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3M and Nobel Media Partner to Explore “The Future of Ageing” at Nobel Prize Dialogue, Madrid, May 22

May 16, 2019

ST. PAUL, Minn. & MADRID--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2019--

Nobel Laureates will meet in Madrid with experts and other curious minds to discuss the challenges related to getting older at the Nobel Prize Dialogue on May 22, 2019.

During the conference, discussions will range from key questions such as how long we will live in the future to how long we can afford to live and how long we ought to live. Other panels will consider how education needs to change in an ageing society and the rights of older people and health-related aspects of living longer. A special focus will also be devoted to discussing diseases of ageing, such as dementia and cancer, and how science can contribute to solving urgent issues.

“3M’s support of this important event represents our commitment to advancing scientific research and education on the future of ageing,” said Kourosh Motalebi, 3M Corporate Affairs, leading 3M–Nobel Strategic Relationship. “As part of a select group of Nobel International Partners, we hope to inspire students and experts to continue the dialogue about the scientific, economical and philosophical questions around ageing.”

The dialogue will feature esteemed Nobel Laureates Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel Laureate in Literature, 2010; Edvard Moser, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 2014; Ada Yonath, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 2009; Finn Kydland, Laureate in Economic Sciences, 2004; and Edmund Phelps, Laureate in Economic Sciences, 2006.

3M and Nobel Media have collaborated since 2016 to hold international, inspirational events that have brought Nobel Laureates to United Arab Emirates, India, Tokyo, Singapore, Korea and Chile. Their work together will continue over several years to bring light to important global issues.

About 3M

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $33 billion in sales, our 93,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews.

About Nobel Media AB

Nobel Media spreads knowledge about Nobel Prize-awarded achievements and stimulates interest in science, literature and peace in line with Alfred Nobel’s vision and legacy. The company reaches a global audience of millions through its high quality productions: The official digital channels of the Nobel Prize, the Nobel Prize Concert, as well as a series of intercontinental, inspirational lecture events featuring Nobel Laureates. The company also manages a portfolio of publishing licenses, footage sales, and live broadcast rights to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies.

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CONTACT: Media Contacts:

Patricia Correia, 3M Iberia

+351 21 313 4552Sarah Neunsinger, 3M

+1 (651) 737-9664

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES EUROPE NORTH AMERICA MINNESOTA SPAIN

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SENIORS HEALTH ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE FITNESS & NUTRITION ONCOLOGY OTHER HEALTH RESEARCH OTHER SCIENCE CONSUMER SCIENCE GENERAL HEALTH MANAGED CARE

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