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 received compared to previous year. The next nomination period will open on 1 February 2022 and close on 30 April 2022. We hope […]

Reflections on Ceremony & Symposium

On behalf of the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation I want to express a big THANK YOU to all persons involved in the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Digital Ceremony and 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 many […]

Analysis shows impressive impact by former Young Researchers’ Challenge participants

This summer Sara Fogelberg has had an internship at the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation. She has performed an analysis of the participants in the Young Researchers’ Challenge. The Marcus Wallenberg Foundation annually invites some thirty young researchers to the Marcus Wallenberg Prize event through the Young Researchers’ Challenge supported by the Erik Johan Ljungberg Foundation (Ljungbergsfonden). […]

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 3PG model to get a better grip on the future forest resources. Swedish forests are expected to meet more demands than […]

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.Please feel free to share the recording to colleagues and/or in your own communication channels.

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 and symposium will be distributed to registered persons after the event.

MWP Webinar link

A recording of the first MWP webinar held on September 16, 2021, is available here.Please feel free to share the recording to colleagues and/or in your own communication channels.

MWP Webinar September 16, 2021

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 click here. Take the oportunity to participate free of charge at the first Marcus Wallenberg Prize webinar. The aim with the webinars is to give forest researchers an […]

MWP Webinar September 16, 2021

The award exposes important forest research to industry

Putting science into practice is a joint ambition of the new members of the Selection Committee of the Marcus Wallenberg Prize. They also share the committee’s strategy in working for a sustainable use of forest resources worldwide. Three new members have taken their places in the Selection Committee, which evaluates nominated candidates for the Marcus […]

In memory of Kaj Rosén

The former Executive Secretary of the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation passed away recently, and our heartfelt thoughts are with his wife Marie, their children and grandchildren, in their sorrow. Kaj worked with the Foundation for two periods, first as Selection Committee member in 1993-1997 and then as Board member and Executive Secretary of the Foundation in […]