Stuart Parkin won Millennium Technology Prize 2014. British-American physicist Stuart Parkin won Millennium Technology Prize 2014. He was selected for this years award for his discoveries that lead to a thousand-fold increase in digital data storage on magnetic disks. The Prize is worth of 1 million euro and it was announced by the Technology Academy Finland in Finland on 9 April 2014.
The Millennium Technology Prize was initiated in 2004 by the Technology Academy Finland. It is biennial award given for technological innovations that significantly improve the quality of people’s lives.