Acreo Swedish ICT 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.


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. Part of the regional hub 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
Broadband Technology
anders.berntson [at]
Åsa Claesson
Fiber Optics
asa.claesson [at]
Håkan Sehlin
SME Development
hakan.sehlin [at]

Peter Björkholm
Sensor Systems
peter.bjorkholm [at]

Monika Johansson
monika.johansson [at]

Göran Gustafsson
Printed Electronics
goran.gustafsson [at]

Board members

Hans Hentzell (Chairman), Swedish ICT Research
Hans Malmqvist, FMOF
Cecilia Driving, RISE
Maria Månsson, Prevas
Sten Nordell, Transmode
Pontus de Laval, Saab AB
Stefan Ekman
Jonas Wallberg, Teknikföretagen
Anna Malmström, Employee representative
Ingemar Petermann, Employee representative

Magnus Lindblom, Employee representative (Deputy)
David Westerberg, Employee representative (Deputy)

Acreo Swedish ICT - part of Swedish ICT

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

RISE AB is an owner company that wholly or partly owns industry research institutes. Today there are 19 research institutes within Rise, organized in four groups: Innventia, SP, Swerea and Swedish ICT Research. RISE Research Institutes of Sweden is a network of RTO’s, cooperating with universities, industry and society to create value, economic growth and competitiveness through excellent R&D and innovation. Read more at