Vaisala – Partner of the Millennium Technology Prize


Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement. Headquartered in Finland, the company employs approximately 1,600 professionals worldwide.

With an 80-year history of leadership in weather instrumentation and industrial measurement, Vaisala continues to build on the legacy of its founder, Professor Vilho Väisälä, to provide the tools that help to safeguard people, property, and the planet.

Curiosity about the world has always been a driving force for Vaisala. Our success is based on a constant stream of world-class innovations. In a world of shifting global economies and environments, exploration and innovation are more important than ever before.

Since 2004, the one million euro Millennium Technology Prize has been awarded by the Technology Academy Finland (TAF). Vaisala is a proud supporter of the Millennium Technology Prize, which is awarded to groundbreaking technological innovations that enhance the quality of people’s lives in a sustainable manner.

We are committed to delivering observations for a better world; from mitigating the impact of extreme weather to improving industrial processes, Vaisala plays a role in the lives of billions around the world, working to protect people and property every day and into the future.