R.Q. was founded in 1992 for granting to Small and medium Enterprises the access to technologies, Innovative methods and for linking the production companies with the main European research organization. Since its foundation R.Q. operated as a technological transfer organization with several hundreds of clients companies (mostly SMEs). In the last years R.Q. developed several company networks focalized mainly on research and innovation subjects. As a venture Capital operator R.Q. participates with other 14 Italian small banks in a venture Company named TREVEFIN SPA. It is also one of the main partner of LinkInnovazione.net, a network of private innovative companies for the development of innovative UCC (Unified collaboration and cooperation) technological platform. R.Q. is a TT operator certificated by Questio (Quality Evaluation in Science and Technology for Innovation Opportunity).
The International Network for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises-INSME is a legally recognized not-for-profit Association open to international membership.