Picosun’s success brings Chairman of the Board Kustaa Poutiainen the National Entrepreneur Award of Finland 2020
ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Chairman of the Board and founder of Picosun Group, Mr. Kustaa Poutiainen, has been awarded as Finland’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2020. Mr. Poutiainen received the National Entrepreneur Award in the annual meeting of the Federation of Finnish Enterprises in Jyväskylä on 17th October. The award is given every year to four Finnish entrepreneurs as a recognition of exceptional entrepreneurship.
Picosun provides ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) thin film coating solutions to global microelectronics and other industries. ALD was invented in Finland in 1974 by Picosun Board Member Dr. Tuomo Suntola, who in 2018 received the Millennium Technology Prize in recognition of his invention. ALD is a mature, key enabling technology in today’s semiconductor manufacturing, realizing the development of modern microelectronics according to the Moore’s Law. ALD is expanding rapidly to other fields of industry as well, and it is expected to bring a fundamental disruption especially to healthcare technologies, where Picosun’s PicoMEDICAL™ solutions have already enabled several new innovations.
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