Welcome to
Kista Science City

Kista Science City is the leading ICT cluster in Europe. The cluster is home to some of the world’s most famous ICT companies such as Ericsson and IBM, as well as a range of exciting startups and the leading universities of Stockholm. Kista is also an arena for future technology – our testbed Urban ICT Arena is located here, where 5G and IoT technologies are being tested.

Kista Science City is built upon the Triple Helix Model – a innovation collaboration between businesses, the public sector and academia.

Getting here

Kista is located approximately 10 kilometers north of the city centre of Stockholm. Getting here is easy, either by metro, train, bus or car. 

Metro: Blue line towards Akalla (line 11)

Commuter train: Line 40, 41, 41X and 42X (Helenelund station, walking distance to Kista)

Road: E18, exit 159 towards Kista · E4, exit 172 towards Kista N

Number of companies

Number of people working in Kista

Number of people working in ICT

Guided tours

In collaboration with Stockholm Discovery we offer guided tours in the most successful ICT cluster in Europe. We’d love to tell you more about the success of Kista Science City. We offer introduction seminars regarding the area and the triple- and quad helix-collaborations. We also offer a walkthrough of the area’s city planning, ranging from the past to the future.

Please contact Marco Giertz if you have any inquires about guided tours.

Companies located in Kista

Kista Science City consists of a range of different companies, both big and small, but often with a strong connection to the ICT industry. This list included the largest companies in the area – but the small ones that are not listed are just as important.

  • Ericsson AB (9 820 employees)
  • Tele2 Sverige AB (1890 employees)
  • IBM Svenska AB (1 410 employees)
  • CGI Sverige AB (1 110 employees)
  • City of Stockholm (650 employees)
  • Atea Sverige AB (640 employees)
  • Coor Service Management AB (440 employees)
  • Swedish Defence Research Agency, FOI (410 employees)
  • Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (340 employees)
  • Fujitsu Sweden AB (310 employees)
  • Intertek Semko AB (310 employees)
  • Philips Aktiebolag (300 employees)
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology (260 employees)
  • Alten Sverige AB (260 employees)
  • Huawei Technologies Sweden AB (250 employees)