SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
We believe in driving STEM-led innovation to address society's greatest challenges
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.
University College Dublin Astronomers Collaborate with International Research Teams in Discovery of Light Associated with a Gravitational Wave Source
New directors to steer MaREI’s vision for Ireland as energy leader
SFI Research Centre SSPC wins Pharma Research Centre award for third consecutive year
Does your social media reveal who you really are? New research suggests it does!
Key Statistics on SFI Research Centres
US-Ireland Scientific Research Collaborations
UK-Ireland Scientific Research Collaborations
Supporting Agriculture Related Research In Ireland
Discover STEM and your Universe at Ireland’s Space Week
Minister Halligan launches new professional doctorate which allows employees study for PhD equivalent without giving up the day job
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes nominations for the SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal 2018
Lero researchers at DCU to head €3.8 million EU programme designed to boost competitiveness of European retail sector
Minister John Halligan announces research investment of €43 million through SFI Investigators Programme
NUI Galway Professor receives Gold Medal Award
Taoiseach Launches Four New World-Class Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres