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Our work

Experimentation. Failure. And new ideas.

At the heart of the James Dyson Foundation are new ideas and new ways of thinking. Our work encourages young minds to explore engineering and learn the importance of hands-on experimentation – and the benefits of failure.

But those new ideas aren't limited to engineering. We also donate to medical and scientific research, as well as supporting the local community near Dyson's US HQ in Chicago.


Resources and workshops

Engineering is anything – and everything – but boring. Our teaching materials and education programs help young people explore engineering in the classroom.

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Partnering with top universities

The James Dyson Award encourages and supports university students with new ideas. We also partner with top universities so students have the support and resources they need to excel as engineers.

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Medical and scientific research

We support research to advance medicine and science. Our donations have contributed to cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art healthcare facilities.

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