Yearly archives: 2019

The Falling Walls Lab: Great minds, 3 minutes, 1 day

Present your research project, business plan or social initiative – in just 3 minutes! And win a trip to Berlin. The Falling Walls Lab is an international forum for the next generation of outstanding innovators and creative thinkers. Its aim is to promote exceptional ideas and to connect promising scientists and entrepreneurs from all fields on a global level.

Cecilia Tortajada in an interview

Meet our new member of the Millennium Technology Prize’s International Selection Committee, Dr. Cecilia Tortajada. She works on impacts of global changes, water resources, environment, food and energy at National University of Singapore. “I expect this prize to stress the social value of technological development even further and how it has been used to improve the quality of life of human kind”, she says.

The Millennium Youth Prize competition opens soon!

The Millennium Technology Prize highlights the extensive impact of science and innovation on the well-being of society. Inspired by this, Aalto University and Technology Academy Finland TAF (the home of the Millennium Technology Prize) are organizing for the second time The Millennium Youth Prize competition, a competition for innovators who are under 19 years old.