BIKiNNOV receives IPAC accreditation for its Laboratory

BIKiNNOV receives IPAC accreditation for its Laboratory

The Mobility Laboratory of BIKiNNOV, focused on soft mobility compliance, received accreditation this May from the Portuguese Institute for Accreditation (IPAC) according to the NP EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018 standard, demonstrating the Center for Technology and Innovation’s commitment to meeting the requirements of the standard and to quality in the laboratory services it will now provide.

This certification represents a significant milestone for the two-wheeled sector, as BIKiNNOV, a cutting-edge laboratory in compliance and development for soft mobility, received accreditation from the Portuguese Institute for Accreditation (IPAC). This recognition began with an audit conducted on December 22, 2023, followed by a thorough evaluation, culminating in the decision meeting held on May 5, 2024, where the Center for Technology and Innovation received accreditation number L0860.

This accreditation is granted under the auspices of the NP EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018 standard, which establishes rigorous requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. Meeting these standards reaffirms BIKiNNOV’s commitment to the irrefutable quality of its tests and analyses, ensuring precise and reliable results that are crucial for technological advancement in the mobility sector.

“The awarding of accreditation by IPAC not only strengthens our position as a leader in innovation but also assures our clients and partners that every analysis and test conducted in our laboratory meets the highest international standards of quality and reliability,” stated the executive director of BIKiNNOV.

This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire BIKiNNOV team and reinforces the laboratory’s role as a central pillar in promoting innovation and advanced technology in the mobility sector. With this accreditation, BIKiNNOV is preparing to face the future challenges of the global bicycle market.

The entire process of implementing the standard was developed within the scope of WP9 – Center for Technology and Innovation, of AM2R – Mobilizing Agenda for Business Innovation in the Two-Wheel Sector, funded by the PRR – Recovery and Resilience Plan and NextGeneration EU.

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