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.
Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Exploring opportunities with the National Challenge Fund
SFI Gender Dashboard
Science Foundation Ireland is committed to the principles of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes the launch of the new National Research and Innovation Strategy
Ireland’s Best Young Science Filmmakers ‘Reel’ in the Prizes during Science Week 2021
Statement by International Senior Scientific Advisers Ahead of COP26
Letting off STEAM! Science is fun for all in Cork this November
National survey on the impact of COVID-19 on researchers and academics