The Millennium Technology Prize is Finland’s prestigious tribute to innovations for a better life. The prize, one million euros, is awarded biennially for groundbreaking technological innovations that create new markets and benefit millions of people around the world.
Delayed for a year by the Covid-19 situation, the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize award ceremony was rescheduled for May 18, 2021. The ceremony, including the announcement of the winner, will be livestreamed and is open to everyone. Presenting the prize to the winner is President of Finland Sauli Niinistö.
The following day, the Millennium Innovation Forum takes place as a virtual event, with renowned speakers onsite and participants online. It celebrates the Millennium Technology Prize as an award for innovations that improve the quality of people’s lives. The Forum focuses on how research, knowledge and innovation can impact the wellbeing and future of human society.
The Millennium Innovation Forum provides a unique platform for discussing and exchanging ideas at the interface of revolutionary future technologies and innovations.
Let’s take good care of tomorrow
The Millennium Technology Prize is awarded to groundbreaking technological innovations that create new markets and benefit millions of people around the world.
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