June 30, 2014: Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 certification for Quality Management System, in an event on June 26th 2014, at the QMIC office, in Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP). Mr. Abdulla Zaid Al-Talib, Chairman of QMIC’s board, formally accepted the prestigious certificate in an event that was attended by VIPs and senior members from QMIC.
The prestigious ISO 9001:2008 certification was issued by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and covers QMIC’s activities in the design, development and deployment of intelligent platforms and services for transport and environment sectors.
As part of its quality policy that governs its innovations development and delivery processes, QMIC endeavors to consistently ensure that its products and services meet the requirements of its customers through timely development and deployment of intelligent platforms, innovative applications & services which will play an important role in the development of the State of Qatar. As such, QMIC adopted a “quality-in-all-we-do” philosophy recognizing each employee’s responsibility for quality.
Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya, Executive Director (CEO) said, “QMIC's vision in becoming the recognized regional leader for the development and market delivery of innovative solutions and services in the areas of transport and environment, is gaining significant traction and becoming a reality. We are proud to start delivering our solutions within the framework of an ISO 9001-2008 certified quality management system. This will give confidence to our customers and stakeholders that our focus on efficiency, productivity and customer satisfaction is a critical element of our growth and expansion plans”.
Mr. Omar Rashid General Manager of British Standards Institution (BSI) said, “On Behalf of the Board of Directors, the Chairman and the Regional Managing Director of BSI Middle East and Africa- Mr Theuns Kotze-, I would like to congratulate QMIC on achieving ISO 9001:2008 certification. I applaud QMIC for leading by example with their commitment to achieve compliance to this International Standard. I would like to congratulate Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya, Executive Director (CEO) of QMIC, the Project team, Senior Management and all staff members who were involved in this project.
ISO 9001 is an International Standard that is used worldwide by over one million organizations. It assists businesses of all sizes by providing best practice requirements for an effective Quality Management System (QMS) and helps all kinds of organizations to succeed through improved customer satisfaction, staff motivation and continual improvement.”
On the same note, Mr. Omar Bondogji, the Head of Marketing and Business Development said:” QMIC has established itself as the R&D leader in creating locally built solutions and services, and now QMIC is leading the way in delivering these Qatari innovative solutions to the market, therefore; QMIC is very keen and committed to deliver high quality solutions and services to its clients in a timely manner, and achieving the ISO 9001:2008 certification is a must milestone for us in order to deliver on our word.”
As a national regional leader in the areas of intelligent mobility and environmental research, QMIC is proud to officially become a an ISO 9001-2008 Quality Management Standard certified organization. This achievement demonstrates the cooperative team effort and seamless collaboration among the staff of QMIC.
The ISO 9001:2008 certification is a key milestone in QMIC's accomplishments for the year, as its R&D efforts have started transitioning to the market for its intelligent transport solutions. QMIC is building knowledge-based partnerships in support of the national development strategy in Qatar, whilst understanding customer needs and requirements.