112 Awards 2013 - The Croatian eCall Pilot Site won the Outstanding eCall Initiative Award!
17 April 2013, Riga - The 112 Awards Ceremony revealed its winners. 8 awardees from Croatia, Finland, France, Latvia, The Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, and Romania walked off with top honours rewarding their commitment to promote and improve the European emergency number 112.
The 112 Awards Ceremony was a night to remember for the around 300 participants (emergency services representatives, international organisations, representatives of the European institutions, solution providers) who came to raise a glass and show their gratitude and support to the winners.
Held in conjunction with the EU Emergency Services Workshop, the 112 Awards Ceremony concluded the quest for outstanding initiatives in the field of emergency services and rescue. Applications from all over Europe were submitted in the categories of the competition and a panel of 5 independent experts assessed them before the EENA members gave their final vote. The winners of the 112 Awards 2013 were announced:
The Croatian eCall Pilot Site has been rewarded for its excellent work and won the Outstanding eCall Initiative Award!
"It gives us great pleasure and pride to award the representatives of emergency services and citizens committed to improve the quality and awareness levels of 112 all over Europe. It was a tough competition to judge and the level of applications has been outstanding, but some stars shone more than others. Hopefully the heroes we have met tonight will inspire us all to contribute to an even safer society. Congratulations to all the winners!", commented Olivier Paul-Morandini, President and Founder of EENA.
The 112 Awards Ceremony, which is run in conjunction with the conference, recognises and rewards some of the emergency services and citizens for their outstanding achievements in improving and promoting the European emergency number 112.