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About 3M

Innovation is a way of life at 3M, and ideas are constantly in motion. It’s the reason why, for more than a century, 3M has delivered practical and ingenious solutions to everyday problems around the world. We have made driving at night easier, made buildings safer, and made consumer electronics lighter, less energy-intensive and less harmful to the environment. We even helped put a man on the moon! Take a closer look at the world that is around you, and you’ll soon discover that 3M innovation is just about everywhere.

No limits

In the world of innovation, ideas have no limits. Every day, we bring people and technology together from around the globe to creatively generate new ideas that focus on making life easier. Through our culture of innovation, new and uncommon connections are happening every minute…inventive ideas, awesome technologies, clever solutions…all with one purpose in mind: to make progress possible.

Dare to dream

That’s why 3M is proud to partner with Discovery Education to present the Young Scientist Challenge – to cultivate the next generation of innovators, creative thinkers, and problem-solvers. Our world needs talented students like you to follow your passion for scientific exploration, discovery, and the dare to dream…so we can continue to find solutions to our everyday problems as well as create new possibilities we haven’t even thought of yet.

We invite you to enter the Young Scientist Challenge to create an innovative solution to an everyday problem. We hope this is one of many steps you take in your lifelong journey to discover the wonders of science that are all around you, just waiting to be explored.

With curiosity and innovation, you really can make a difference. We can’t wait to see your entry!

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