Sir Tim wins Millennium Technology Prize

Tim Berners-Lee, the acknowledged inventor of the world wide web, has been given the Millennium Technology Prize by the Finnish Technology Award Foundation.

The prize, worth 1 million Euros, is handed out every other year for innovations stemming from research in the following areas:

  • Health Care and Life Sciences
  • Communications and Information
  • New Materials and Processes
  • Energy and the Environment

The press release is available online, and a story from BBC News contains a picture of Sir Tim with his Macintosh.