2020 Millennium Technology Prize
The 2020 Millennium Technology Prize is a prestigious global science and technology prize awarded by Technology Academy Finland (TAF) on a biennial basis since 2004. It is worth 1 million euros. This award was first received by Sir Tim Berners-Lee for his discovery of the World Wide Web. Recently, Cambridge University chemists Shankar Balasubramanian and David Klenerman won this award for the development of a technology that hastens the genome sequencing process.