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Monthly archives: June 2019
Technology Academy Finland’s Chair of the Board, Prof Marja Makarow has been appointed to the European Innovation Council Advisory Board. The Board will provide strategic leadership to the European Innovation Council (EIC). It will oversee the roll out of the current pilot and lead the strategy and design of the EIC under Horizon Europe.
Nomination period for one of the world’s most important awards for a ground-breaking innovation will run until 31 July 2019. Here are some tips how to nominate your candidate for the Prize. Watch a video!
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.
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 Chair of Technology Academy Finland (TAF) Marja Makarow is awarded an honorary doctorate of technology at Aalto University.