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Millennium Technology Prize
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.
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Finnish physicist Tuomo Suntola was awarded the 2018 Millennium Technology Prize for his innovative technology, atomic layer deposition (ALD). Follow his path from childhood to the prize with our Question & Answer interview.
The world’s largest technology prize will be awarded in May for the eighth time. The international, one-million-euro prize is awarded to a technological innovation that enhances people’s quality of life and promotes sustainable development. The 2018 Millennium Technology Prize is awarded by Technology Academy Finland.