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.
VistaMilk Pioneers Failure of Passive Transfer (FPT) Detection Device
Minister Simon Harris officially opened the Festival of Curiosity today celebrating its new look virtual programme
WIT and TSSG join Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software
Lero researcher finds racist and misogynistic terms in image library used to inform AI
Minister Harris launches €2 million prize fund for research in Food Waste and Plastics
The gut microbiome of Travellers gives a timely public health lesson
Cork Institute of Technology joins Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software Cork researchers join world-leading SFI research centre
Minister Harris announces SFI investment of €4.8 million Covid 19 Research Partnership at Trinity College Dublin
Discovery of new step in how brain cells work could lead to new therapies for epilepsy