The Marcus Wallenberg Prize

The Purpose

The purpose of the Prize is to recognize, encourage and stimulate pathbreaking scientific achievements which contribute significantly to broadening knowledge and to technical development within the fields of importance to forestry and forest industries


Conceptual framework and pioneering research for advanced understanding of lignin

The 2024 Marcus Wallenberg Prize is awarded to Prof John Ralph and Prof Wout Boerjan

MWP Call to Nominate – Open now!

Call for nominations is open 1 February-30 April 2024! Individuals and institutions, globally, are invited to nominate candidates for the Marcus Wallenberg Prize.

Global forests under pressure: Impacts on economy and climate

Recording of the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Symposium 2023 held in honour of the MWP 2023 laureates Drs Darius Adams, Joseph Buongiorno, and Richard Haynes.

Young Researchers

Young Researchers’ Challenge 2024 is now closed

We are delighted to announce that this year’s young researchers have been selected!  We look forward to welcoming 30 young researchers, representing 18 universities or research institutes to Stockholm in November!

Young Researchers’ Challenge 2024 now open

The Marcus Wallenberg Foundation invites applications for the Young Researchers’ Challenge. Take the chance to present your research to leading scientists and representatives of the forest-based industry and fellow researchers from all over the world.

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