ISQ is a private, non-profit and independent technological institution founded in 1965, currently running operations in more than 40 countries, offering its experience in technical inspections, technical assistance for engineering projects, consultancy services and training activities, supported by transversal research and development activities and by 16 accredited laboratories. ISQ conducts also a Research and Innovation activity, promoting projects with national and international partners, both from public and private sector, aiming at continuous product and process development.