Collis today announces successful completion of the MasterCard Chip accreditation program to provide chip-related training courses and consultancy services to both issuing and acquiring banks and other companies involved in the payment industry.
Collis offers professional training and consultancy services worldwide to the full card industry as well as professional test tools for cards (Payment, Mobile, e-ID). Collis has worked with MasterCard and its customers for more than a decade. Collis is very pleased that it has been accredited to the highest requirements of the rules set by MasterCard for both training and consultancy services. The MasterCard accreditation acknowledges the high quality of the services Collis pursues to leverage the business of its customers.
Because of this accreditation, parties involved in the payment industry now get the unique opportunity to directly involve MasterCard knowledge and expertise in their chip migration projects through Collis. Collis consultants and training experts will ensure up to date information through their relationship with the MasterCard Worldwide organization.
Christian Delporte, Head of Chip Engineering for MasterCard commented: "We are pleased that Collis, a recognized consultancy company in the smart card arena, has matched our stringent criteria and been accredited as part of the MasterCard Vendor Accreditation Program for contact technology. Collis has demonstrated its expert knowledge of chip technologies applicable to MasterCard-branded products in the course of our accreditation process. We trust that our customers will benefit from the "guidance" and "technical support" services delivered by this company. MasterCard will inform its customers about the accredited companies via the MasterCard OnLineTM website."
Maarten Bron, VP Collis Innovation Centre adds: "This accreditation is a consolidation of the high quality of consulting services and expert training courses we provide to all parties involved in the chip payment industry. This accreditation is of great benefit to our customers who place their trust in Collis, since this enables them to benefit from a continuously high standard of Collis' training and consultancy seservices in their chip programs."