Wearing Wood – The World of Wood-based Textiles

Recording now available of the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Symposium 2022 held in honour of the MWP 2022 laureates Prof. Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Prof. Herbert Sixta.

Sustainable concept for wood-based textile fibres

The 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize is awarded to Professor Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Professor Herbert Sixta for the development and use of novel ionic liquids to process wood biomass into high-performance textile fibres.

In memory of Jeff Burley

The former Board member of the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation, Professor Jeffery (Jeff) Burley passed away on 27 December 2021, and our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with his wife Jean and their children and grandchildren, in ther sorrow.

Reflections on Ceremony & Symposium

Even though we couldn’t meet in person during this year’s event due to the corona pandemic situation, large efforts and a lot of hard work by..

Increase of Nominations

We are delighted and proud of the increased interest to nominate candidates for the Marcus Wallenberg Prize. During the nomination period 1 March-31 May 2021 we had a significant rise in nominations..

Getting a grip on climate effects

We want more of everything from the forests. At the same time, climate change will give us faster growing forests – but also greater risks. The Swedish Forest Agency is now introducing the process-based..

Link to MWP Digital Ceremony and Symposium

A recording of the MWP Digital Ceremony and Symposium “Predicting Forest Details from a Distance” held on October 26, 2021, is available here.
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Digital Ceremony and Symposium

We have the great honor to invite you to the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Digital Ceremony and Symposium to be held on October 26, 2021.
Please register by using this link.
A recording of the ceremony..

MWP Webinar link

A recording of the first MWP webinar held on September 16, 2021, is available here.
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The MWP first webinar!

Welcome to join our webinar “Remote sensing of forests – ensuring correct interpretation by decision makers” on September 16 at 15:00-16:00 CEST. For program and registration please..