SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
What is Challenge based funding?
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 announces 62 research grants through the SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme to the value of €42 million
Culturally curious and deep thinkers prepare to flock to Waterford for 11th Robert Boyle Summer School
Clare student takes top prize at 13th National Scratch Coding Competition
Liebherr and Lero partner to further develop the smart shipping container cranes of the future
Minister Harris announces investment of €1.63 million in SFI Industry RD&I Fellowship Awards
Newly Appointed Joint Research Professor Predicts Machines will Drive Future Wireless Demands
New report from FutureNeuro and RCSI makes recommendations for roll out of national strategy for genetics
EU climate-smart rewilding project planned for Galway
Minister Harris welcomes Government approval to publish Research and Innovation Bill