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.
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.
Päivi Törmä, a professor at Aalto University and the Chair of the Millennium Technology Prize International Selection Committee, highlights the importance of the Prize. Törmä encourages all organizations around the world to nominate candidates for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize. Watch the video!
The Board of Technology Academy Finland TAF invited highly distinguished professionals from Aalto University to represent and promote the Millennium Technology Prize as MTP Fellows.
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.
Job applications from doctoral candidates in Turku are welcomed from 12.2.–28.2.2019.