SMaRC constitutes a unique node for underwater robotics research, with strong connections to industry and various applications in, amongst others, natural science and polar research. Partners within academy, industry and government collaborate in a triple-helix arrangement ensuring synergies and consensus.
Partners within academy: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University, University of Gothenburg.
Partners within industry and government: Saab Kockums, Saab Dynamics, MMT Sweden, FMV (the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration), and FOI (the Swedish Defense Research Agency).
The center is financed by SSF (Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research) and the partners.