RISE Acreo is a Swedish independent non-profit research institute within hardware oriented ICT (Information and Communication Technology).

We conduct contract research and development with expertise within Broadband Technology, Fiber Optics, Micro and Nano Technologies, Printed and Organic Electronics and Sensors and Actuators. We also offer Business development to Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME), starting with a clear understanding of market needs and taking advantage of ICT.

We have five RTOs/sites in Sweden and our head office is situated in Kista, Stockholm.


RISE Acreo HQ. Expertise within Broadband Communications, Fiber Optics, Power Electronics, Micro- and Nano Technolgies. Operates the Semiconductor Laboratory Electrum in collaboration with KTH.


Key competences in MEMS, Electromagnetics, Bio-Chemical and Systems design. Close to Chalmers, as neighbors and as partners.


Expertise in Fiber Optic Sensors. Home for Acreo Fiber Lab – production of advanced specialty optical fibers. Large focus on SME development through Fiber Optic Valley.


World leading R&D-center for Printed and Organic Electronics. The EU Pilot Line demonstrator PEA-Manufacturing in partnership  with LiU and NOSP.


Expertise and coordination of business development for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME), and center for the newly started ProNano project, with the aim to provide services and support for development of world class key enabling technologies in nano technology.



Management Group 

Björn Samel
Vice President
bjorn.samel [at]

Anders Berntson
anders.berntson [at]
Åsa Claesson
Fiber Optics
asa.claesson [at]
Torbjörn Jonsson
SME Development
torbjorn.jonsson [at]
Göran Gustafsson
Printed Electronics
goran.gustafsson [at]