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.
International study discovers three potential new targets for treating epilepsy
COVID-19 Rapid Response Research and Innovation Funding
Professor Rory O’Connor Prize for Outstanding Service to Lero
New microbiome research of practical benefit to patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
Minister Humphreys announces 11 new COVID-19 research and innovation projects building on previous investment
Virtual metabolic humans - Harvey and Harvetta, novel computational models for personalised medicine
APC researchers to lead two new MSCA Innovative Training networks
A longer memory of COVID-19 for the immune system?
Understanding the damaging immune over-reaction of COVID-19