President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö is the Patron of the Millennium Technology Prize. In his message for the Prize he stresses the importance of science, technology and innovations for better life.
The Chair of the Millennium Technology Prize’s International Selection Committee prof Päivi Törmä highlights the importance of cooperation in the Engineer: “Now, our academic institutions and the private sector are, almost exclusively, separate entities when it comes to research. This means some of the world’s most brilliant minds now work in relative isolation –.” Read the whole article!
Our story rises from the integration of human values and technological know-how. Technological innovations serve the common good, build bridges across cultural boundaries, and create a better, cleaner and more sustainable world in which everyone has room to live.
Vaisala, a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement, has started as a Millennium Technology Prize Partner on the 1st of October 2019.
Would you like know who’s responsible for the magic happening at Technology Academy Finland TAF, the home of the Millennium Technology Prize? Get to know our wonderful team members, as we tell about our roles and favorite innovations in everyday life!
As we await the announcement of the 2019 Nobel Prize winners, it’s time to question why female scientists still lag behind their male colleagues. Read Marja Makarow’s opinion in the Scientist.