The Swedish Foundry Association work in close collaboration with several different universities, insitutes, associations and companies in order to be able to deliver research within casting. 


Casting Innovation Centre 
Together with the Swedish Foundry Association and the Jönköping University and RISE operates the Casting Innovation Centre (CIC), a leading world centre for research, development and education located in Jönköping. The chief function of CIC is to strengthen the Swedish foundry branch, with a particular focus on materials technology, process technology and cast products development.

Additional information on CIC is available at:


Metalliska Material
Jernkontoret, Svenst Aluminium and the Swedish Foundry Association are part of the strategic innovation program called Metalliska Material. The purpose with the program is to fulfil the strategic research and innovations agenda. For more information visit the webpage of Metalliska Material.