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Who we are

Who we are

The Spectris Foundation was created in July 2021 by an endowment of £15,000,000 from Spectris Plc. The Foundation predominantly supports access to a high quality education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) by distributing grants in these fields. A small percentage of funding is used for community projects selected by Spectris Plc staff.

The Spectris Foundation is a Charity Incorporated Organisation registered in England and Wales, Charity No. 1195233.

Our vision and mission

Our Vision is to enable a cleaner, healthier and more productive world through STEM education.

Our Mission is to advance education in STEM subjects, with the particular focus on increasing diversity, tackling inequalities and improving the representation of underprivileged students. The foundation operates internationally in the UK, the United States, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, China, Brazil, South Korea, Japan, India and other countries in which our trustees feel a grant would be beneficial.