part of EENA's community are 100+ solution providers.
|CFPA Europe||The Confederation of Fire Protection Associations Europe is an association of national organisations concerned primarily with fire prevention & protection and health and safety, security and risks from environmental and other natural hazards.
CFPA-E’s products are International exchange, training, guidelines, education standards, arson prevention and conferences.
In disaster management one has also to consider the critical infrastructure which is often stressed and its ongoing availability plays a major role in quick and full recovery.
|UIC||The International Union of Railways is the worldwide professional association representing the railway sector and promoting rail transport||Website|
|UITP||Union Internationale des Transports Publics is the international network for public transport authorities and operators, policy decision-makers, scientific institutes and the public transport supply and service industry.
UITP is bringing together more than 450 urban, suburban and regional public transport operators and authorities from all member states. UITP represents the perspective of local passenger transport services by all sustainable road, rail and waterborne modes.