The European Commission officially announced on Friday, 24 October, 2008, the selection of the project REACH112 – Responding to all citizens needing help – that intends to improve the accessibility of the EU emergency services for people with disabilities as well as person-to-person communication. REACH112 is a project proposed by the EENA Advisory Board, launched as part of the 112 Excellence Centre concept that intends to support the upgrading of 112 emergency services and highlight them as
best practices in Europe. France, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have been the 5 pilot countries selected for this 9 million Euros project.

IES Solutions is active part of the REACH112 Consortium and Uberto Delprato, IES Solutions CEO, will manage the project.

The news has also been reported on EENA WebSite.