The nomination period for 2018 Millennium Technology Prize, given by Technology Academy of Finland, has opened on April 3, 2017. The Call for nominations can be found here: http://taf.fi/en/millennium-technology-prize/call-for-nominations/. Everyone can nominate candidates.
The nomination instructions, as copied from the page are:
- The nomination should include a Nomination Letter with a concise description of the cited innovation and the underlying technology, an assessment of the present and future impact of the innovation, as well as identification of the role of each nominee in the innovation process.
- A concise separate CV must be supplied for each nominee.
- All nomination material must be presented in English.
- Please note that self-nomination is not allowed.
The general principles of the Millennium Technology Prize, as copied from the page, are:
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