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.
Lero marks 15 years of software research excellence
Research shows the sexes have equal spatial cognition
Science Foundation Ireland publishes Annual Plan for 2020
Huawei announces €6 million in research funding for Lero
Mullingar students celebrate victory at the ‘Shaping Your Future’ 3D printing innovation challenge
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce €49 million investment to harness the power of data analytics, machine learning and AI
Six Ireland-based researchers win €12 million in European Research Council grants
BEACON SFI Bioeconomy Research Centre announce Dr Rosanna Kleemann as Researcher of the Year
DCU teams up with Met Éireann to launch Irish Sign Language Environmental and Geography Glossary