RISE is the Swedish Research Institute and innovation partner. In international collaboration with industry, academia and the public sector, they ensure the competitiveness of the business community and contribute to a sustainable society. The 2,600 employees support and promote all manner of innovative processes. RISE is an independent, state-owned research institute that offers unique expertise and about 100 testbeds and demonstration facilities, instrumental in future-proofing technologies, products and services.
In 2016, the former institutes of Innventia, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden and Swedish ICT merged to form RISE. The merged RISE drives advanced research in a broad spectrum of areas that are divided into six divisions. We have a long history of acknowledged high-quality research and conducting assignments in each of these divisions. RISE is a non-profit organisation. The headquarters of RISE are located in Gothenburg, but we have employees all over Sweden.
RISE Measurement Technology are the Swedish National Metrology Institute for several SI units, which means that they actively coordinate with academia, industry and government to strengthen Sweden's competitiveness. In national and international collaboration RISE develops new measurement methods for classical quantities and applications, as well as novel, more behaviour-related methods. This includes everything from research and development of applied methods based on academic basic research, measurement sensors for automated driving, digitization in industry, monitoring systems, and 3D technology for additive manufacturing to measuring health for individuals in connection to welfare models.