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 

Peter Björkholm
peter.bjorkholm [at]
Anders Berntson
anders.berntson [at]
Åsa Claesson
Fiber Optics
asa.claesson [at]
Torbjörn Jonsson
SME Development
torbjorn.jonsson [at]

Björn Samel
Sensor Systems
bjorn.samel [at]

Irene Stafverfeldt
irene.stafverfeldt [at]

Göran Gustafsson
Printed Electronics
goran.gustafsson [at]

Board members

Pether Wallin (Chairman), RISE ICT
Björn Ekelund, Ericsson
Peter Björkholm, RISE ICT
Åsalie Hartmanis, SwedNanotech
Maria Månsson, Prevas
Sten Nordell, Transmode
Pontus de Laval, Saab AB
Jonas Wallberg, Teknikföretagen
Malin Siberg, Trimble
Ingemar Petermann, Employee representative
David Nilsson, Employee representative

Anurak Sawatdee, Employee representative (Deputy)

RISE Acreo - part of Swedish ICT

RISE Acreo is a part of RISE ICT, a group of world class research institutes in the forefront of research in ICT ranging from hardware to software. RISE ICT is active through its subsidiaries: RISE Acreo, RISE SICS, RISE Interactive, and RISE Viktoria.

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden is a network of research and technology organisations (RTOs), wholly or partly owned by the Swedish state. The RTOs within RISE perform industrial research and innovation. Some of the RTOs also perform testing and certification. In global co-operation with academia, enterprise and society, we create value, growth and competitiveness through research excellence and innovation. Read more at