RISE - The research institute of Sweden


RISE is Sweden’s research institute and innovation partner. RISE is an independent, state-owned research institute. Through their international collaboration programmes with industry, academia and the public sector, they ensure the competitiveness of the Swedish business community on an international level and contribute to a sustainable society.

RISE in Borås
"Challenging, exciting and creative."
Image of a RISE project


RISE strives for sustainable growth in Sweden by strengthening the competitiveness and capacity for renewal of Swedish industry, as well as promoting the innovative development of society as a whole. 

An image of Pernilla Walkenstrom


You can work for RISE in roles such as specialist, researcher, technician, engineer or project manager, to name but a few. As a student, you can complete your doctoral project at RISE or apply for a doctoral position. 

Learn more about careers at RISE

Our resources are finite. I hope that I can contribute to transition; I want to believe that we can change and I see RISE and my own research group as key players.
- Haben Tekie, RISE
  • 3,000

    employees in Sweden

  • 100+

    new thesis students each year.

Image of a RISE project

Increased competitiveness through sustainable transition

Read the article