Wallenberg Young Researchers' Challenge 2020 – apply now!


PI, Jaakko Pöyry Foundation, LUKE and VTT invite applications of young PhD students' and post-docs' to the Wallenberg Young Researchers' Challenge 2020, that will be arranged in connection with the Marcus Wallenberg Prize Event in Stockholm in October 2020.

Along with a unique chance to present your research to leading scientists and representatives of the forest-based industry from all over the world, you will also be given extensive opportunities to network with your fellow young researchers active in areas of interest to the forest-based sector.

We invite researchers no older than 35 years, post docs or PhD students, based in Finland, to participate. Please send an abstract to susanna.lahdesmaki@puunjalostusinsinoorit.fi. Your contribution should not exceed 200 words and must be submitted not later than 15 June 2020. Describe your research and why you think it will have an impact on the forest-based industry and society as whole.

Apply now and take the chance to be a part of the Wallenberg Young Researchers' Challenge 2020!

Please find more information attached:

Don't miss this unique chance! Check out the experiences from the previous years: "Getting together in science", "More than a gala dinner" and "Beneficial networking among fellow scientists"