SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
What is Challenge based funding?
Empowering and inspiring deep public engagement.
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.
Ireland's Horizon Europe ERC success exceeds €35 million as UCD researcher partners on ERC Synergy Grant
Irish, British and Northern Ireland Ministers, Harris, Ghani and Poots announce joint investment in co-centres for research and innovation.
Lero researchers team up with Abbey Machinery to develop autonomous farm machinery to improve on-farm efficiency
Insight SFI Research Centre core partner in new European Data Spaces Support Centre European Data Strategy initiative set to be 'heartbeat of digital transition' in Europe
UCC Professor named first Irish winner of prestigious international physics award
Mid-term online workshop in cyber security for children
New research advances cloud systems anomaly detection
Minister Simon Harris announces the winner of the €2 million Plastics Challenge
Insight SFI Research Centre launches TU/IOT research collaboration