Symposium 2022

Wearing Wood – The World of Wood-based Textiles

Lectures given at the 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize Symposium held in Stockholm on 11 October 2022. Watch the complete broadcast here

Moderator: Prof. Orlando Rojas, Member of the Prize Selection Committee, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mr. Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation

Ioncell and Its Possible Place in the Textile Industry Given the Particular Challenges of Climate Change

Professor Herbert Sixta, Austria, co-recipient of the 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

Viable Fibre Raw-materials and Their Impacts on Dissolution of Cellulose for Man-made Fibre Spinning

Dr. Frank Meister, TITK, Thuringian Institute for Textile & Plastics Research, Rudolstadt, Germany

Announcement of Winner of the Young Researchers’ 3MT presentations

Presenter: Professor Joris Van Acker, Member of the Prize Selection Committee, Ghent University, Brussels, Belgium

H&M Group Circular Innovation Lab – Future Material Need in the Textile Industry

Mr. Martin Ekenbark, Lead – Circular Innovation Lab, H&M Group, Stockholm, Sweden

The New EU Textiles Strategy and Its Impact on Wood-based Textiles

Director Dirk Vantyghem, EURATEX, Brussels, Belgium

Technoeconomics and Scale-up

CEO Niklas von Weymarn, Metsä Spring Oy, Helsinki, Finland

Q&A with the laureates of the 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize

Moderated by Prof. Orlando Rojas