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Tim Berners-Lee Receives Millennium Technology Prize in Helsinki

Tim Berners-Lee2004-06-14: W3C is pleased to announce that on 15 June in Helsinki, Ms. Tarja Halonen, President of the Republic of Finland, will present the first Millennium Technology Prize to W3C Director Tim Berners-Lee. The award is given in one of four disciplines for "outstanding technological achievements that directly promote people's quality of life, are based on humane values, and encourage sustainable economic development." The ceremonies are held in conjunction with the Millennium Technology Conference (Programme PDF 1.5MB) in Espoo, Finland on 13-16 June.