Project W + QUAL

Project name. W + QUAL
Strengthening Wakaru's management and organizational capacity and certification of its internal processes, with a view to increasing competitiveness and responsiveness in the global market.

Public Notice 18 / SI / 2016
Project Number 025510
Universal Code CENTRO-02-0853-FEDER-025510
Beneficiary Wakaru Consulting, lda
Project Type Qualification of SMES
Operational Program Regional Operational Program of the Center Region
Thematic Objective OT 3 - Reinforcing the competitiveness of SMEs
Investment Priority IP 3.3 - Granting support to the creation and extension of advanced product and service development capabilities
Typology of Intervention TI 53 - SME qualification and innovation
Funds ERDF

Project overview
Reinforcement of management capacity and internal organization. Design, implementation and certification of your management system in accordance with ISO9001 and NP4457.

With this project, the company intends to strengthen its organizational and management capacity, through the implementation of certifications at the level of Quality Management Systems and Innovation, R&D, according to ISO 9001: 2015 and NP 4457: 2007 standards, respectively, of the reinforcement of the team with qualified HR in areas considered to be a priority by the company, and adherence to various national and international marketplaces (software / support platforms for project management and public procurement), as well as creating and internationally registering the Water Wise brand and international registration of the existing Wakaru brand, with a view to consolidating its presence in the domestic market, as well as entering new foreign markets (Mozambique and Cape Verde) and strengthening its position in the Angola market.
As part of the international markets, the company intends to focus on offering solutions for the modernization of water networks, namely the implementation of intelligent water management systems for efficient water and energy management and guaranteeing the quality and security of water supply.

Date Approved 2017/07/26
Start date 2017/11/01
Date to be completed 2020/09/30
Investment € 182,205
Financial support from the European Union ERDF - € 81,992.25

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