Why innovation certificate for your company?
The Kiwa Innovation Certificate makes an independent statement about the sustainable or innovative character of a product or service. This creates a feeling of trust for your customers because you can present your innovation. The certificate includes a quality claim for your product or service, which is traceable and demonstratable. The certificate can offer a solution for demonstrating quality or innovation. For example, for products or services for which there is no existing standard.
Is my company qualified for Kiwa Innovation Certificate?
If your company has innovative products or services that are not covered by existing certification schemes or standards.
Necessity of the certificate
When your clients need to gain confidence in the innovative or sustainable nature of your new product or service.
Benefits of the certificate
With the innovation certificate you can ensure that the innovative or sustainable nature (quality claim) is externally tested and can be demonstrated.
When you apply for an innovation certificate with Kiwa, we start by making an inventory of the quality claims of your product. Because what will ultimately be certified depends on your wishes, you will receive a quotation based upon your request.
We start by drawing up a theory certificate in which all the claims are stated. Initially we start with the 1st audit, during this audit the quality claims will be tested.
After approval of the claim(s) and granting of the Innovation Certificate it will be published on the Kiwa website. During the certification process the following applies:
- The audit frequency is at least once a year at the applicant's/producer's site;
- The Innovation Certificate will be checked for content and validity, including the execution of any tests.