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.
Ministers Harris and Coveney launch groundbreaking €2.4m SFI-Defence Organisation Innovation Challenge
TG4 to Broadcast new Science on Screen documentary on the Irish MedTech Community’s Response to COVID-19
National survey on the impact of COVID-19 on researchers and academics
Climate Neutral farm to be blueprint for sustainable dairy industry
Commercial video games could help treat mental illness
Lero researchers create tool to assess cyber risk
GMIT joins Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software
APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre Strategic Vision Launch
Minister Harris announces €225 million in investment for further and higher education and research in National Recovery and Resilience Plan