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The European Organization for Quality

EOQ, is an autonomous, non-profit making association under Belgian law.

EOQ 63rd Quality Congress - 23-24 October, 2019 in Lisbon/Portugal

The EOQ 63rd Quality Congress was successfully organized in Lisbon/Portugal, on 23-24 of October 2019 with the valuable support of the EOQ National Representative organization from Portugal, Associação Portuguesa para a Qualidade (APQ)

Congress motto: "Rediscovering Quality!" 

Remember the EOQ 63rd Quality Congress - Lisbon/October 22-24, 2019 !

European Quality Leader 2018 awarded in 2019

Dr. Eric Janssens - EOQ Director General
From left to right: Marc Bazinet - EQL 2018 winner, Torolf Paulshus - EOQ President

The European Organization for Quality has celebrated the winner of the European Quality Leader Award 2018 at the 63rd EOQ Congress, in Lisbon/Portugal on October 24, 2019.  

The EQL Award winner for 2018 is Mr. Marc Bazinet from France, who has served as Management System, Risks and Internal Control Director at EDF - Commerce Division.  
For more See Press Release

EOQ Presidential Georges Borel Award 2019

From left to right: Torolf Paulshus - EOQ President, António de Almeida Júnior - 2019 EOQ Presidential Georges Borel Award

The 2019 EOQ Presidential Georges Borel awarding ceremony took place at the Gala Dinner of the 63rd EOQ Congress of Lisbon/Portugal, in Lisbon/Portugal on October 23rd, 2019 (see Press Release)

The recipient of the 2019 EOQ Presidential Georges Borel Award is Mr. António de Almeida Júnior - awarded with the EOQ Georges Borel Award for European achievements 


  • EOQ launched the European Quality Leader (EQL) 2019 contest. Candidates for the yearly European Quality Leader award may be proposed by EOQ National Representative organizations.
    The European Quality Leader is awarded by the EOQ to the best applicant to the yearly contest, by taking into account the defined EOQ-EQL criteria. Granting the EOQ QL Award is a strategic decision of the EOQ to promote top performances of people acting in the quality field in its broadest sense.

    Because of the pandemic Coronavirus situation and the postponement of the 64th EOQ Congress for 2021, the EOQ European Quality Leader 2019 will be awarded in 2021
  • On the occasion of the 61st EOQ Congress of Bled/Slovenia/11-12.10.2017 EOQ signed a World Partner Memorandum of Understanding with the Quality Council of India (QCI).

    • EOQ achieved milestone in Europe-wide recognition of quality 
      In January 2017 the EOQ was acknowledged by the European Accreditation (EA) for its quality management personnel program (EOQ Competence Specification/Certification Scheme 9000). This allows the accredited certification of quality personnel throughout Europe. Details in EOQ Press Release
    • EOQ updated Normative documents (EOQ Competence Specifications and Certification Schemes) available for all interested organizations and professionals active in the fields of quality, environmental, occupational health and safety, social responsibility, risk, energy management systems! Here
    • EOQ important News! All persons (world-wide) interested in EOQ's activities and products are invited to become EOQ Individual Networking Partner Members


      • MoU signed in Helsinki/01.06.2016 by ITC partners with World Alliance for Quality members to create Global Platform for Quality to assist SMEs - Joint initiative to promote the development of effective quality management and assurance systems. See Press Release

        Photo: from left to right Patricia La Londe/ASQ, Margareta Funder/ITC, Marcos Vaena/ITC, Greg Watson/IAQ, Ichiro Kotsuka/JUSE, Dr. Eric Janssens/EOQ, George Georgiades/EOQ, Bill Troy/ASQ, Dr. Pal Molnar/IAQ, Janak Mehta/IAQ 
    • Signing the IPC MLA with EOQ by the IPC Chairman Giancarlo Colferai
    • ISO Focus available free online - From now on, the electronic edition of ISO’s magazine ISO Focus+ is available for consultation and downloading free of charge from the ISO Website http://www.iso.org/isofocus+.
    • European Accreditation recognized stakeholder status of EOQ (November 2010).

    JOB and Career

    Welcome to the EOQ's job vacancies service!

    This site is open for job search for persons having a valid EOQ certificate. 

    For the opportunity to place your job search online, please contact EOQ by adding your up-dated CV. 

    EOQ 60 Years' Celebration

    National Quality Mark Labels – Recognized by EOQ


    SQ (Slovenian Quality) Mark is granted by the Slovenian Association for Quality and Excellence (SZKO) to companies registered in Slovenia with good business results, high quality products and/or services which have been produced in Slovenia. At least 50% of knowledge, materials, parts, and work involved have to be of Slovenian origin. By this, SZKO strives for the promotion of good Slovenian companies and Slovenia as a country.  More...

    Details about SQ Mark
    Quality Mark SQ Symbols 
    Ceremony on issuing one of SQ Quality Marks

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