Swedish Defence Research Agency
defence research

1941; Stockholm; ~1000 staff; foi.se

A defense and security research institute and “government authority under the Ministry of Defense”, so most of its activities are assignment-based. Through research, it strives to “create an understanding of how societal and technical development interact” in order to “identify threats and risks at an early stage and contribute to sustainable solutions.”

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Leadership: Jens Mattsson (Director General) and Björn von Sydow (Chairman)
Budget: SEK 1,196m (2018)

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