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Technological Audit


Technological audit for small- and mid-scale businesses

The service of technological audit is aimed at developing the most precise evaluation of the company’s technological potential, and it is of vital importance for businesses planning to develop within the context of updated production and increased potential for attracting investment.

The audit helps detect the strong and weak points about the technological resources of the company, develop auditors’ conclusions with the details of the current state of the key assets and technological processes underway at the company. Besides, the results of the audit shall be used to develop recommendations on improving the technological processes in view of the programs planned for modernization, technological update, and acquisition of newer technologies and equipment.

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In the primary treatment services are provided at no charge; the repeated appeals of the Fund pays up to 90% of the costs.

Area of Implementation

•    Development of programs for renovation, modernization, and technical update of enterprises

•    Development of innovation technologies and products

•    Introduction of quality management system


Service technology

The work on technological audit includes:

•    Evaluation of the company’s organizational structure

•    Analysis of the company’s management systems.

•    Analysis of the potential development plans and of the major investment papers.

•    Evaluation of the major technological resources.

•    Analysis of the technologies employed.

•    Evaluation of the match between the technologies and procedures employed and the official regulation papers & instructions;

•    Analysis of the technological discipline.

•    Evaluation of the production infrastructure (energy, waste, disposals, logistics, maintenance and exploitation, metrology);

•    Evaluation of the match between the automation and computer technologies introduced to maintain the technological procedures and the resources spent;

•    Evaluation of the match between the current paperwork and the records kept to maintain production and technological procedures;

•    Evaluation of the work carried out by the research and development divisions.

•    Analysis of the tasks solved within the program for R&D and commercialization of achievements



The outcomes of the service imply development of a detailed report on the technological audit, which contains the following data:

•    Expert evaluation of the major and complementary technological equipment and its functional capacity;

•    Analysis of the technologies employed, the compatibility between the technological equipment and the technological standards of the product manufactured as, well as products planned to be launched in terms of ensuring proper quality, functioning, and other parameters;

•    Efficiency analysis regarding the production and technological control systems (management systems; production system; systems for managing production and technological procedures incl. automated ones);

•    Use of management technologies (incl. informational ones) through the life-cycle of the product (development and design, production design, manufacturing, sale, maintenance);

•    Analysis of systems for equipment exploitation, technical support and maintenance;

•    Analysis of systems for managing raw stuff supplies and interaction with suppliers, as well as materials and parts for production needs;

•    Analysis of sales system and marketing policy;

•    Evaluation of the staff based on the age and the competence index;

•    Analysis of the status in the technology-maintaining engineering systems;

•    Evaluation of the status and efficiency in production control system, lab-test machines, and control & measurement equipment;

•    Analysis of management system for technical & regulating papers; analysis of sufficient availability of technical & regulating papers;

•    Analysis of design-and-development & research activities, plans, and results of commercialization regarding the achievements.

•    Analysis of the reserve potential for increasing efficiency and competitive capacity

•   Recommendations concerning determining the major areas in terms of technological progress for the enterprise;

•    Recommendations concerning developing modernization and automation program.