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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…

Alma Talent becomes Millennium Technology Prize partner

The media publisher Alma Talent has started cooperation with Technology Academy Finland (TAF) as a Millennium Technology Prize partner for 2020–2022. The partnership will boost dialogue and cooperation between the media, industry, the academic world and public organisations on topics related to innovations and sustainable development. Today, sustainable groundbreaking innovations of global importance are increasingly…

Markku Ellilä Appointed New CEO for Technology Academy Finland

The strategic leadership and global business expert will take the helm of the foundation behind the international Millennium Technology Prize next autumn. Dr Markku Ellilä will assume the duties of CEO at Technology Academy Finland (TAF) on 1 September 2020. Dr Ellilä has long experience in strategic leadership, global technology business and research. His track…