Communique Peter Wallenberg

It is with deep regret that the Board of Directors of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation announce that its Honorary Chairman, Econ. Dr. h.c. Peter Wallenberg has passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 19, 2015.

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Peter Wallenberg 1926-2015

Solar energy approaching new breakthroughs

The vision is to mimic photosynthesis that in the future can provide us with solar fuel using ordinary water as a raw material.

Energetic, leading solar researcher

Olle Inganäs’ research spans many fields. Emulating the patterns of nature is the unifying theme he is following.

New ideas on plaque can provide a functioning dementia medicine

Wallenberg Academy Fellow Henrik Zetterberg is following a new lead in the search for a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease.