Young Researchers

Each year the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation arranges events for young researchers in order to stimulate collaboration, inspire research and create networking opportunities.

Each year post docs and PhD students 35 years or younger are encouraged to apply to the Young Researchers’ Challenge by describing their own research and the impact it will have on the forest-based industry and society as a whole.

2023 participating young researchers
The young researchers invited to the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Event in Stockholm 2023 came from eight countries: Austria, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States of America. See their abstracts here.

2024 participating young researchers
To be announced after the summer.

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Young Researchers’ Challenge 2024 now open

The Marcus Wallenberg Foundation invites applications for the Young Researchers’ Challenge. Take the chance to present your research to leading scientists and representatives of the forest-based industry and fellow researchers from all over the world.

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!

Young Researchers’ Challenge 2023 now open

The Marcus Wallenberg Foundation invites applications for the Young Researchers’ Challenge with the chance to win a spot at the Prize ceremony and banquet in honour of the 2023 Marcus Wallenberg Prize Winners.

Successful Event for Young Researchers

The MWP 3022 Young Researchers' Program was held on 9-11 October in conjunction with the MWP Event.

Analysis shows impressive impact by former Young Researchers’ Challenge participants

The Marcus Wallenberg Foundation annually invites some thirty young researchers to the Marcus Wallenberg Prize event through..

Welcome to apply for the chance to present your research!

The Marcus Wallenberg Foundation invites to the Young Researchers’ Challenge with the opportunity to attend the Prize ceremony and..

The event made them a team

One master, one PhD and one postdoc – researchers at different levels but with the same positive experience from the Young..

Young researchers from eight countries

31 young researchers from eight countries were invited to a special program during the Marcus Wallenberg Prize event in..

Young Researchers’ Challenge 2019 – Apply now!

The Marcus Wallenberg Foundation invites applications for the Young Researchers’ Challenge with the chance to win a spot at the Prize..

Short presentations of complex research

Lithium ion batteries were used as a comparison when Jiayuan Wei explained her research on electrodes made from lignin..

“More than a gala dinner”

Impressive and inspiring. The participants in the Young Researchers’ Program during the Marcus Wallenberg Prize event..

“The cherry on the cake”

A chance to network, pick up new ideas and improve their communication skills. The young researchers invited to..