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Kista Science City is the largest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) cluster in Europe and the third largest ICT cluster in the world.

Kista Science City, or the Nordic Silicon Valley as it is also called, is the home of more than 1,000 ICT companies and the birthplace of wireless communication technologies such as NMT, GSM, EDGE and W-CDMA. Ericsson, Microsoft and IBM are just a few of the major ICT companies present and there are 6,800 university students currently studying ICT courses at the Kista campuses of Stockholm University and the Royal Institute of Technology.


Located just north of Stockholm city, the Kista Science City Region extends over several municipal boundaries – Solna, Sollentuna, Järfälla, Sundbyberg – and Stockholm city districts – Kista, Husby and Akalla.

Kista CBD is the central part of Kista Science City.

Education & Research

Kista accommodates two university campuses: Stockholm University and its Department of Computer and Systems Sciences and the Royal Institute of Technology’s School of Information and Communication Technology. In addition Kista hosts Stockholm Science & Innovation School, a word class public highschool Read more


Kista Science City has for the last few years shown great growth numbers regarding the number of companies established in the area, the number of work opportunities created, as well as in generated revenue. In comparison to the country as a whole the Read more

Businesses in Kista

Kista Science City continues to increase in popularity amongst ICT-companies in Sweden. More and more companies move here due to proven strong local growth, modern office buildings with energy optimization and low rental costs that in turn provide companies with bigger office spaces. Many of Read more

Professional Visits

Kista Science City AB hosts visits in Kista on a regular basis.

We offer:

Seminar & Q/A
We offer an introductory seminar which introduces topics such as:

  • History of Kista Science City, how it all started.
  • The triple/quadruple helix cooperation structure; Business-,

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