Year archive: 2013

Partner companies point way to top in science for Millennium Youth Campers

Application for the fifth international Millennium Youth Camp begins today. The camp, which is free of charge for the campers, will bring together next June 60 young people from around the world who are excited about the natural sciences, mathematics and technology. These gifted 16-19 year-olds will spend a week together working on scientific projects relating to sustainable development under the direction of experts, and will learn about Finnish innovations and research at companies and universities.

Nominations for the Millennium Technology Prize 2014: Significant increase on 2012, boosted by nominations in life sciences

HELSINKI (30 August 2013) – Nominations for the sixth Millennium Technology Prize have increased by almost 20 per cent, totalling 45, with double the number of candidates in life sciences following the 2012 award to stem-cell pioneer Dr Shinya Yamanaka. Nominations for the 2014 prize closed at the end of July. The Millennium Technology Prize –…