National aeronautics stakeholders
– Institutes

FOI – Swedish Defence Research Agency

FOI is the largest research organization in Sweden. It was created in 2001 through the merger of FOA (Swedish Defence Research Establishment) and FFA (The Aeronautical Research Institute of Sweden). FOI has about 1000 employees.

In the aeronautics area FOI is active in basic disciplines like aerodynamics, aeroelasticity, structures and materials, flight mechanics, and autonomy. FOI also runs an air combat simulation center for the Swedish air force. Furthermore, FOI is partner in interdisciplinary research projects and in many international research cooperation projects.

Swerea SICOMP

Swerea SICOMP is a leading research institute in the field of polymer fibre composites and works with applied composite research, development, and training.

Swerea SICOMP is active in many research projects related to aeronautics and has the lead in the establishment of the Compraser Labs arena in Linköping.

Swerea IVF

Swerea IVF offers advanced R&D and consulting services to the manufacturing and engineering industry. The goal is the rapid introduction of new technologies and methods to practical use in our customers’ operations.

Swerea IVF is active in many research projects related to aeronautics and has the lead in the establishment of the arena Produktionstekniskt Centrum in Trollhättan.