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Welcome to the Star Scientific Foundation – a pioneering charitable organisation dedicated to improving lives by funding and promoting scientific innovation, education, creativity and advanced medical research.

Here at the Star Scientific Foundation we believe that by encouraging the students, teachers, scientists and medical researchers of today, we will help create the leading minds of tomorrow – and that they will achieve breakthroughs in science, medicine and engineering that we can barely imagine.

Our parent company, STAR SCIENTIFIC, is uniquely focused on achieving significant breakthroughs in clean, green, safe and affordable energy for global rollout. The Star Scientific Foundation is taking that dedication to science, innovation, technology and education and using it to improve lives, in Australia and throughout the world.

Whether it’s supporting activities to develop a more sustainable planet, or progressive creative programs assisting children in need, providing funding for medical research to cure devastating disease and disability, or education programs to nurture the rising scientific stars of tomorrow, the Star Scientific Foundation is about dreaming the impossible dream – and making it happen.

Focus Areas

Promoting Scientific Education & Innovation

AIM: To encourage and reward scientific education and innovation today, in order to inspire and develop the inventors, innovators and leading scientific minds of tomorrow. Click here to read about Promoting Scientific Education & Innovation.

Advancing Medical Research

AIM: To do more than dream. To create a future where many of today’s diseases, disorders and disabilities are a thing of the past. To confine the word “incurable” to history. Click here to read about Advancing Medical Research.

Encouraging Creative Innovation & Education

AIM: To encourage and nurture creative and cross disciplinary thinking and teaching to help solve complex, scientific issues. Click here to read about Encouraging Creative Innovation and Teaching.


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    Season's Greetings

    Best Wishes from all of us at Star Scientific Foundation and Star Scientific Limited

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    to improve lives by funding innovative education and advanced research to achieve the scientific and medical breakthroughs of the future.

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