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.
Brian Corbett from Tyndall National Institute awarded 2021 Institute of Physics Katharine Burr Blodgett Medal and Prize
UCD Professor Anding Zhu elevated to IEEE Fellow
Carlow students enjoy live video call with International Space Station astronaut
Ireland’s Best Young Science Filmmakers ‘Reel’ in the Prizes during Science Week 2021
13 APC Researchers rank on the Clarivate 2021 Annual Highly Cited Researchers List
Three SFI Research Centres ‘Unlocking Science’ as part of global online series
Ireland-funded researchers demonstrate world-class excellence despite pandemic
BiOrbic Bioeconomy SFI Research Centre launched their €2.3m Talent4BBI Marie Curie PhD COFUND programme.
Science Week 2021 closes with unveiling of “Our Future Climate” artwork in partnership with SUBSET