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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Finland's Millennium Technology Prize 2010

Dear Sir/Madam,

The nomination period for the 2010 Millennium Technology Prize has now started. You are receiving this letter because we believe that candidates for the Millennium Technology Prize, the world’s largest technology award, may be working for you or be associated with your organisation.

The Millennium Technology Prize is a biannual award of one million euros given to a groundbreaking innovation that promotes people’s quality of life, contributes toward the realization of humane values and encourages sustainable development. Candidates for the 2010 Millennium Technology Prize are sought across the world and in all fields of technology. Nominations are welcomed from universities, academies, research institutes and industrial organisations. Citizens of all nations are eligible. The Millennium Technology Prize is awarded by the Technology Academy Foundation, an independent fund established together by the Finnish industry and the state of Finland.

The nominations should be sent to the Technology Academy Foundation preferably by email by 1st of October 2009.

We hope you will kindly distribute the enclosed information concerning the Millennium Technology Prize in your organisation to appropriate persons.

Enclosed you will find the Nomination Guide with a short description of the instructions for the nomination of candidates. More detailed information and nomination guidelines are to be found in the Foundation’s website:



With best regards,

Technology Academy Foundation
Dr.Tech. Ainomaija Haarla
President and CEO

Further information:
Ainomaija Haarla, President and CEO, ainomaija.haarla@millenniumprize.fi
Jaana Kymäläinen, Communications Manager, jaana.kymalainen@millenniumprize.fi

Visit Foundation’s website         Call for Nomination Guidelines (pdf)        Nomination form (pdf)