At the 20th global fair for security and fire protection technology, over 39,000 trade visitors from 115 countries obtained information from 1,086 exhibitors from 40 nations. Four days' long, companies and institutions presented their innovations at Messe Essen. Over 35 percent of the trade visitors arrived from abroad and among these was HYPERION project coordinator Hans Önnerud. Joining him on the ESSEN fair was also general coordinator of Security of Explosives work, Henric Östmark and the project coordinators of four other EU FP7 projects. Together they were responsible for presenting the ongoing FOI coordinated research of the European Union in the field of Security of Explosives.