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.
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Girl Guides shoot for the stars with new Space programme
Minister Harris launches Science Week 2020 with hundreds of virtual events taking place from the 8 – 15 November
Joint Statement of the Chief Science Advisors of the Republic of Ireland the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America
Art meets Science at Crawford Art Gallery with The School of Looking
CONNECT launches €2 million ‘Open Ireland’ to accelerate telecoms research in Ireland
Minister Harris announces €5.5million in funding to 41 new projects through COVID-19 Rapid Response Research and Innovation Programme
New Book Tackles insufficiencies of language in tackling suffering of illness
Maths Week 2020 launches with bumper programme of activity to help people ‘Rethink Maths’