The Millennium Technology Prize is Finland's tribute to innovations for a better life, highlighting the Finnish practical and solution-focused mindset – one of the greatest strengths of Finland. The Prize is worth one million euros and it is awarded every second year.
The prize is awarded to disruptive technological innovations that: enhance the quality of people’s lives in a sustainable manner; have been applied in practice and are delivering extensive change now and in the future; and stimulate further cutting edge research and development in science and technology.
Candidates for the Prize are accepted from across the world and all fields of technology excluding military technology. Nominations for the Prize can be made by science academies, universities, research institutes and industrial organizations.
The prize is awarded every second year, the next time on May 22, 2018. The nomination period for the 2018 prize is April 3 through July 31, 2017.
Further information and instructions for submitting your nomination: http://taf.fi/en/millennium-technology-prize/call-for-nominations/millennium-technology-prize-nomination-instructions/