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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.

The 2023 Marcus Wallenberg Prize

The 2023 Marcus Wallenberg Prize of SEK 2,5 million is awarded to Drs Darius Adams, Joseph Buongiorno and Richard Haynes for their development of the original and groundbreaking forest economic models TAMM and PAPYRUS and its extension to the Global Forest Products Model. King Carl XVI Gustaf presented the prize on Monday 13 November in Stockholm.

MWP Symposium 2023 invitation

We are proud to invite you to the 2023 Marcus Wallenberg Prize Symposium, that will be held online as well as on premises in Stockholm, to celebrate the MWP 2023 Laureates.

Young Researchers’ Challenge 2023 is now closed

We are delighted to announce that this year’s young researchers have been selected!  We look forward to welcoming 31 young researchers, representing 18 universities or research institutes to Stockholm in November!

Groundbreaking economic models for integrated analysis of the forest sector

The 2023 Marcus Wallenberg Prize is awarded to Drs Darius Adams, Joseph Buongiorno and Richard Haynes.

MWP Call to Nominate – Open now!

Call for nominations is open 1 February-30 April 2023! Individuals and institutions, globally, are invited to nominate candidates for the Marcus Wallenberg Prize.

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.
H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden awards the MWP 2022 to Prof. Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Prof. Herbert Sixta.

The 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize

The 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize of SEK 2 million 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. King Carl XVI Gustaf presented the prize on Monday 11 October in Stockholm.

MWP Symposium 2022 invitation

We are proud to invite you to the 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize Symposium, that will be held online as well as on premises in Stockholm, to celebrate the MWP 2022 Laureates..

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.