KTH´s Prizes and Awards
The KTH Royal Institute of Technology awards the following prizes to both internal and external recipients.
Honorary doctors at KTH
The KTH Great Prize
The KTH award for industrial collaboration
The grant from the Janne Carlsson Foundation for academic leadership
A fundraising foundation in the above Vice-Chancellor's name was founded in 1998. The aim was to stimulate people who were active in the Swedish academic world to develop leadership. Another aim was to honour Janne Carlsson for his work on the development and internationalization of Swedish academic life. The foundation will use its combined resources for one or more annual grants to one or more persons who made outstanding contributions to academic leadership in the previous year.The prize is currently SEK 50,000.
The Wallquist Berg Medal
This medal is awarded every ten years to a person who has made meritorious contributions to materials technology. The last medal was awarded at the ceremony in 2003. Anders Wärme was awarded the medal for his outstanding and important development work in the steel industry.
The Berg medal is made of pure gold and is 6 cm in diameter. On one side the medal has the inscription "for outstanding contributions to the Berg development and advancement" and on the other side bears an image of the donor himself.
The Wallquist Study Medal
The President´s equality and diversity prize
Teacher’s Prize/Educational prize