Paula Risikko, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, has given the innovation award for women to Professor Heli Jantunen for inventing a low-temperature method for producing ceramic components. Professor Jantunen works at the University of Oulu.
Nominations for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize open on 1 April 2019 – launching a worldwide call for proposals for the one-million-euro prize
Nomination period for one of the world’s most important awards for a ground-breaking innovation will run until 31 July 2019.
Paula Risikko, Speaker of Parliament, has handed over the Innovation award for women to Päivi Myllärinen, Doctor of Food Sciences.
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 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.
Technology Academy Finland awards a Finnish biotech company: Millennium Distinction Award goes to MetGen, producer of industrial enzymes
Technology Academy Finland (TAF) has given the Millennium Distinction Award to MetGen Oy, a company specialising in directed evolution, also known as protein engineering.