German Fire Protection Association (VFDB) News

INTERSCHUTZ Postponed Again to June 2022 Due to Pandemic

The dates for INTERSCHUTZ have been changed, with the event now taking place from June 20 to June 25, 2022. The decision to reschedule the world's renowned trade fair for the fire, rescue, civil protection and safety/security verticals was taken by Deutsche Messe, after a process of thorough deliberation and intensive discussion with key market players. INTERSCHUTZ In a context that has affected numerous other trade fairs and events taking place all over the world, the move was driven by the l...

Deutsche Messe Postpones INTERSCHUTZ By One Year Due To The Outbreak Of COVID-19

INTERSCHUTZ, which was scheduled for June 2020, will be postponed by one year. This is the mutual decision of the organizers and partners of the trade fair for fire and rescue services, civil protection, safety and security. The reason is the coronavirus, which directly affects both exhibitors and visitors of INTERSCHUTZ and requires them to be available for duty at other locations. INTERSCHUTZ will now take place from 14 to 19 June 2021 in Hannover. About three months before the actual start o...

INTERSCHUTZ 2020 To Feature Latest Technological Innovations In The Fire Industry

The last INTERSCHUTZ was five years ago, and a lot has happened since then. The megatrends of digital transformation, urbanization and demographic and climate change mean that societies worldwide – and the fire, rescue and civil protection services charged with safeguarding them – now face greater and often different challenges than just five years ago. Consequently, INTERSCHUTZ is now even more important than when last staged in 2015. "It is in times of change such as these that th...

German Rescue Robotics Center E.V. (DRZ) To Exhibit D2 And D3 Rescue Robots At INTERSCHUTZ 2020

The German Rescue Robotics Center e.V. (DRZ), Dortmund, will be at INTERSCHUTZ with two of its creations. They are technical assistance robots, designed to safeguard first responders from hazards on the job They don’t have proper names yet, so for now their engineer creators are simply calling them D2 and D3 technical assistance robots. "We’ll be changing that at INTERSCHUTZ, if not sooner, I promise!" said Robert Grafe. AI-based robotics rescue system The German Rescue Robotics C...

Eurocommand To Present Products For Fire Service And Rescue Services At INTERSCHUTZ 2020

Sascha Pomp has always been passionate about the fire service and the work it does. Having served as a crew chief and equipment maintenance officer in Halstenbek, Schleswig-Holstein, he has a thorough understanding of what is involved – including the problems. And one of the main problem areas he encountered was equipment management, a task which back then, in the 1980s, was still intensely manual, involving logbooks, file cards and various other paper records. So he rolled up his sleeves...

AFAC19 Powered By INTERSCHUTZ To Feature German Group Pavilion And Institution Of Fire Engineers

AFAC19 powered by INTERSCHUTZ is the biggest-ever edition of the event. This is due in part to the first-time inclusion of the national conference of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) in the AFAC program, which also includes the Australian Disaster Resilience Conference. The high-caliber Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Research Forum will once again cover all the latest research findings on natural catastrophes and resilience, while a German group pavilion with 11 companies will also be...

INTERSCHUTZ 2020 To Host Manufacturers, Suppliers And Rescue Services To Discuss Ways To Enhance Rescue And Emergency Services Globally

New technology and strategies are urgently required if rescue services are to meet the enormous challenges they encounter in the modern world. Demographic change, the need for well-trained specialist personnel and responding to major incidents and disasters are just some of the keynote themes that demand answers. At INTERSCHUTZ 2020 manufacturers, suppliers, rescue services and training institutes will present their solutions and ideas for future-fit rescue services. At the same time, INTERSCHU...

INTERSCHUTZ 2020 Is All Set To Shape The Future Of Fire Industry By Implementing New Technologies

When a trade fair decides on a lead theme, that is just the beginning. It is then up to exhibitors to take the next steps by breathing life into the lead theme – by featuring it at their stands, providing hands-on demos and sparking dialogue. "We are absolutely delighted at the early, strong commitment of our exhibiting partners and companies at INTERSCHUTZ 2020," says Martin Folkerts, Global Director of INTERSCHUTZ at the Deutsche Messe group of companies. "Our exhibitors are in the proc...

AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ addressed emergency management and public safety

The lead theme of AFAC18, ‘Changing lives in a changing world’, proved to be well chosen, with nearly 3,000 visitors from 25 countries attending AFAC18 powered by INTERSCHUTZ in early September. A keen audience of professionals seized the opportunity to discuss the current challenges facing emergency management and public safety, as well as to discover the latest products in this area. Deutsche Messe, working in partnership with the AFAC, has brought its extensive expertise in trades...

VDMA’s Report Shows That Germany’s Demand For New Firefighting Vehicles Remains Strong

In its report, the VDMA cites technological innovation as a key decision-making criterion for German public authorities and purchasing executives Germany’s robust demand for firefighting vehicles is showing no signs of slowing down. That is the verdict of a recent market and economic status report put out by the firefighting technology association within the German Engineering Federation (VDMA), and welcome news for companies planning to exhibit at INTERSCHUTZ 2020. In...

Organisers Of REAS Powered By INTERSCHUTZ 2018 Are Confident About More Than 200 Companies Exhibiting At The Event

REAS is a joint production between Italian trade fair company Centro Fiera di Montichiari and Deutsche Messe Things are looking decidedly good for the upcoming REAS powered by INTERSCHUTZ trade show. Two months out from opening day, the organiser can already confirm that Italy’s leading platform for the rescue services and civil and fire protection will again feature exhibits from over 200 companies. Among them will be a significant number of German companies, who will...

INTERSCHUTZ 2015 Opens With More Than 1,500 Exhibitors From 51 Countries

Once again, the number of exhibitors from abroad will exceed the number of German exhibitors From 8 to 13 June, everyone who plays in role in the world of fire prevention, disaster relief, rescue and safety & security will be meeting up at INTERSCHUTZ in Hannover, Germany. Some 1,500 exhibitors, including around 800 from 51 countries apart from Germany, will be showcasing their products and services to visitors from around the world. “In partnership with the German F...

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