2021 Final Virtual Event

Event Concluded


Join the conversation on Twitter & follow along as this year’s 3M Young Scientist finalists compete virtually for the title of - America’s Top Young Scientist!

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The finalists have worked all summer with a 3M scientist on inventions that could reshape the way we live our lives! We invite you to join us virtually as the finalists compete in hands-on challenges, present their final innovations to a panel of judges, and find out in real-time who our 2021 grand prize winner is!


Hands-on Challenges
Join us as we kick-off the 2021 3M Young Scientist Challenge – Virtual Final Event! You'll have a chance to see pairs of the ten 3M Young Scientist national finalists work together to solve two specially designed challenges.

Hands-on Challenge 1 - Monday, October 18 at 2:00 - 4:45pm ET

Hands-on Challenge 2 - Monday, October 18 at 6:30- 9:45pm ET

Final Presentations
Tune in Tuesday, October 19 at 1:00pm - 3:30pm ET to see the ten 3M Young Scientist national finalists present their projects to an esteemed panel of judges.

Awards Ceremony
Join us on Tuesday, October 19 at 6:15pm - 7pm ET to find out who will be named this year's Top Young Scientist!

Final Event Agenda and Details