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.
Limerick Institute of Technology joins Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software Limerick researchers join world-leading SFI research centre
Science Foundation Ireland 2020 Science Awards recognise key leaders in the Irish Research Community
13 Science Festivals and hundreds of virtual events taking place nationwide for Science Week 2020
Minister Harris announces 71 research grants through the SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme valued at €53 million
Breakthrough tech deal to develop new medical implants
APC Microbiome Ireland partners with Kraft Heinz in developing novel cultures for food use
International partnership aims to enhance bio-based sustainable solutions for construction and waste sectors
Minister Harris announces 12 researchers to receive funding through the SFI Public Service Fellowship
CÚRAM and Galway Film Centre launch inaugural Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland