CERN’s discoveries already have a considerable impact on society, from pure knowledge to cutting-edge technological applications like the World Wide Web, touch screens, and PET scanners.

With your support, we can do more to spread the CERN spirit of scientific curiosity for the inspiration and benefit of society.

CERN has developed a programme of projects made possible by philanthropic support, with activities in these areas:


Education & Outreach

Bringing science to the next generation.

Innovation & Knowledge Exchange

Applying research to improve people's lives.

Culture & Creativity

Creative collisions between culture & science.