Tekes launches Millennium Technology Prize

October 17, 2003

Brussels, 16 Oct 2003

Finland's national technology agency, Tekes, has launched the Millennium Technology Prize, and is currently seeking nominations.

The competition is open to citizens of all nations, providing they are nominated by an approved organisation.

The award is described by Tekes as an acknowledgement of technological innovation with major benefits to the environment and citizens. Nominations must be relevant for one of the following four categories: energy and the environment; communication and information; new materials and processes; health care and life sciences.

The prize totals one million euro, which will be awarded for the first time in June 2004 following a decision by an international award selection committee.

For further information, please consult the following web address:
Remarks: The closing date for nominations is 31 December 2003.

CORDIS RTD-NEWS / © European Communities

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