SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
We believe in driving STEM-led innovation to address society's
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.
Action Plan for Jobs
Building Ireland's Smart Economy (pdf)
Higher Education Authority Irish Key Facts and Figures
Innovation 2020 (pdf)
Ireland's Research and Development Funders (pdf)
National Development Plan (pdf)
National Planning Framework
National Strategy for Higher Education to 2030
Research Priority Areas 2018 to 2023
Science Foundation Ireland - Agenda 2020 (pdf)
Science Foundation Ireland - Discovery to Delivery (pdf)
Science Foundation ireland - Science in Ireland Barometer (pdf)
Technology Actions to Support the Smart Economy 2009