Our services support your business, open up access to new markets, control costs, increase efficiency and boost confidence in your brand or products.

As a result of decades of experience and participating, as an inspection entity, in major industrial and civil projects carried out in Portugal, as well as involvement in international R&D projects, our engineers and technical specialists have the technical capabilities and knowledge to guarantee the quality of over 250 services provided by ISQ.

All the activity carried out internationally, in more than 20 countries, together with the training activities that are run, the hundreds of R&D projects in which we have participated and the number of companies created on ISQ’s initiative, are examples of its strong dynamism and presence on the market.

From compliance with standards and approval, to process certification, as well as the implementation of innovation or quality processes, we are able to support the growth and consolidation of your company.

Different from others

ISQ is positioned at a different level to most companies specialising in engineering and certification, as it encompasses advanced skills, international standardisation committees and advanced R&D projects and it is able to channel all of this added value into knowledge and know-how and bring this all to its customers.

  • We participate in the most emblematic and advanced R&D and Innovation projects.
  • We own Accredited Laboratories and we are part of working groups and committees for standardisation and regulations.
  • We have 50-years of history of successful implementation in a wide variety of areas.
  • We have a consolidated track record in process, business and product modelling.
  • We participate in advanced projects in various areas of industry, such as the petrochemical, health and aerospace sectors.
  • We are pioneers in quality monitoring systems and physical and chemical processes.

What sets us apart

  • The diversity of our services, addressing entire value chains
  • Comprehensive laboratorial capacity, both on site an in premises, with accredited laboratories equipped with the latest technology
  • The awarded and recognized quality and safety in our services
  • Relevant international partnerships with market leaders and entities such as the UN, ESA, CERN, ITER
  • The know-how of our team of PhDs, scientists, researchers, engineers and specialized technicians with relevant and solid experience
  • The close relationship with our customers, supported by a network of branches and subsidiaries around the world
  • The accreditations, certifications and notifications of most of the activities carried out
  • International activity in markets such as aerospace, nuclear fusion, physics and astrophysics, oil and gas, sustainability and circular economy
  • The ability to support you in Innovation activities


We act comprehensively throughout the value chain, providing over 250 specialized services, hundreds of technical specialists and the know-how of over 50 years plus operating worldwide, leading significant international projects.

We have a sustained presence in several countries and run our business with multinational partners and consortia and through our affiliated companies on several continents.