Professor Jarl-Thure Eriksson is a TAF activist of long standing who has witnessed the evolution of the Millennium Technology Prize since its birth. We now offer a rare opportunity to take a peek behind the scenes of the Millennium Technology Prize. The “tour” is guided by professor Jarl-Thure Eriksson – read the article!
Millennium Technology Prize
The invited art competition seeks to find exceptional and feasible proposals for artworks to be used as the Millennium Technology Prize object from 2020 onwards.
The former winners of the Millennium Technology Prize Dr Frances Arnold (2016) and Dr Robert Langer (2008) reveal more about their work. They highlight the extensive impact of science and innovation on the well-being of society. Check out our latest articles published in international media!
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!
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 work companies do for innovations have a tremendous global significance. Companies are needed to create concrete innovations from ideas and research results. Ari Ahonen, CEO of the Technology Academy Finland (TAF), encourages companies to nominate their radical innovations for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize.