INTERSEC DUBAI: the French pavilion focuses on fire and rescue, safety and commercial safety to meet local requirements

YASMINA OUARI - 04/01/17

United Arab Emirates, January 2017- Business France is running the French Pavilion at INTERSEC Dubai. Organized and sponsored by the UAE Interior Ministry, the fair has forged a reputation over the last 18 years as one of the security industry’s leading international trade events.  France, a longstanding partner in this area, will be in attendance to showcase its offer dedicated to local authorities and companies equally keen to raise their security levels.

The European security sector is worth €150 billion, while the global market is estimated at b €600 billion. France is a major player in the industry, boasting a 20 % share of the European market. The country enjoys an excellent reputation in the sector and an enviable position in the international rankings (it is among the top three in Europe, alongside Germany and UK. 

Whether we are talking about public safety, infrastructure protection, crisis management, air, land and maritime surveillance, or digital trust and cybersecurity, France’s business fabric is comprised of major international groups, as well as highly innovative and export-intensive SMEs.

Marc Cagnard, Middle East Director at Business France said: “France has a high capacity to innovate and seize the initiative, an exceptional R&D and a network of cutting-edge laboratories. Technical expertise across the security spectrum, together with strong leadership on skills ranging from mathematics and algorithms, to imaging software, identification and cybersecurity. French expertise at INTERSEC supports the protection of individuals and strategic infrastructures in the Middle East by focusing  on fire and rescue, safety and commercial safety”.

French equipment has been tested and approved by numerous international institutions and governments.

Outstanding engineering skills and industrial processes stemming from the worlds of defense (radar, integration, etc.) and digital technology (biometrics, smart cards, etc.)

These are strengths that need to be highlighted to firms in the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf region as a whole, in a climate that is highly favorable to the security sector: power stations and oil complexes must be secured, while sites and individuals alike must be protected at the World Expo in Dubai in 2020 and the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022, to mention just a few examples. More than ever, French expertise is a key partner to those needing to address safety and security issues.

Come and meet the French experts assembled at the Business France pavilion (Hall 4 C32, Hall 2 B34 and Hall 8 B24)

ABOUT BUSINESS FRANCE:

Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the VIE international internship program. Business France has recently launched its first international campaign called: “CREATIVE FRANCE”, in order to promote France’s economic attractiveness, strengthen perceptions towards France image and create positive conditions for French economic development. 

  ALPHA SYSTEM

www.alphasystem.fr

Mobile web and connected solutions for the security industry

  DELANNOY FRERES

www.delannoy-freres.fr

Supplier of fire hoses

  ELECTROCLASS 

www.electroclass.com

A pioneer in the secure automated distribution of cutting tools, handheld power tools and personal protective equipment

  EUROFEU 

www.eurofeu.fr

Fire safety and training specialist

  EUROPROTECT FRANCE SA

www.europrotect.fr

Technical textiles

  HGH INFRARED SYSTEMS

www.hgh.fr

Development of optoelectronic and infrared systems for industrial and civil applications

  DETECTION ELECTRONIQUE FRANCAISE

www.def-online.com

Fire detection and safety systems

  POK 

www.pok.fr

France’s leading manufacturer of firefighting equipment

  PROFOAM INTERNATIONAL 

www.profoam.it

Specialist manufacturer of firefighting foam

  R PONS

www.rpons.fr

Firefighting monitors, equipment for firefighters, equipment for fixed installations, pipe fittings for industry

  SENTRYWAY

www.sentryway.com

Intrusion detection, video surveillance, access control, remote surveillance, security guard services

 

Additional information:

Nicolas Sestier

Safety and Security Project Manager  

Tel: +33 (0)1 40 73 37 98

Email: nicolas.sestier@businessfrance.fr

www.businessfrance.fr 

 

Miryem Oukas Messidi

Buisiness France

Regional Communications Manager

Mobile: +971 (0)55 478 32 15 

Mail : miryem.oukasmessidi@businessfrance.fr 

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