Advancing science for the benefit of humanity





We are a catalyst for advancing scientific research, strengthening the relationship between science and society, and honoring scientific achievement.

Discover more about our work, the research we support and the people who make it happen.

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Basic Research

At our institutes around the world, scientists explore the frontiers of science in astrophysics, nanoscience, neuroscience and theoretical physics.

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Science and Society

For science to benefit humanity, we must support more than research itself. We are committed to ensuring the people, processes and products of science contribute meaningfully to society.

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The Kavli Prize

We honor scientists for breakthroughs that transform our understanding of the big, the small and the complex.

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The future will be more spectacular than any of us can imagine.

- Fred Kavli.