SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden AB is a leading international research institute belonging to the RISE group (Research Institutes of Sweden) which is owned by the Swedish government. SP employees work in close cooperation with customers to create value and deliver high-quality input to all parts of the innovation chain, thus playing an important part in assisting the competitiveness of industry and its evolution towards a sustainable development. SP co-operates globally with large and small companies, universities, RTOs and other organisations.
The SP group consists of ten technical units and eight subsidiary companies covering a wide technical range, employs around 1600 co-workers and bases the services on its core values: trust, innovation and added value for the industry. SP’s headquarters are located in Borås, close to Gothenburg in the western part of Sweden.
Since January 1st 2017 the RISE institutes SP, Innventia and Swedish ICT have merged in order to become a stronger research and innovation partner for businesses and society. SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden will continue under its existing Corporate Identity Number 556464-6874.