The nomination period for the sixth Millennium Technology Prize begins on 14th January 2013 and remains open until 31st July 2013. Nominations are sought from universities, academies, research institutes and industrial organizations all over the world. Every eligible organization has the opportunity to nominate candidates from all fields of technology except for military technology.
Citizens of all nations are eligible for the Millennium Technology Prize. It can be awarded to a single individual or to a team, and can be shared between a number of individuals who have made essentially equal contributions to the success of an innovation. Self nominations are not accepted.
Nomination material must be provided in English and delivered to Technology Academy Finland by 31st July 2013 through a secure web based system.
For specific guidelines and enquiries regarding the submission of nominations, please contact Ph.D. Juha Ylä-Jääski, President and CEO of Technology Academy Finland, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All nomination material must be presented in English. In case you wish to nominate two or more persons for the same innovation, please send a separate nomination for each nominee. Any attached files that are common to nominees need only be sent once.
A nomination must include the following documents:
- Nominee’s Curriculum Vitae (1-3 pages)
Each Nominee’s CV should be a concise list which includes details of education, positions of responsibility held, industrial and academic affiliations, a list of key patents and publications, honours granted and awards received. Separate CVs must be supplied for each nominee.
- Nomination Letter (1-5 pages)
The Nomination Letter and any possible appendices should cover the following topics:
- Specific details of the cited innovation and the underlying technological development
- The present and future impact of the innovation on quality of life and sustainable development
- Identification of each nominee and their role in the innovation process
- Details of each nominee’s current activities
- Copies of possible media coverage concerning the nominee and the cited innovation.
- Two Supporting Letters (1-3 pages each)
Letters supporting the nomination written by two distinguished individuals from separate organisations must be provided. These letters must refer explicitly to both the nominee and the innovation presented in the Nomination Letter. Additional supporting letters may be submitted if they are considered necessary to describe particular features of the nominee and/or the innovation.