Global Young Scientists Summit – call for nominations
Technology Academy Finland has the honor to nominate candidates from Finland for the Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) 2024.
Time: 8–12 January 2024
Global Young Scientists Summit in Singapore brings together bright young researchers and top scientific minds from around the world to discuss science and technology trends, future game changers, and how research could address major global challenges. Young scientists from Finland have once again a chance to be nominated as candidates by Technology Academy Finland, GYSS partnering organization in Finland.
GYSS is a multi-disciplinary summit that covers topics including chemistry, physics, medicine, mathematics, computer science, and engineering. Speakers at the Summit include recipients of the Nobel Prize, Fields Medal, Turing Award and Millennium Technology Prize – the pre-eminent global technology prize awarded by Technology Academy Finland.
At the Global Young Scientists Summit, participants will take part in lectures, plenary sessions, and panel discussions. They will have the opportunity to interact with and be mentored by speakers in informal small group sessions.
“Absolutely the best thing was sitting down with some of the most influential people in history and listening to their stories. I never imagined I would get a chance to talk to these people.”Robert Pylkkänen, Aalto University, GYSS 2018
Criteria for the GYSS nominations made by Technology Academy Finland
A candidate must
- be 35 years old or younger
- be a researcher in a Finnish university or a Finnish research institute
- speak fluent English
- possess a strong interest in science and research
- display commitment to their principal field of study and to interdisciplinary work
THE NOMINATIONS ARE CLOSED AND THE APPLICATIONS THAT WERE SUBMITTED IN TIME ARE BEING PROCESSED.
Global Young Scientists Summit
National Research Foundation Singapore
“Hearing about several different fields and discussing with scientists of different backgrounds gave me the feeling of being part of the scientific community as a whole. I also felt hope from hearing about how passionately people are working towards a better future.”Nora Wilson, Åbo Akademi, GYSS 2018
Read about the experiences of our selected candidates in previous years:
Young scientists meet Millennium Technology Prize winners in Singapore
The Global Young Scientists Summit once again unites Millennium Technology Prize and Nobel Prize winners with some of the best young scientists from all over the world in late January. Technology Academy Finland sends five Finnish scientists to this high-level summit taking place in Singapore.Read more ›