Winners of the Knowledge Awards 2009:
Education: Bengt Johansson, National Centre for Mathematics Education,University of Gothenburg, who shares the prize with Attila Szabo, maths teacher at St. Erik's Upper Secondary School in Stockholm
Trade and Industry: Patrik Hadenius, the magazine Språktidningen
Public Sector: Brottsoffermyndigheten (Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority), for Rättegångsskolan
Organisations: Snilleblixtarna in Sweden
Other activities/unique personal achievements: Mats-Eric Nilsson, for the book "Hemlige kocken"
The International Honorary Prize was awarded to Jeffrey Sachs, Professor of Economics at Columbia University, for his work on how to eradicate poverty in the world, and on how we can achieve sustainable development.