SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
Search teams by Challenge and find out about their projects.
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.
Ministers Harris and Foley announce funding for 38 projects to inspire STEM public engagement
Trinity team discovers underlying cause of “brain fog” linked with Long COVID
Wellcome Trust awards €5.3 million to APC SFI Research Centre to tackle fatal bloodstream infections
Minister Harris and NSF Director Panchanathan announce PhD Student Mobility Programme between the United States and Ireland
Research finds playing video games may improve attention and memory
Professor John D. Kelleher Appointed Director of the ADAPT SFI Research Centre
New research highlights implications of antibiotic use in human and veterinary medicine
New lab allows scientists to test impacts of climate change in precisely controlled infrastructure
Business technology leader appointed Governance Chair of Lero