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RISE Fiberlab - R&D and pilot production of specialty optical fiber

RISE Fiberlab is a world-class laboratory for research, development, and pilot production of optical specialty fiber. Located in Hudiksvall, Sweden, the laboratory hosts three fiber draw towers and offers a range of services.

RISE Fiberlab, in Hudiksvall, Sweden, is a leading facility for research, development, prototyping and small scale production of custom/specialty optical fiber. 

At RISE Fiberlab, we offer a range of services and solutions for optical specialty fiber, leveraging 25 years of experience in the field of development and production of custom optical fibers.

The laboratory hosts three 17m tall fiber draw towers, custom designed and built by RISE for the flexibility and stability that is needed for development and production of a very wide range of optical fibers, from ultrathin 25µm for medical sensors, to ultrathick >2mm fibers for power delivery.   

RISE Fiberlab is certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2015. We work closely with our customers and partners, from small and medium-sized enterprises to large corporations and academic institutions.

The facility was previously called Acreo Fiberlab. It was inaugurated in 2001. 


Test & Demo name

RISE Fiberlab




Laboratory testbeds (LT)


ICT and Telecom


Digital infrastructure, Electronics, Sensors and sensor systems

Strategic innovation program

Electronic Components & Systems


Region Gävleborg


Fibervägen 2, Hudiksvall

More information

RISE Fiberlab is situated in Hudiksvall, 2.5 hours north of Stockholm by train. 

Åsa Claesson

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Åsa Claesson

+46 70 221 16 46

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