SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
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Empowering and inspiring deep public engagement.
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.
Minister Harris, Secretary of State Donelan and Permanent Secretary Godfrey announce €70 million for research centres on climate and sustainable food
Seven Ireland-based, outstanding researchers awarded elite ERC Consolidator Awards
Outstanding researchers recognised at 2023 Science Foundation Ireland Awards
Ireland’s Best Young Science Filmmakers honoured at the Galway Science and Technology Festival in University of Galway
Minister Harris announces Taighde Éireann-Research Ireland as the official name of the new Research and Innovation funding agency
Minister Harris launches The Little Book of Irish Research for schools on Science Week 2023
SFI’s external Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Strategy 2023-2028
Inspiring new poem by FELISPEAKS reflects on Science Week theme ‘HUMAN’
Minister Harris announces €24 million investment in rising research leaders