Receiving the Motorola Solutions Foundation grant for Beamline for Schools

The CERN & Society Foundation received a grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc., in support of the Beamline for Schools Competition 2019.

Through this grant, Beamline for Schools will reach out to more young people around the world, engaging them in the most creative way with scientific concepts and experimentation. The Motorola Solutions Foundation awards grants each year to organisations, such as the CERN & Society Foundation, which support and advance public safety programs and technology and engineering education initiatives.  

“The Motorola Solutions Foundation is honoured to and privileged to support the work of the CERN & Society Foundation,” said Matt Blakely, executive director of the Motorola Solutions Foundation. “We believe in organizations that are fostering innovation, building partnerships and driving change, and we’re proud to be part of the positive impact they’re making in communities.” 

BL4S is a CERN & Society project and has managed so far to engage more than 8,500 high-school students  from over 60 countries and about 900 teachers with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), aiming at nurturing and inspiring the next generation of scientists and innovators.

You can find out more about the competition, the beamline and experimental facilities, and read about winning teams from previous years on the BL4S website

About the Motorola Solutions Foundation 

The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable and philanthropic arm of Motorola Solutions. With employees located around the globe, Motorola Solutions seeks to benefit the communities where it operates. The foundation achieves this by making strategic grants, forging strong community partnerships and fostering innovation. The Motorola Solutions Foundation focuses its funding on public safety, disaster relief, employee programs and education, especially in science, technology, engineering and math.