International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation: Capability Gap 3 'Deep Dive' Analysis Synopsis [open pdf - 4MB]
From the Introduction: "This analysis activity intends to characterize markets and identify technology solutions relevant to the International Forum to Advance First Responder Innovation's (Forum) Common Global Capability Gaps List, to garner interest from researchers in industry and academia to develop affordable and innovative technology solutions addressing the various capability gaps for first responders. This publication represents a summary of analysis activity for Capability Gap 3-The Ability to Rapidly Identify Hazardous Agents and Contaminants. It is anticipated that the remaining capability gap will be analyzed and published in a similar fashion."
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