Our sponsors provide invaluable support to the Festival and we wish to acknowledge them for their visionary leadership and commitment to furthering our mission. If you would like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities or other ways to support our work, please contact Abigail Feder-Kane. The World Science Festival wishes to recognize our 2014 Festival Sponsors.

Founding Benefactors

Simons Foundation sloan Templeton Foundation

Major Sponsors

ziff coned Kavli


Bezos New York Department of Cultural Affairs Sony

The Royal Society twc IFF

Media Partners

pop sci The Week

Mental Floss scientific american logo Huffington Post


University Partners

NYU CUNY Columbia U

Rockefeller New School Cooper Union

Special Thanks

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional thanks to Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, The Kavli Foundation, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Polytechnic Institute of NYU, the Royal Norwegian Consulate General, and Trollbäck + Company.