European Center for Quality Ltd. (Bulgaria) is a modern consulting company founded in 2001. The company is specialized in two spheres - development and management of projects under different EU programmes and in development and implementation of international standards for quality management. The company works in close cooperation with a number of foreign partners, among which are educational institutions and universities, qualification centers, non-governmental organizations, consulting companies, etc. ECQ is experienced in training SME managers and employees in the application of different quality standards. The company's image of a reliable partner is founded upon professional consultant experience of 13 years in cooperation with municipalities, associations, chambers of commerce, research centers, enterprises, educational centers, NGOs, etc. Since its establishment, ECQ Ltd. has developed, implemented and/or supported the realization of projects for more than 70 enterprises, more than 13 municipal projects and over 15 projects under Lifelong learning programme (including centralised key action 4). Since 2008 the company has started to participate as partner under Intelligent Energy Europe – ECQ are partners under the EGS project (started in 2008), Energy for Mayors and SHEEP projects (both started in 2010). Therefore, the company has rich experience in the practical implementation of international projects in compliance with the relevant requirements of different programmes. European Centre for Quality Ltd. has built a track record of over a decade in the field of development and management of EU-funded projects and EU Programmes, and namely: Lifelong Learning Programme (measures Partnerships, TOI, DOI, KA1, KA4), Projects under OP Competitiveness and Regional development, PHARE Cross-border cooperation projects, PHARE Grant Schemes for increasing SMEs competitiveness projects, Regional development projects. ECQ Ltd. has established a set of good practices and high business standards which the company has always firmly adhered to. For the success of its undertakings the company strongly relies on the excellent performance of its highly-qualified employees that act as a motivated, result-oriented and strategy-focused team. Moreover, ECQ is a company knowledgeable on the execution of EU - funded projects concerning the theme Competences. The company works in close-knit cooperation with a variety of foreign partners, with the inclusion of numerous educational institutions and universities.