SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
We believe in driving STEM-led innovation to address society's greatest challenges
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.
CONNECT research shortlisted for 2017 Technology Ireland Software Industry Awards
Design The Box competition at CONNECT Centre
Nano And Materials Science Supports 14,000 Jobs and Half A Billion Euro Economic Impact In Ireland
Ireland selected to manage new €3.6 million EU software research programme
What If You Could Fit a Gas Cloud in Your Pocket?
Galway Science & Technology Festival celebrates 20 years
Science Foundation Ireland appoints Deputy Director General
What if we could make batteries from plants?
Discover French research with Science Week!
What if we could grow the world's crops inside?
What if you could rebuild your heart?
What if you could capture and store every memory?
What if rain could talk?
€5.55 Million Investment in Irish Biomedical Research
Lero researchers at IT Tralee win €400,000 contract to apply technology to a healthcare setting