The Total Quality Project 2007-2013 (TQP) continues the efforts
made during the previous programming period, with the experimental
Quality Management System for the communication of the NOP for
Research and Competitiveness, Technological Development and
Specialised Training 2000-2006.
The TQP is an ambitious project requiring the dedication of all interested stakeholders and personnel of the NOP for Research and Competitiveness 2007-2013.
The main activities of the Project are:
The main activities are implemented by focusing on continuous
improvement, innovation, and promoting the Total Quality culture
with all partners.
The project's planning and implementation is based on precise [methods and methodologies] which are briefly summarised in the picture below.
Image: ISO standards, Quality Tree, CAF model, benchmarks
The implementation of the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle has been stressed as, when adapted to the project's characteristics, it guarantees a progressive trend towards continuous improvement and ensures that the hindrances encountered while performing activities are overcome.
The Total Quality Project 2007-2013 was launched on 16 July, 2009.
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