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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..

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.

31 May deadline for nominations

Individuals and institutions are invited to nominate candidates for the Marcus Wallenberg Prize between 1 March and 31 May 2021. The Prize is awarded to scientific achievements of importance..

Simplicity explains the success

Open access was important to the researchers developing the 3PG model, adopted worldwide by both science and forestry. The simple and powerful tool to predict forest growth is awarded the 2020 Marcus..

Wants to make the prize more widely known

Mikael Hannus was forced to adapt all activities to the Corona pandemic less than a month after his appointment as Executive Secretary of the Marcus Wallenberg Prize. The announcement of the 2020..

From discoveries to scientific breakthroughs

Kaj Rosén took over as Executive Secretary for the Marcus Wallenberg Prize in 2013. The Marcus Wallenberg Prize is an international Prize, based in Sweden, which is awarded once a year for a scientific breakthrough..

The Marcus Wallenberg Prize postponed to autumn 2021

Next Marcus Wallenberg Prize event will be held in the autumn of 2021. The Young Researchers' Program will also be postponed to next autumn. The Prize event was planned for October 2020..

Model for forest growth during climate change

Joseph J Landsberg, Richard H Waring and Nicholas C Coops, share the 2020 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for a model to predict forest growth in a changing climate. Satellite imagery offers the possibility to scale..

Pre-announcement

The purpose of the Prize is to recognize, encourage and stimulate pathbreaking scientific achievements which contribute significantly to broadening knowledge and to technical development..

Mikael Hannus succeeds Kaj Rosén

Mikael Hannus has been appointed as the Executive Secretary of the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation. He is Vice President of Group Innovation, Research and Development at Stora Enso, Stockholm, Sweden.

Beneficial networking among fellow scientists

31 young researchers from five countries were invited to the 2018 Marcus Wallenberg event in Stockholm, Sweden. – The Young Researchers’ Program was a very rich experience..
MWP 2019 laureate Gerhard Schickhofer

Green technology behind high rise wood-based buildings

Cross-laminated timber, CLT, explains the expansion of multi-storey wood buildings in the world. Gerhard Schickhofer is awarded the 2019 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for research and knowledge transfer..