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Engineering the future

Our mission is to inspire the next generation of design engineers.

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A young engineer in practice.

The James Dyson Foundation provides the materials and mentorship that budding inventors need, so that they can get hands-on with problems, think differently, and find solutions.

Classroom resources

Classroom resources

Spark their creativity

Our fun, free education materials help young people get to grips with the design process, introducing them to the reality of engineering in the classroom.

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Challenge Cards


Can you skewer a balloon without popping it? Or make raisins dance? Dyson engineers have designed these STEM challenges to encourage inquisitive young minds to get excited about engineering.

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Support at every step

As well as our school resources, we offer workshops and after school programs and invest in medical and scientific research.

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Celebrating fresh thinking

Do you have an idea that solves a problem? The James Dyson Award runs annually in 27 countries and could help launch your invention on a global scale.

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