SP Sveriges Tekniska Forskningsinstitut AB (SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden AB) is owned by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB, under the Ministry of Finance.
SP is the national institute for technical research, evaluation, testing, certification and calibration and works closely with large and small companies, universities, institutes of technology and other organisations. With a staff of over 1,400, where half are university graduates and about 380 have research degrees, the Group’s personnel constitute an important knowledge resource. The SP Group consists of eight technical units and six subsidiary companies covering a wide technical range. Together, these represent a powerful group of research and development institutes working for innovation and sustainable development in industry and society.
SP is a significant research partner in industrial development and innovation. Our operations are distinguished by our leading edge skills paired with our great technological breadth. In the many specialised SP departments and subsidiaries, we create value, and societal benefits for our more than 10,000 customers every year. Sustainability and innovation are often the hallmarks of our solutions and SP is continuously expanding its international role. During the last few years the company has increased its focus within the fields of sustainability and resource management, including research areas such as sustainable development and community development, technical innovation systems and service innovation, waste and recycling.