ACTOR is an anchor project by the Pole of Information, Communication and Electronic Technologies TICE.PT ( with the main goal of developing actions to support the qualification and certification of companies of this sector and their employees, and also encourage competitiveness.

Mainly targeting SMEs (small and medium enterprises), ACTOR has supported the following investments:
- Consultancy for certification in: 
- Software Development: CMMI and IT Mark;
- IT Service Management: ISO/IEC 20000;
- Information Security Management: ISO/IEC 27001;
- Research, Development and Innovation Management: NP 4457:2007.
There also have been investments in acquiring hardware and software in order to support the implementation of quality management system references above, plus there have been created 17 new high-skilled jobs.
Project Leader: Inova-Ria
Other Partners: FEUP, itSMF Portugal, Universidade do Minho, IPN and APDSI
Overall Investment: 1.300.000 €
Incentive Grant: 650.000 €
Start Date: 27-01-2011
Duration: 24 months
Co-funding Entities: COMPETE | QREN | EU
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