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.
Nanoscience – doing small wonders for Ireland’s economy
New Girl Guides engineering badges launched ahead of Engineers Week 2018
UCC scientists reveal how food affects our mood
Minister Heather Humphreys launches €14.5 million SFI research programme, ENABLE
SciFest 2018 launches for second level students across the island of Ireland
Dairymaster, IT Tralee and Lero agree major R&D programme to develop intelligent autonomous systems and Internet of Things technology down on the farm
President Higgins Receives SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Awardees
New Podcast Series Exploring How People Learn New Things Launched
International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork