Monthly archives: April 2014

Physicist Stuart Parkin wins 2014 Millennium Technology Prize for opening big data era

Technology Academy Finland (TAF) has today declared innovator Prof. Stuart Parkin as winner of the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize, the prominent award for technological innovation. The winner, who follows in the footsteps of past winners such as World Wide Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee and ethical stem cell pioneer Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, will be honoured at a ceremony in Helsinki, Finland, on Wednesday 7 May 2014.The prize is worth one million euros.