Advancing society through technology, inspiring breakthroughs in scientific knowledge, and promoting shared prosperity.
“If the past is any indicator of our future, today’s big bets won’t seem so wild in a few years’ time.” –Eric Schmidt, Founder
As a venture facility for public benefit, we drive discovery through investment in people, platforms, and partnerships. We aim to nurture the best ideas and most promising leaders, driving measurable results from new approaches to long-standing problems. Founded and led by Eric Schmidt, we are committed to serving society in new ways with working methods that are modern, fast, lean and professional.
Schmidt Science Fellows
Alliance for the American Dream
Israeli Women’s Postdoctoral Award
Inspiring breakthroughs in scientific knowledge by investing in platforms that support a new scientific research paradigm, encouraging risky and important new research, and growing new scientific leaders.
Demonstrating the role that technology can play in solving some of our toughest societal challenges, raising our level of collective ambition, and increasing access, quality, and speed for discovery and invention.
Eric And Wendy Schmidt Launch The Schmidt Science Fellows Program In Partnership With The Rhodes Trust