SI Qualification and Internacionalization PME Joint Project – IQ+Companies


02 Nov 2017

SI Qualification and Internacionalization PME Joint Project – IQ+Companies

Under the system of incentives for companies investment qualification and internationalization SMEs NERLEI - Business Association of the Region of Leiria is developing the joint project IQ + Companies with the nº. POCI-02-0853-FEDER-000012.

This project, to be carried out by November 2017, is financed by Portugal 2020 under the Competitiveness and Internationalisation Operational Programme through the ERDF - European Regional Development Fund.

For more information See the project page in

The joint IQ + Enterprise project is a structured project of intervention in a group of SMEs and that powers the sharing of experiences, knowledge, results and good practices.

It presents as main objectives: to strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises; strengthen business strategies; innovation capacities and enable enhanced access to digital markets.

FUTE- Fábrica de Utilidades de Tubo, S.A. is one of the SMEs supported under the project, having as investments and main objectives:

    Implementation of lean manufacturing methodology
    Implementation of Eco-efficiency (More efficient use of resources, reduction and reuse of waste)
    Technology Platform's Support