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FCN Commercial

Commercial’s mission, on behalf of the FCN community, is:
"To define, develop and maintain a sustainable and forward- looking commercial marketplace for both traditional and digital forensic science."

This will be crucial in helping the FCN community meet the challenges of creating a sustainable and forward-looking commercial marketplace, a cohesive forensic science landscape, and of pace of technological change and increasing demand.

To achieve this mission, Commercial will provide products and services to the FCN community under the following four service headings and as described in more detail below.

Commercial will also act as the custodian of the FCN Section 22 Agreement on behalf of all FCN members.

Read more about the Section 22A Agreement here.

Commercial in action
The Commercial team is the most established of the core FCN capabilities and is already having a significant impact upon the forensic marketplace. Three existing examples demonstrating the way that Commercial will operate are market stabilisation; digital forensics; and developing FCN operational services

Other FCN service pillars

Identifying and exploiting opportunities so members can meet future challenges by having the people, knowledge, skills and specialist tools and capabilities they will need.
Achieving and maintaining quality service with efficient, standardised processes, and to act as a single voice with key standards and accreditation stakeholders.
Maximising resilience and effectiveness through the design, introduction and maintenance of new ICT platforms, tools, operating models and business change support.