Luxembourg Prize for Quality and Excellence

The Excellency has a name, why not yours ?

The Prize are awarded by

Ministère de l’Economie 

and organized by

Mouvement Luxembourgeois pour la Qualité et l’Excellence


  • - Accessible and adapted to organizations of all sizes and sectors of activity
  • - Reflection of a level reached
  • - Strong sign of performance recognition
  • - An important experience and a strong moment to motivate employees around a common project
  • - One measurement, one X-ray at a specific time...
  • - An outside and benevolent eye

Why participate in the prize ?


  • - Mobilization of employees
  • - One project, one team
  • - A reward for all


  • - A self-evaluation
  • - An external evaluation
  • - A detailed restitution and axes


  • - Visibility
  • - Recognition
  • - A commercial advantage

Awards | Nominations Roadmap


The Selection Committee

Board Members, Secretary General
and Expert Evaluators

  • - Validate applications
  • - Submit them to the Governing Board
    (with veto power)
  • - Define the evaluation teams

The assessors

Trained and experienced professionals

  • - Evaluate the candidate on the basis of the file and the day on site in an impartial, independent and non-judgmental manner
  • - Sign and respect the privacy and ethics charter
  • - Meeting the criteria for conflict of interest
  • - Renounce post-evaluation commercial approaches

The Process

  • - The Prize is based on a dedicated and specially designed reference system
  • - Based on the concepts of management, quality, performance and excellence
  • - The standard has been proven for more than 15 years and is perfectly integrated into a continuous improvement cycle
  • - The process includes an external, neutral and objective evaluation by professionals and experts
  • - The assessment is objective and qualitative for the organization, highlighting the strengths and areas for improvement

The keys to success

  • - Participate in the annual information session
  • - Appoint an internal pilot, define the scope (including outsourced processes)
  • - Involve all stakeholders in the development of the dossier and consolidate it in a way that ensures continuity of information in a common thread
  • - Keep in mind that the price reference system leads to an evaluation and not an audit (no notion of conformity)
  • - The assessment is of a sampling nature
  • - The spirit of synthesis and the ability to choose representative, significant and relevant elements are key factors of success for the quality of the file and the evaluation process