Forest inventory method used worldwide A multi-source forest inventory method developed by professor Erkki Tomppo has been recognized internationally since he received The Marcus Wallenberg Prize in 1997. Here is his own story about how he continues to develop the process, adding new features to make the results more reliable. “Until the mid of the […]
The Marcus Wallenberg Prize
The purpose of the Prize is to recognize, encourage and stimulate pathbreaking scientific achievements which contribute significantly to broadening knowledge and to technical development within the fields of importance to forestry and forest industries.
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2015 Laureates awarded for energy-saving method Akira Isogai, Tsuguyuki Saito, Tokyo University and Yoshiharu Nishiyama, Cermav, France, were the first scientists from Japan to be awarded with the Marcus Wallenberg Prize. They were also the first laureates from Asia. The Marcus Wallenberg Prize is based on appropriations of Stora Kopparbergs Bergslags AB, Sweden, to encourage […]
From timber houses to 3D-dresses New approaches to the forest industry were presented by young researchers during the celebrations of The Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2015. The ideas extended over packaging materials to timber constructions and environmental-friendly dresses produced by a 3D-printer. Some 40 PhD students and postdoctors were selected to take part in the Marcus Wallenberg […]
The urge to replace fossil based polymers characterizes the work of several young researchers participating in the celebrations of The Marcus Wallenberg Prize 2015 PhD students and post doctors were chosen to take part in seminars and the MWP symposium following the ceremony of The Marcus Wallenberg Prize. The 2015 Prize is awarded to Professor […]
Energy-efficient method for producing nanocellulose A group of researchers from Japan and France is being awarded The 2015 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for their development of an energy-efficient method to produce nanofibrillated cellulose. The prize-winners will receive their diploma from the hands of His Majesty the King of Sweden at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, on […]