nEwS & uPdatES · FOCUS FINLAND 2012 · CoMPilEd By KATJA PANTzAR T Green dIplomacy he United States embassy in Helsinki is planning a new, onsite innovation centre that will showcase energyefficient construction technologies. Part of the embassy's extensive 75 million-euro renovation due for completion in 2014, it is hoped that the centre will turn the embassy into the world's greenest. http://finland.usembassy.gov S 4 the Great outdoorS PHoto: viSitfinland.com / markkU janHonen lated to open in early 2013, Finnish Nature Centre Haltia will showcase Finnish nature and biodiversity in Espoo's Nuuksio National Park, 25 kilometers from Helsinki's city centre. Part of the City of Espoo's contribution to the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 venture, the striking building will mark a new era of construction in Finland with its ground-breaking use of large prefabricated wood-based elements in a major public building. www.visitespoo.fi T ScIence StarS he third annual Millennium Youth Camp will offer maths, science and technology talents a chance to work together and meet top scientists in Finland. The summer camp encourages young people to network and help them launch a science or technology career. In 2011, nearly 1,500 teenagers from 100 countries applied to take part. The main organisers are the Finnish Science Education Centre LUMA and the Technology Academy Finland, which awards the world's largest technology prize. The Millennium Technology Prize recognises innovations that improve quality of life. The prize is worth more than one million euros. Almost 40 candidates are nominated for the 2012 Prize. Established in 2002, the Prize will be awarded for the fifth time in June 2012. www.technologyacademy.fi www.millenniumprize.fi
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