ISQ is a private, non-profit and independent technological institution founded in 1965, currently running operations in more than 40 countries across the world (EU, Eastern Europe, Africa, Americas and Asia), 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.

Conducts Research and Development of Innovation activities (R+Di), promoting projects with national and international partners, from both public and private sector, aiming at a continuous product and process innovation.

ISQ is accredited for training services and training of trainers and is certified under the Quality, Environmental and Safety management model, and is also an accredited body for training of trainers and teachers.

ISQ also belongs to ECVET national expert group and is a board member of EVBB.