A total of 72 innovations and 105 individuals were nominated for the 2018 Millennium Technology Prize by the nomination deadline. Health technology, biomedicine and materials and process technology received the most nominations.
Changes at Technology Academy Finland Ari Ahonen Appointed New President and CEO The Board of Technology Academy Finland (TAF) has appointed Dr. Ari Ahonen the Foundation’s new President and CEO as of September 1, 2017. Current holder of the position Juha Ylä-Jääski will retire on September 1. TAF Chair of the Board Marja…
Technology Academy Finland (TAF) invites the scientific and innovation community around the world to nominate candidates for the 2018 Millennium Technology Prize. The nomination period opens today and nominations will be accepted until July 31, 2017. The one million euro Prize is one of the largest innovation prizes in the world. It is awarded for groundbreaking technological innovations that help solve the great challenges of humankind in a sustainable manner. The winner will be announced on May 22, 2018.
The presentation of the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize to the biochemist Frances Arnold won considerable attention from the world’s media.
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.