The International Fire Safety Consortium (IFSC) brings together knowledge and expertise from partner organizations across the globe to tackle the most urgent and emerging fire safety issues. The IFSC engages in research, education, and collaboration with industry, professional organizations, NGOs, and governments worldwide to help save lives. The IFSC welcomes industry, academic, and non-profit organizations to join the Consortium as official partners.

Read more about how Underwriters Laboratories partnered with the International Fire Safety Consortium and UMD to Address Global Fire Safety Challenges here.

Academic Partners:

Ghent University

For more information and details on the process of becoming a recognized IFSC partner organization, please contact Ted Knight at

[U21 has partnerships with universities outside of its network and Ghent is included in that list]  

Non Profit Partners:

Underwriters Laboratories (UL)