Make a nomination
The nomination period for the 2022 Millennium Technology Prize has started. Nominations can be submitted until 31 October 2021.
The nominations are submitted via
We welcome nominations from around the world, from all fields of technology, excluding military technology.
The Millennium Technology Prize is awarded for groundbreaking technological innovations that benefit millions of people around the world.
The Millennium Technology Prize highlights the impact of science and innovations on the well-being and equality of humanmankind and the planet. The Prize is awarded for groundbreaking technological innovations that benefit millions of people around the world by:
- enhancing quality of life
- promoting sustainable development, like the efficient use of Earth’s resources, biodiversity, or mitigation of climate change
- generating applications with global commercial viability
- creating new accessible socio-economic value
- stimulating further cutting-edge research and development in science and technology
Adherence to an ethical Code of Conduct, if such has been at use at the time of the innovation in the institution or company where the innovation was made.
Nominations for the Prize are invited from organizations such as universities, research institutes, academies of science and technology, companies and NGO’s.
The Millennium Technology Prize can be awarded to an individual or to a team of any nationality. All individuals who deserve the Millennium Technology Prize for the proposed innovation must be named in the nomination. The Prize is intended for innovators in the active stage of their careers.
The nominator must contact the nominee(s) in advance to request permission for the nomination. Self-nominations are not accepted. The nominations are submitted via a portal that can be accessed through this page once the nomination period starts. All nomination materials are to be provided in English.
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