About SICS Swedish ICT

SICS Swedish ICT is a leading research institute for applied information and communication technology in Sweden, founded in 1985.

SICS Swedish ICT is a research institute in the most expansive area of industry this century: the total digitalization of products, services and businesses. SICS is in the midst of this revolution, boosting the competitive strength of Swedish industry and the quality and efficiency of Sweden’s public sector. We contribute with cutting edge technology within the fastest growing and most relevant areas for this revolution to happen, including big data analytics, automation, security, and internet-of-things.

SICS Swedish ICT is non-profit and carries out advanced research in close collaboration with Swedish and international industry and academia. We constantly seek partnerships in which new technology can be turned into smart innovation, giving our customers and partners a competitive edge.

Science areas

  • Big data analytics, machine learning and optimization
  • Data intensive computing and cloud platforms
  • Network technology and architectures
  • Security, trust, privacy and integrity
  • Interaction and user experience
  • Software technologies and systems engineering

The main office is situated in Kista outside Stockholm and there are smaller offices in Uppsala, Lund, and Norrköping. SICS three subsidiaries SICS East, SICS North, and SICS Västerås are located in Linköping, Luleå and Västerås respectively.

SICS is part of or leading many Swedish strategic initiatives, including IoT, Big Data and Automation. SICS is a core member of EIT Digital, originated in 2010.

SICS executed over 200 projects in 2015 in close collaboration with industry. Spinoff companies from SICS had about 517 MSEK in revenue and 450 employees.

SICS employs approx. 160 researchers, including 83 PhDs whereof 21 professors, and hosts another 30 researchers from KTH, consultants and students working on their Master's Thesis. Turnover in 2015 was 174 MSEK.

SICS is owned by the Swedish Government (60%) through Research Institutes of Sweden (Rise) and Swedish ICT, and an Industrial consortium (40%), including Ericsson, ABB, Saab, Green Cargo, Bombardier and TeliaSonera.

Annual report and examples of projects can be found in SICS Activities 2014-2015

Legal and bank information

Swedish org no: 556587-0119
VAT no: SE556587011901
Bankgiro: 5581-2812
Bank transfer: Danske Bank, Kista Science Tower, Färögatan 33
SE-164 51 KISTA, Sweden
IBAN: SE52 1200 0000 0137 9011 4219
Account no: 0114219
Sort code: 1379

Participant Identication Code (PIC): 999588202