FOI conducts research into robust communications platforms and communications systems and possesses a unique body of knowledge and experience in the development and evaluation of such platforms and systems. FOI has long experience of both civil and military applications through its regular assignments to provide expert support in this field.
FOI employs a multidisciplinary way of working and makes use of a broad portfolio of methods, for example field studies and trials, simulations and user-centred development. FOI works within an overall perspective which takes account of the complex interaction between man, technology and organisation (MTO) that takes place when communications platforms and communications systems are used in dynamic situations such as accidents, crises and serious disruption of the normal functions in society.
FOI has competence in the following areas:
FOI has laboratory and simulation facilities for:
FOI cooperates with other agencies including the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, MSB’s Rakel Unit, FMV, the Swedish Armed Forces and Södertörn Fire Prevention Association. We also undertake assignments for clients such as Vinnova, FMV and the European Commission as well as from industry and the business sector.