Research Partners

To tackle persistent and challenging problems, you need to put together a team that provides university-based science, "best-of-breed" technology, and government agency support. We are proud of the work that we have done together and the successful outcomes that have resulted.


Illinois Fire Service Institute
North Carolina State University
Skidmore College
Worcester Polytechnic Institute



US Government Agencies

Department of Homeland Security
Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO)
Technical Support Working Group (TSWG)
US Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center

Globe has been the industry partner teaming with university-based science and government agencies on a multitude of research projects. Among them has been:

NCSU (TSWG): "Lightweight CBRN Protective Fire Fighter Turnout"
WPI (DHS/FEMA/AFG): "Integrated Firefighter Locator and Physiological Monitor"
Skidmore (DHS/FEMA/AFG): "Effect of Physical Fitness on Physiological Recovery from Firefighting Duties"
WPI (DHS/FEMA/AFG): "Fireground Environmental Sensor Monitor System"
NCSU (TSWG): "Enhanced Performance Tactical CB Boot"
Skidmore (DHS/FEMA/AFG): "Improving Structural Firefighting Gear – From the Inside Out
NCSU (DHS/FEMA/AFG): "Whole Glove Testing Technologies"
Globe (US Army/NSRD&E) "Wearable Advanced Sensor Platform
UCLA (DHS S&T) "Physiological Health Assessment for Emergency Responders"
IFSI (DHS/FEMA/AFG/FP&S) "Cardiovascular and Carcinogenic Risks in Modern Firefighting"

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