The Millennium Technology Prize – worth one million euros – is one of the world’s leading science and technology awards. The prize is given every two years to a technological innovation that enhances the quality of people’s lives and contributes to sustainable growth. The prize is awarded by Technology Academy Finland, an independent foundation established by Finnish high-tech industry in partnership with the Finnish government and academic institutions. The patron of the Prize Ceremony is the President of the Republic of Finland.
Candidates for the prize are sought across the world and from all fields of technology apart from military technology. Nominations are welcome from organizations such as universities, academies, research institutes and companies. The prize can be awarded to a single individual or to a team, and it is open to innovators of all nationalities.
Technology Academy Finland (TAF) is now inviting academies, universities, research institutes and companies to nominate candidate(s) for the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize.
A brochure of the nomination process and detailed guidelines can be found from the following link www.millenniumprize.fi/cfn.
The nomination material should be delivered to Technology Academy Finland by 31 July, 2015 at www.millenniumprize.fi/cfn.
Technology Academy Finland (TAF) is an independent foundation promoting innovations that improve the quality of people’s lives in a sustainable manner.