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.
Taoiseach announces transatlantic collaboration to provide entrepreneurship training for SFI researchers
MaREI to coordinate €2m EU project to unite testing infrastructures for delivering Offshore Renewable Energy
Taoiseach Enda Kenny announces SFI St. Patrick's Day Science Medal to Alltech founder Dr Pearse T. Lyons and world leading statistician Prof Adrian Raftery in Washington D. C.
Oatmeal, healthy bugs and a happy heart
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes publication of new International Trade Strategy
Engineers Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland and Microsoft Call on Public to Get Involved in Engineers Week 2017
SSPC named winner for Excellence in Education and Training in the HR Leadership & Management Awards 201
Ministers Mitchell O’Connor and Halligan announce €2.5 million SFI investment to bring “Lab-on-a-Chip” technologies to Ireland
Engineering the properties of molecular magnets - Trinity physicists in major breakthrough
NUI Galway Science Initiatives Awarded €250,000 for Public Engagement and Education
Teachers across Ireland urged to take part in the Engineers Week Challenge
Irish patients first in the world to receive promising drug combination as part of Blood Cancer Network Ireland Clinical Trial
University College Dublin Research Study to Develop New Economic Framework to Boost Innovation and Drive Regional Prosperity
Minister Halligan Announces €2.8 Million Investment by Science Foundation Ireland in Public Engagement and Education Initiatives
Ministers Mitchell-O’Connor and Halligan Announce €47.4million SFI Investment in Research Equipment and Facilities