Stockholm Medical Image Laboratory and Education

SMILE Services

Stockholm Medical Image Laboratory and Education (SMILE) was formed at Campus Flemingsberg s early as 2001 and was the official Karolinska Institutet (KI) / SLL Core Facility until 2012. 

In 2019 SMILE Core Facility relaunched aiming to contribute to translational medicine and research-clinic integration.

SMILE is the providing the needed hardware infrastructure, technical support, and training. SMILE offers the necessary infrastructure, e.g., GPU Cluster and access to ample storage and AI framework.

In addition to technical support in IT management and image processing and analysis, SMILE will provide training programs and workshops at different levels to develop competencies among engineers, researchers, and clinicians, thereby forming a community network.

Specialized state-of-the-art software for AI applied to medical imaging, deep learning and machine learning frameworks for knowledge discovery are part of the services.

SMILE is the translational hub where clinicians, researchers, and PhD-students from the academy, healthcare, and industry meet and benefit from the collected competence in image analysis, visualization, and quantification.


Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Public hours on GPU Services support: 
Monday- Friday, 11:00 - 15:30h

Public hours for new team signups:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 17:00h

Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge,

Medical Radiation Physics and Nuclear Medicine C2-76,

141 85 Stockholm

Note: until further notice, in-person support is available with a previous appointment.

Links and Resources

  1. KI Stockholm Medical Image Laboratory and Education (SMILE) official site
  2. Microsoft TEAMS user group


Name Role Phone Email Location
Farhad Abtahi
Deputy Manager
(0) 85 2483 801
Birgitta Janerot Sjöberg

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