Technology Academy Finland

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Technology Academy Finland (formerly Millennium Prize Foundation and Finnish Technology Award Foundation) is an independent foundation established in 2003 by Finnish industry and the Government of Finland in partnership.[1][2][3]

The foundation's objectives include promoting Finland as a high-tech country by strengthening and bringing together domestic and international networks, actively participating in public discussion and encouraging children and young people to study technology, natural sciences and mathematics.[4][5] Technology Academy Finland's actions reflect the principles of Corporate social responsibility (CSR), and it is a participant of United Nations Global Compact initiative.[6][7]

Technology Academy Finland awards the biennial, 1-million euro Millennium Technology Prize and grants other rewards [8][9][10] The foundation also runs associated events like Millennium Innovation Forum.[11] The patron of the Millennium Technology Prize prize is the President of Finland.[12][13]

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  1. ^ "In English".
  2. ^ "Millennium-teknologiapalkinto".
  3. ^ "Millennium-palkinto jakaa mielipiteitä". 17 April 2004.
  4. ^ "In English".
  5. ^ "Millennium Youth Prize".
  6. ^ "Technology Academy Finland | UN Global Compact". Retrieved 2022-06-02.
  7. ^ "Partners".
  8. ^ "Story".
  9. ^ "Millennium Graduate Student Contest".
  10. ^ "Millennium Youth Prize".
  11. ^ "Millennium Innovation Forum".
  12. ^ "Award Ceremony 2022".
  13. ^ "President of the Republic of Finland presented Millennium Technology Prize to developers of fast, low-cost DNA sequencing". 19 May 2021.

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