The R&D facility Hammarby Sjöstadsverk is a platform for development and exchange of knowledge and technologies in water treatment and related environmental technology and forms the basis for Sweden Water Innovation Centre - SWIC. Sjöstadsverket promotes cooperation among companies, experts/researchers and municipal sewage works to meet future challenges in the water and wastewater sector and to increase the export of Swedish knowledge and technology.
The facility is owned and operated by a consortium lead by the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)and IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute. It is used for both long-term national and international research programs/projects and consultancy, testing and development for the industry and other partners.
Hammarby Sjöstadsverk is Sweden's leading and internationally known R&D facility in water purification technology. The facility contributes through research and demonstration to a profiling and increase of Swedish know-how related to water/environmental technology and thus enhance professional development.