Professor Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Professor Herbert Sixta receives the 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize
The 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize of SEK 2 million is awarded to Professor Ilkka Kilpeläinen and Professor Herbert Sixta for the development and use of novel ionic liquids to process wood biomass into high-performance textile fibres. King Carl XVI Gustaf presented the prize on Monday 11 October in Stockholm.
The future demand for textile fibres is growing due to global population growth. Pro