F3M Information Systems S.A.


F3M Systems Engineering and Informatics Ltd, was founded in July 1987 by four graduates in Systems Engineering and Informatics. The company name comes from the combination of the initials of the surnames of each of the founders.

The corporate structure has undergone several changes over the years, having become, in 2007, into a limited company, assuming the designation F3M Information Systems, S.A..

F3M-Information Systems SA is today one of the seven Portuguese companies integrating the European Guide on Corporate Social Responsibility result of its good practices in CSR and are the culmination of a consolidated strategy that has implemented over the years in this area and also includes the National Network for Corporate Social Responsibility (RSOPT).

1997 2001
Between 1997 and 2001

F3M specialized in niche markets without abandoning the specific development.

2002 2006
Between 2002 and 2006

F3M reinforced its commitment to high specialization in niche markets where it operates , and is structured in business units , also deploying a branch in the Portuguese capital . F3M is no longer an exclusively software –factory, and assumes a position has a company specializing in solutions for ICTE sector of the Social Economy , optics, and Textile Business, in a global market and not just national .

2007 2009
Between 2007 and 2009

F3M achieved the Quality Certification under the design , development and marketing of software solutions and components and in the marketing and servicing of information technology and assembly of PCs . It was also recognized by IAPMEI as SME Leader, becoming a member of the small group of companies ,by its performance, qualities and risk profile , are considered as an engine of national economy in different sectors.

2010 2011
Between 2010 and 2011

F3M reached Certification in System Research , Development and Innovation ; joined the COTEC SME Network , thus assuming the status of SME innovative and joined the Ranking of the 100 Best Companies to Work For - Exame magazine .

2012 2013
Since 2012 and 2013

F3M continues to integrate Ranking of the 100 Best Companies to Work For - Exame magazine. It also has the status of Gold Partner in the following areas: Technology Servers, Storage, Networking, Services and Imaging and Printing. Following Certifications with HP, there are the certifications that support partnerships with Microsoft, VMWare, Veeam, Watchguard and DataCore, among others.

2014 2015
Since 2014 and 2015

F3M launches the F3M Training Center, a training unit responsible for a vast offer that includes dozens of training programs for corporations and social welfare entities. The status of training entity certified by DGERT (Direcção-Geral do Emprego e das Relações do Trabalho) and of equivalent training entity by OTOC (Ordem dos Técnicos Oficiais de Contas) have greatly contributed to its recognition.

2016 2019
Since 2016 and 2019

F3M has successfully completed the transition to the new 9001: 2015 Quality Management System framework. F3M also began the implementation of the Service Management System, achieving ISO 20000-1: 2018 Certification, being the first company in Portugal to obtain this certification by APCER.

2020 2021
Since 2020 and 2021

Within the scope of Management and Innovation Systems, in 2020 F3M extended the scope of the 9001 certification to the Training Centre's professional training and consulting activities.
In 2021, it integrated its 3 systems: 9001, 4457 and 20000-1, consolidating and optimizing the company's various processes.


F3M implemented a series of controls with a view to certification in Cybersecurity.
F3M was also distinguished with the COTEC 2022 Innovative Statute, a seal of reputation created by COTEC that highlights national companies with high performance in innovation.