A world leading research center on new materials from wood

Wallenberg Wood Science Center is a research center which started in 2009 and the base is a donation from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation. WWSC is a multidisciplinary collaboration between KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, and Linköping University, striving for scientific excellence, and the overall aim is to develop new materials from trees. The forest industry is supporting WWSC via the national platform Treesearch.

The mission of the center is to create knowledge and competence as a basis for eco-friendly materials for the future.

The center has the vision of becoming a world leader in the research field of new materials from trees

History and background

Read more about the history and the background to the research center

WWSC Board

The WWSC board consists of representatives from the universities, the industries in Treesearch and KAW.


The WWSC Scientific Advisory Board members are leading international experts in the field


WWSC is the core of the research activities in the national platformTreesearch


WWSC conferences and workshops and WWSC Academy courses are found in the calendar