ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M and Nobel Media today announced an international partnership,
bringing together two respected organizations committed to the
advancement of innovation, education and scientific research.
Nobel Media extends the reach of the Nobel Prize to millions of people
around the world through inspirational events, digital media and special
exhibitions and activities related to the legacy of Alfred Nobel and the
achievements of the Nobel Laureates.
As one of a select group of international partners, 3M brings a breadth
and depth of scientific expertise and experience to the partnership. 3M
will collaborate with Nobel Media over several years to bring light to
important global issues, like the future of scientific education and
“We are honored to align 3M and everything we stand for with Nobel Media
and the values embodied by the Nobel Prize,” said Inge Thulin, Chairman,
President and Chief Executive Officer of 3M. “This partnership gives us
the opportunity to jointly focus on educating, inspiring and engaging a
broader audience on big issues that impact people’s lives around the
An important aspect of the partnership will be leveraging the shared
values of both Nobel Media and 3M to develop new concepts and activities
that expand the impact of each organization.
“Through science and research we can enlarge the world’s knowledge and
actually make the world a better place,” said Mattias Fyrenius, Chief
Executive Officer of Nobel Media. “At Nobel Media, our passion is to
share that view with the world and to inspire people to engage in areas
close to our heart; science, research, education, peace-related topics
and literature. We believe we share all those values with 3M and we are
therefore proud to announce our new partnership with them today.”
3M will be a sponsor of the Nobel Prize Series Dubai, which takes place
March 20-21, 2016 and will feature three Nobel Laureates – Martin
Chalfie (Chemistry, 2008), George F. Smoot (Physics, 2006) and Kurt
Wüthrich (Chemistry, 2002) – as well as business leaders, academics,
policymakers and students. The theme for the Dubai event will be
“Learning for Life,” with the goal of raising increased public
engagement in science.
About Nobel Media AB
Nobel Media spreads knowledge about Nobel Prize-awarded achievements and
stimulates interest in science, literature and peace in line with Alfred
Nobel’s vision and legacy. The company reaches a global audience of
millions through its high quality productions within broadcast and
digital media which includes the official Nobelprize.org
website and podcast, the Nobel Prize Concert, as well as a series of
intercontinental, inspirational lecture events featuring Nobel
Laureates. The company also manages a portfolio of publishing licenses,
footage sales, and live broadcast rights to the Nobel Prize Award
Please visit: Nobelprize.org,
Twitter: @NobelPrize, Facebook: facebook.com/Nobelprize,
Google +: plus.google.com/+NobelPrize
Nobel Media®, Nobel Prize® and Nobelprize.org® are registered trademarks
of the Nobel Foundation.
Disclaimer: Nobel Media AB is not directly or indirectly involved in the
process of nominating or selecting Nobel Laureates. These procedures are
strictly confidential and regulated by the Nobel Prize awarding
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