At 3M we seek to observe, understand and solve. What we believe is simple: We are people committed to helping other people. Every day we help tackle problems, big and small, in pursuit of our vision to improve every life.

Committed to the journey

October 22, 2019

Creating meaningful solutions doesn’t just happen through one “ah ha” moment. It’s a process that requires much more.

scientists working in a laboratory

What motivates the scientists at 3M? A keen desire to solve human problems, both big and small.

Driven by collaboration across disciplines, 3M scientists and employees are committed to a common purpose: helping improve the lives of others through impactful innovations.


Scientists at 3M don’t just innovate for innovation’s sake. Instead, they go beyond – to truly listen, observe and understand another’s perspective in ways that lead to meaningful solutions. This process involves time, dedication and a relentless pursuit of the question, “How can we do things better and better?”

Learn how 3M develops everyday solutions inspired by people.


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