Dr. Shinya Yamanaka received the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize for the ethical stem cells research he pioneered in, and focuses now on making the process more efficient.
Frances Arnold promotes the green revolution and wants to offer a strong role model for women in engineering.
The international technology prize boosts Finland’s reputation as a country of innovation.
LED lights have become a mass product from ten years ago when the innovation that led to their development won the Millennium Technology Prize. As LEDs remain far from their maximum output rating, the future looks bright indeed.
Candidates for the Millennium Technology Prize were under assessment by an international selection committee in Helsinki.
The Millennium Technology Prize is Finland’s tribute to innovations for a better life.