About SICS Swedish ICT

The Swedish Institute of Computer Science

SICS Swedish ICT is a leading research institute for applied information and communication technology in Sweden, founded in 1985. It is a not-for-profit organization which means we are not here to make money but to create value for our customers and partners.

The mission of SICS is to contribute to the competitive strength of industry residing in Sweden by conducting advanced research in strategic areas of computer science, and to actively promote the use of new research ideas and results in industry and in society at large.

To succeed in this effort, SICS collaborates closely with the international research community and with both large and small companies, in Sweden and internationally. Virtually everything we do we do in collaboration with industry and/or governmental bodies.

The main office is situated in Kista outside Stockholm and there are smaller offices in Uppsala and Lund. SICS has two subsidiaries: SICS East in Linköping and SICS Västerås.

SICS employs approx. 130 researchers, including 64 PhDs, and hosts another 30 researchers from KTH, consultants and students working on their Master Thesis. Turn over in 2013 was 123 MSEK.