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The annual event celebrates research, innovation and collaboration bringing together various disciplines and supporting the scientific development of and education in information and telecommunications technologies.
Due to the global pandemic situation, this year’s celebration took place virtually.
In the ceremony Pekka Lundmark, President and CEO of Nokia, gave keynote speech about technology trends and innovation. This was followed by Hannu Kauppinen, Chairman of the Nokia Foundation Board announcing the recipients of the Jorma Ollila Foundation, Nokia Foundation Scholarships, Fulbright Nokia Distinguished Chairs and Visiting Professors. Pinnacle of the ceremony was the announcement of the winner of the Nokia Foundation Award, Professor Yrjö Neuvo for the development of postgraduate education and collaboration with companies in Finland. The ceremony continued with a panel discussion with Pekka Lundmark, Professor Yrjö Neuvo and Sari Baldauf, Chair of the Board of Directors of Nokia hosted by Hannu Kauppinen.
See the recording of the event here.
Nokia Foundation Recognition Award 2021 (press release)