SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
We are committed to supporting educators as they shape
tomorrow's greatest minds.
We partner with lots of organisations to support and deliver STEM events in Ireland, from large scale scientific conferences to exciting public events such as Science Week.
We believe in the ability of the research we fund to effect
positive change in the world.
SFI Research Centres are making important scientific advances, enhancing enterprise and industry, training students with critical, in-demand skills, supporting regional development, and enhancing Ireland’s international reputation.
Scientists discover shared genetic origin for MND and schizophrenia
SFI Researchers at UCC discover way to boost life of batteries
RTÉ’s Big Week on the Farm Goes BIGGER Than Ever as it heads to Cavan
Minister Halligan launches Tech Week 2017
INFANT Centre announces Collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation to explore effects of sleep on baby brain development
SFI-Funded Limerick Student Wins Physics Award
Taoiseach Enda Kenny Announces Collaboration between SFI Research Centre Lero and major U.S. Research Centre
Taoiseach announces transatlantic collaboration to provide entrepreneurship training for SFI researchers
MaREI to coordinate €2m EU project to unite testing infrastructures for delivering Offshore Renewable Energy
Taoiseach Enda Kenny announces SFI St. Patrick's Day Science Medal to Alltech founder Dr Pearse T. Lyons and world leading statistician Prof Adrian Raftery in Washington D. C.
Oatmeal, healthy bugs and a happy heart
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes publication of new International Trade Strategy
Engineers Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland and Microsoft Call on Public to Get Involved in Engineers Week 2017
SSPC named winner for Excellence in Education and Training in the HR Leadership & Management Awards 201
Ministers Mitchell O’Connor and Halligan announce €2.5 million SFI investment to bring “Lab-on-a-Chip” technologies to Ireland