Science Centre

Industry trends, expert advice, and application tips. Learn how 3M science can help advance your business, enhance your home, and improve your life.

  • FIRST Robotics Competition: delivering a brighter future.

    FIRST Robotics Competition: delivering a brighter future.

    3M’s Randy Frank shares how investing in programs like the FIRST Robotics Competition is helping to deliver a brighter future for all of us.

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  • McKnight principles: how to stay relevant for a century.

    McKnight principles: how to stay relevant for a century.

    Courage, collaboration, and “experimental doodling”: the management vision that has helped 3M stay competitive since 1902.

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  • 12 electrical tips and tricks with 3M products.

    12 electrical tips and tricks with 3M products.

    3M’s resident electrical expert gives his best electrical tips to help improve your electrical maintenance jobs and electrical installation applications.

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  • Mentoring Canada’s youth for STEM success.

    Mentoring Canada’s youth for STEM success.

    Scientist and science communicator Jennifer Gardy shares her thoughts on the importance of creating positive mentorship experiences for Canada’s youth.

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  • Five unbelievable 3M inventions.

    Five unbelievable 3M inventions.

    From better homes to better businesses, these five unbelievable discoveries have helped put decades of improvements within reach.

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  • Overcoming three assembly challenges to build better robots.

    Overcoming three assembly challenges to build better robots.

    Learn how the FIRST robotics competition is helping students build a better robot today, and a brighter future for tomorrow.

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  • My favourite product from my food safety testing internship.

    My favourite product from my food safety testing internship.

    How 3M™ Petrifilm™ Brand products helped intern Kritika Sood overcome the challenges of traditional food safety testing methods, to deliver fast, reliable results.

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  • Staphylococcus aureus: The impact on surgical site infections.

    Staphylococcus aureus: The impact on surgical site infections.

    The risk of developing surgical site infections is directly linked to staphylococcus aureus. Here’s what you should know.

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  • 3 technologies for building new renewable energy sources.

    3 technologies for building new renewable energy sources.

    Canada is seeing rapid growth in renewable energy sources. 3M’s Renewable Energy expert, Paolo Rocca, looks at the technologies helping support this trend.

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  • The future workforce cares about your sustainability goals.

    The future workforce cares about your sustainability goals.

    How do we attract and maintain top talent for years to come? Learn what today’s students are looking for from their future employers.

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  • What does the future of transport hold?

    What does the future of transport hold?

    The future of transport promises several changes in the way we’ll travel. Find out here the different changes we can expect.

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  • The top challenges in today’s food safety testing market.

    The top challenges in today’s food safety testing market.

    From shifting regulations to microbiological challenges – industry leaders share the most pressing food safety testing challenges in their operations.

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  • 8 top science stories of 2018.

    8 top science stories of 2018.

    Here’s a quick roundup of our top science stories of 2018.

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  • Linking sustainability strategy to business strategy.

    Linking sustainability strategy to business strategy.

    Sustainability goals must be more than a checklist. Learn how experts from Canadian companies are making a more meaningful impact in their businesses.

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  • Taking STEM beyond the classroom and into the community.

    Taking STEM beyond the classroom and into the community.

    Jennifer Gardy shares advice on taking STEM education out of the classroom into the community.

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  • Splice shield connection study: impact of field conditions.

    Splice shield connection study: impact of field conditions.

    Do you really know how your cables will stand up to field conditions? 3M’s George Fofeldea’s shares new data to help you choose your splice with confidence.

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  • The science of surviving the holidays.

    The science of surviving the holidays.

    Here are four tips on how you can survive the holidays.

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  • Experiential learning: equipping Canada’s youth for success.

    Experiential learning: equipping Canada’s youth for success.

    Scientist and science communicator Jennifer Gardy shares her thoughts on creating a future-ready education system for Canada’s youth through experiential learning.

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