The presentation of the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize to the biochemist Frances Arnold won considerable attention from the world’s media.
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Biochemical engineer Frances Arnold wins 2016 Millennium Technology Prize for ‘directed evolution’ revolution
Technology Academy Finland (TAF) has today declared American innovator Frances Arnold as winner of the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize, the prominent award for technological innovations that enhance the quality of people’s lives.
The Finnish one million euro prize for an innovation promoting better life and sustainable development will be awarded in Helsinki on 24 May.
Irish youth marvel at Finnish technological competence but shiver in the early spring cold.
Candidates for the Millennium Technology Prize were under assessment by an international selection committee in Helsinki.
The Millennium Technology Prize is Finland’s tribute to innovations for a better life. The aims of the prize are to promote technological research and Finland as a high-tech Nordic welfare state.