area of Kista Science City

An international hub for groundbreaking tech

Kista is home to more than 1,000 tech companies, 20,000 talents from 115 nationalities, two top universities, 7,000 students, several research institutes, open testbeds and labs.

Kista Science City is the leading hub for innovation and tech development in Sweden. With a collective expertise in groundbreaking technologies like AI & computer science, telecom, space, energy, cybersecurity, semiconductors, defence and nanotechnology, Kista is a key contributor to new ideas and innovation that increase Sweden’s competitiveness and transform our future.


Open testbeds




Global corporations

Kista Science City has a long history of being a centre for world-class education, research and innovation in technology for information and communication. Our innovative environment fosters the creation of next-gen technology, enabling the development of new products and services contributing to a sustainable future.

This ecosystem includes global companies such as Ericsson, IBM and Tele2, which have their global and regional headquarters – and showrooms here, as well as a vibrant community of scaleups in emerging technologies.

Numerous testbeds and lab environments are open for businesses and researchers to test and evaluate your products.

Electrum Laboratory

Research, development and production of semiconductors.

Cyber range

A cyber security test bed for industry and public sector.

Heating and metalworking

Pilot plant for heating and metalworking technology

UX Lab

High-tech test environment for evaluating user experiences.

Sensors and sensor systems

Laboratory resources for a very broad spectrum of sensors and sensorsystems.

Process optimisation

Mobile measuring and analysis tools for process optimisation.

FRP in flue gas environments

Delamination of fiberglass reinforced plastics in flue gas environments

The chlorine rig

Effect of chlorine on the corrosion rate.

Process monitoring

The test bed for analytical process monitoring develops and provides new technology for process monitoring, data analysis and optimization







Kista Science City is the ideal location to study if you’re interested in pursuing a career in the tech industry. We a vibrant ecosystem of educational institutions, leading universities as well as higher vocational education, research organisations and businesses that are working together to create the next generation of technology leaders.

Our educational institutions offer a wide range of programs in computer science, engineering, and other tech-related fields. Stockholm University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and The Game Assembly are just a few of the leading schools in Kista.

In addition to our world-class universities, Kista is also home to a number of research organizations that are conducting cutting-edge research in the tech industry. These organizations include Rise, Swerim, and FoI.

Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences

The Stockholm University Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, is a top-rated institution that offers programs in computer science, information systems, and related fields. Students can pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees, and the department is known for its innovative research and cutting-edge curriculum.

KTH, Royal Institute of Technology

KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, is one of the leading technical universities in Europe. It offers a range of educational and research programs in the fields of the information society, including Materials and Nano Physics, Integrated Components and Circuits, Industrial and Medical Electronics, Electronics and Embedded Systems, Communication Systems, and Software Technology and Computer Systems. KTH is known for its high-quality education, world-class research, and strong ties to industry.

The Game Assembly

The Game Assembly is an awarded gaming school that offers higher vocational education in game development. The program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to become game developers of the future. Students work in teams to create games from start to finish, gaining hands-on experience in all aspects of game development. Graduates of the program are highly sought after by the gaming industry.

How to get here

With proximity to Stockholm, Arlanda and the world Kista Science City is well connected.

It takes about 20 minutes to get to here from Stockholms city. Commute via subway to Kista, or commuter train to Helenelund.
From Arlanda it will take approx 25 minutes.

Find your way via google maps, or via SL (Stockholms lokaltrafik)

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