CERN technology features heavily in our day-to-day lives, from ultra-efficient thermal solar energy collectors to medical imaging devices such as PET scanners... even the World Wide Web. Through a combination of scientific serendipity and CERN's dedication to sharing its discoveries, innovations derived from advances in particle physics research have had an immeasurable influence on society. CERN actively strives to increase the number of advances it brings to society, and is developing projects to drive this innovation. Your donations can help make these projects a reality.

KiCad development

Creating a Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) suite for electronic hardware design.


A free on-line data repository to safely store and share research findings.