75 innovations nominated for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize

A total of 75 innovations (invented by altogether 257 innovators) were nominated for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize. The number of nominations was similar as in the previous round. The majority of the nominations were in the fields of life sciences, including health and food, as well as in information and communications technology and smart systems.

Leni von Bonsdorff joins the TAF Board

Doctor of Technology Leni von Bonsdorff has been appointed as a member of the Board of the Technology Academy Finland (TAF). von Bonsdorff follows in footsteps of Jarl-Thuren Eriksson as a representative of The Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in Finland (STV). von Bonsdorff is the Chair of the Board of STV.

The Falling Walls Lab: Great minds, 3 minutes, 1 day

Present your research project, business plan or social initiative – in just 3 minutes! And win a trip to Berlin. The Falling Walls Lab is an international forum for the next generation of outstanding innovators and creative thinkers. Its aim is to promote exceptional ideas and to connect promising scientists and entrepreneurs from all fields on a global level.