Nominations invited for the Marcus Wallenberg Prize
The 2018 Marcus Wallenberg Prize for findings on the nutrition of trees
King Carl XVI Gustaf presented the 2018 Marcus Wallenberg Prize of SEK 2 million to Professor Torgny Näsholm at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday 24 September 2018.
Torgny Näsholm has examined the role of amino acids in supplying the nitrogen required for the growth of forest trees. His work has caused a breakthrough in explaining the nutrition of plants.
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Caption: Professor Torgny Näsholm receiving the 2018 Marcus Wallenberg Prize from the hands of King Carl XVI Gustaf. Photo: Johan Gunséus.
Make a nomination for the Marcus Wallenberg Prize
The Board of the Marcus Wallenberg Foundation and its Selection Committee invite individuals and institutions, globally, to nominate candidates for the Marcus Wallenberg Prize.
The Prize is awarded to recognize, encourage and stimulate path-breaking scientific achievements which contribute significantly to broader knowledge and/or technical development within all subjects relevant to the forest-based sector all over the world. The achievements may be of widely different characters and relate to subjects ranging from forest ecosystem conservation and management through process, product and service developments contributing to the sustainable development of society. The evaluation of the achievements will recognize excellent science or technological innovation alone as well as the combination of both.
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