Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) is a leading research institute for applied computer science in Sweden. SICS is a non-profit-distributing organization. The mission is to contribute to the competitive strength of industry by conducting advanced research in strategic areas of computer science, and to actively promote the use of new research ideas and results in industry and in society at large.
SICS collaborates closely with the international research community and with both large and small companies, in Sweden and internationally.
The main office is situated in Kista outside Stockholm and there are smaller offices in Uppsala, Västerås, and Lund. SICS employs approx. 120 researchers, including 45 PhDs, and hosts another 30 researchers from KTH, consultants and students working on their Master Thesis. Turn over in 2011 was 118 MSEK.