Monthly archives: April 2015

Marja Makarow Appointed Chairperson of the Board of Technology Academy Finland

The Board of Directors of Technology Academy Finland (TAF) has at the foundation’s annual meeting on 16 April 2015 appointed Professor Marja Makarow as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Technology Academy Finland for the next three-year term 2015–2017. Makarow is Vice President for Research of the Academy of Finland since 2012. She is also a member of the TAF Executive Committee since 2014. She served as Chairperson of the International Selection Committee of the Millennium Technology Prize in 2008.

Internship program to guide students after a gap year

Teknoloikka (‘Technology Leap’) is a programme by Technology Academy Finland (TAF) that intends to motivate young people to study technology. The programme consists of paid internships for high school graduates (or soon-to-be graduates) under 22. The programme offers 25 internships at 14 locations. The application period closes on 31 May 2015.