Finnish technology makes computers smaller, brightens up jewellery and kills hospital bacteria. As the Millennium-winning ALD technology was originally developed in Finland, research in the field continues to prosper here.
Millennium Technology Prize
Dr. Tuomo Suntola was awarded the one-million-euro technology prize in Finland in May 2018.
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2018 Millennium Technology Prize for Tuomo Suntola – Finnish physicist’s innovation enables manufacture and development of information technology products
Finnish physicist Tuomo Suntola’s innovative technology, atomic layer deposition (ALD), has made our lives with high efficiency smartphones, computers and social media possible. ALD technology also offers medical and sustainable energy applications. The President of the Republic of Finland Mr Sauli Niinistö presented the eighth Millennium Technology Prize in Helsinki on 22 May 2018.
The Millennium Technology Prize’s partners use many awarded MTP innovations in their business and research.
American biochemist Frances Arnold was awarded the Millennium Technology Prize for her research on directed evolution in 2016. Arnold has developed a new and quick method for modifying proteins that mimics natural selection in a laboratory setting.