logo Interactive Institute Swedisch ICTInteractive Institute Swedish ICT is an experimental IT & design research institute dedicated to the creation of groundbreaking user experiences. The institute offers expertise in interaction design, visualization, user behavior, sound design, games and entertainment. They develop new research areas, concepts, products and services, and provide strategic advice to corporations and public organizations. The results are developed in close collaboration with industry and society, exhibited worldwide, and brought out to society through commissioned work, license agreements and spin-off companies.

Interactive Institute Swedish ICT, initially founded in 1998, is part of Swedish ICT – a group of research institutes in the forefront of ICT research and development. Swedish ICT is owned by RISE Research Institutes of Sweden – the Swedish government’s holding company for ownership of research and technology organizations – and Swedish industry.

Interactive Institute Swedish ICT has about 60 employees in eight research units spread out nationally. The headquarters is in Stockholm/Kista, where the research group that coordinates the institute’s UPSIDE participation is situated. Interactive Institute Swedish ICT is a non-profit distributing organization.

Contribution to the project:

The Interactive Institute Swedish ICT will contribute to the project with its expertise, experience and knowledge in participatory design research, such as participatory design, and in the area of participatory innovation. The institute’s main work in the project is focused on WP4.