European Training and Simulation Association (ETSA) represents the European training
and simulation community and provides an environment for users and suppliers to exchange
opportunities, ideas, information and strategies on training and simulation technology
ETSA brings together all those that have a professional interest
in improving the effectiveness of training and training related interoperability,
standards and codes of practice. It represents to governments and other users of
training and simulation the non-partisan business interests of the industry.
ETSA undergoes, and co-ordinates, research, development and innovation work to promote
and help instigate, improve and extend the widespread use and efficacy of modelling
and simulation technologies (including virtual, augmented and mixed reality) and
practices, for training and other applications throughout the European community.
Provides a means by which different elements of the European training & simulation
community, whether suppliers, purchasers, legislators, national associations or users,
cooperate to their mutual benefit
Represents the interests of the European training & simulation industry to European
institutions, governments, research funders, users and purchasers
Provides a means by which all parts of the European training & simulation community
exchange non-partisan information and understanding
Improves and extends the use of modelling and simulation technologies by facilitating
research, development and inovation projects
Provides a unified voice for the European training & simulation community and cooperates
Champions interoperability, modelling & simulation standards, codes of practice,
best practice and benchmarks, and provides a European perspective
Improves the capabilities of the European training and simulation community by promoting
and assisting with training & simulation educational qualifications, accreditation
and through life learning.
Promotes the European industry and its interests, so as to provide the opportunity
to expand members’ business
Provides its members with training & simulation information, opportunities and contacts
Cooperates with training and simulation events and publications, and organises events
for its membership, with cost savings.