Navigation Links
Nominations to Technology Academy Finland for the Millennium Technology Prize 2014: Significant Increase on 2012, Boosted by Nominations in Life Sciences
Date:8/29/2013

and we will also celebrate all previous prize winners and the innovations they produced. We want to gain more visibility for the prize in order to convey the message about the importance of good technology in society."

The Millennium Technology Prize has a track record in picking scientists who later have gained solid international recognition. The winner of the first Millennium Technology Prize, in 2004, was Tim Berners-Lee for inventing the World Wide Web. In 2006, it went to Shuji Nakamura for inventing the first blue and white LEDs, while in 2008 it went to a biotech pioneer; Robert Langer won for his work on biomaterials and controlled drug release. In 2010, the winner was a chemist, the inventor of dye-sensitised solar cells, Michael Grätzel.

ROBUST JUDGING PROCESS

The International Selection Committee sifts and assesses the nominations according to several important criteria. The main criteria for the Millennium Technology Prize are that the innovation improves the quality of human life, has been applied in practice and it has the potential to generate new applications. Also, the International Selection Committee looks favourably on technologies which promote environmentally sustainable development.

Self-nominations are not permitted, and each individual and their innovation must be supported by at least two distinguished individuals from separate organisations.

The International Selection Committee makes its recommendation for the winner for the Board of Technology Academy Finland who ultimately chooses the winner.

THE INTERNATIONAL SELECTION COMMITTEE 2013-2014

The International Selection Committee is made up of eight world-class scientists. Each Committee member cannot serve for more than four awards, or eight years.

The full committee is as follows:

Chancellor Jarl-Thure Eriksson, Finland'/>"/>

SOURCE Technology Academy Finland
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Nominations Open for the Inaugural Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine
2. BRAVE Awards Now Accepting Nominations
3. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: SPDR Health Care Select Sector Fund, SPDR S&P 500, SPDRS&P Biotech ETF, PowerShares S&P SmallCap Health Care Portfolio and PowerShares Dynamic Biotechnology & Genome Portfolio
4. Rational Design of Modified Release Dosage Forms: From Pharmacokinetic Targets Through Technology Selection, new life science webinar hosted by Xtalks
5. HealthCare, Technology Briefing: Market Movers for the Week - Technologies-Scan Corp, GNC, Galena Biopharma, Immunomedics, Amarin
6. Bayer CropScience and MS Technologies Receive Approval for Balance GT Soybean Technology in the United States
7. ACRES Launches Global Clinical Research Network Technology Platform
8. American Museum of Agriculture Changes Name to Reflect Bayer CropScience’s Agriculture Tradition and World-Class Technology
9. Public Offerings of Common Stock, Financial Results, and Significant Progress in Key Development Programs - Research Report on BioCryst, Exelixis, Idenix, Puma Biotechnology, and Halozyme
10. Sanguine BioSciences Announces Distribution Partnership with AMS Biotechnology
11. Easy, Reliable Viscosity Measurements via Viscometer-Rheometer-on-a-Chip (VROC) Technology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... and NEW YORK , Dec. ... PTBIW), a biopharmaceutical company advancing patient care in critical ... of 3,500,000 shares of common stock, and warrants to ... stock, at an offering price of $4.00 per share ... share exercise price of $5.00, are exercisable immediately, and ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... December 23, 2014 “Preparative & ... HPLC, Flash), Consumables (Columns, Solvents, Buffers, Valves, Guages, ... & Agriculture) - Forecasts to 2019” provides a ... opportunities, current market trends, and strategies impacting the ... estimates and forecasts of the revenue and share ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... SoundConnect’s 2015 ... introduce cutting edge communication technology, provide continued ... platform upgrades. This webinar series demonstrates online ... their quest to leverage web conferencing’s most ... SoundConnect’s Marketing Manager, Seanna Baumgartner, “Our webinars ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... The report provides basic ... definition, classification, application and industry overview. This ... and product cost structure. Production is separated ... also covers upstream raw materials, equipment, downstream ... and proposals. In the end, the export ...
Breaking Biology Technology:PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 3Preparative and Process Chromatography Market is expected to reach $9 billion by 2019 - New Report by Marketsandmarkets 2Preparative and Process Chromatography Market is expected to reach $9 billion by 2019 - New Report by Marketsandmarkets 3Preparative and Process Chromatography Market is expected to reach $9 billion by 2019 - New Report by Marketsandmarkets 4SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 3Worldwide Methyl Mercaptan Market 2015-2020 Forecasts on Development & Trends Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2
... announces that a new market research report is ... Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications ... STUDY OBJECTIVES BCC,s ... an overview of the current and future characteristics ...
... a new Contract Research Organization (CRO), Agility Clinical, Inc., ... clinical research and consulting services to small and virtual ... Company was formed by David F. Hale, Chairman and ... to Hale, "Agility,s mission is to provide services to ...
... 2012  Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUXL ) today ... Global Healthcare Conference to be held June 4-7, 2012 at ... Chief Executive Officer and President, is scheduled to present an ... a.m. ET on Monday, June 4, 2012. A breakout session ...
Cached Biology Technology:Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 2Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 3Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 4Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 5Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 6Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 7Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 8Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 9Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 10Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 11Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 12Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 13Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 14Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 15Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 16Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 17Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 18Global Markets for Enzymes in Industrial Applications 19Agility Clinical, Inc., a Specialty Contract Research Organization is Formed 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference 2Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference 3Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference 4
(Date:12/15/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 12, 2014 Research ... announced the addition of the "Global Facial ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... the identification of individuals. Facial recognition system measures ... as nose, jaw edges, mouth, and the distance ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... PAUL, Minn. , Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... wireless physiologic monitoring, has released a new series ... needs of preclinical toxicology researchers. M series, part ... help toxicologists collect the best possible physiologic data ... Adding functional endpoints to toxicology studies ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... Dec. 9, 2014 CIE San Diego has ... provides the connective tissue that enhances care coordination among ... easily share client-level information; earned a second $1 million ... organizations serving seniors aging in community and; will be ... December 11 th 4-6p. CIE San ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 2Global Facial Recognition Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, Cognitec Systems, NEC and Safran Group 3New telemetry implants expected to change how large animal toxicology studies are conducted 2Community Information Exchange San Diego Launches Pilot, Secures $1 Million Expansion Grant, and Becomes a "Live Well San Diego" Partner 2Community Information Exchange San Diego Launches Pilot, Secures $1 Million Expansion Grant, and Becomes a "Live Well San Diego" Partner 3Community Information Exchange San Diego Launches Pilot, Secures $1 Million Expansion Grant, and Becomes a "Live Well San Diego" Partner 4
... Iowa - Some fisheries in the United States are ... to protect fish stocks, and Iowa State University researchers ... economic boon to the fishing industry., Quinn Weninger and ... costs under the old system and compared that to ...
... to the discovery of how to regenerate tissue damaged by ... PDGF as a key factor in the proliferation and transformation ... muscle and contributes to vessels. The study was published ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of ...
... computer gadgetry to monitor the ever-evolving landscape of our planet ... of a new knowledge exchange network being led by The ... by Dr Paul Aplin in the University,s School of Geography, ... Environment Research Council (NERC). It will focus on technology ...
Cached Biology News:New fisheries system will save about $20 million, Iowa State University researchers find 2New fisheries system will save about $20 million, Iowa State University researchers find 3Childrens Hospital LA discovers growth factor essential to epicardial cell function 2Keeping a watch on the world 2Keeping a watch on the world 3
LIVE/DEAD® Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity Kit *for animal cells* *2000 assays*...
... The SlowFade Light Antifade Kit is an ... seen with fluorescent dyes. This formulation of ... AMCA and Cascade Blue fluorophores that is ... This kit is available with the blue-fluorescent ...
Human Xg Affinity Purified Polyclonal Ab Keywords: Xg glycoprotein, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia Protein Family: ...
in vitro Translation, Accessory Products...
Biology Products: