Operating in Norway, Simula is organised as a group of legal units. Each legal entity has a board of directors and dedicated leadership that is part of the management group. Find organisation details, from the unit ownership to key leaders, as well as a description of the Simula Group here.
The Simula Group
Simula is comprised of 6 units that specialise in Simula's core activities: three research units, two innovation units and one educational unit. Five of these units are legal entities (denoted "AS" below) with an independent board of directors; the education unit is organised are part of the parent company (SRL).
The Simula Group is led by Dr. Lillian Røstad, managing director of Simula.
Simula Research Laboratory AS (SRL)
Managing Director: Lillian Røstad
Ownership: 100% Ministry of Research and Education
Org. no.: 984 648 855
SRL is the parent company of the Simula Group. Research at SRL is focused primarily on scientific computing and software engineering. SRL also hosts the Simula Academy, as well as the majority of the group's administration and central leadership.
Director: Olav Lysne
Ownership: 51% SRL, 49% OsloMet
Org. no.: 920 203 612
Research at SimulaMet is focused primarily on communication systems and machine intelligence.
Director: Rachel Thomas
(Organised as a unit in SRL)
Simula Academy organises researcher training and professional development for Simula.
Plans & reports
The transparency act.
Covers research ethics, social responsibility, conflicts of interest, gifts, confidentiality, and the working environment.
The Simula Articles of Association (vedtekter). Available in Norwegian.
Information about the joint integrity committee.
Simula - where ideas are born and take flight
Since its start in 2001, Simula has pursued its foundational activities of research, education and innovation within ICT. This work is mission-driven, contributing to the research community, academia and society, but that's not all. Learn more.