Yearly archives: 2020

TAF CEO wishes you Happy Holidays!

“The year 2020 is coming to an end. I started as CEO of Technology Academy Finland in September, with the target of making the Millennium Technology Prize even more relevant and better known globally than it is today. It has been quite a special year. The Millennium Technology Prize was to be handed out in…

TAF Vice-chair of the board Dr. Leni von Bonsdorff appointed as IPFA Executive Director

Dr. Leni von Bonsdorff, Vice-chair of the board of Technology Academy Finland has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the International Plasma and Fractionation Association (IPFA). IPFA is an international association for not-for-profit plasma fractionators and national blood services. The association helps its member organisations in ensuring and sustaining reliable access to lifesaving…

Video: Get to know our new MTP Trophy!

    The Milky Way artwork by sculptor Pekka Jylhä embodies the spirit of the global Millennium Technology Prize by focusing on the extensive impact of technology and innovation on the well-being of societies and sustainable future. The President of the Republic of Finland will present the new piece of art along with a one…

When art meets technology – New trophy for The Millennium Technology Prize by sculptor Pekka Jylhä

Pekka Jylhä’s Milky Way artwork embodies the spirit of the global Millennium Technology Prize by focusing on the extensive impact of technology and innovation on the well-being of societies and sustainable future. The President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö will present the new piece of art along with a one million euro prize…

The Millennium Youth Prize finals will be held online

The final of the Millennium Youth Prize competition will be held online on Friday 9 October at 1 pm. The link for the online final will be published on the Aalto University event page. The Millenium Youth Prize competition organised by Technology Academy Finland and Aalto University inspires teenagers to become involved in technology and innovation.…