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.
FutureSoils research collaboration aims to improve soil health on Irish farms
DCU launches first-of-its-kind machine learning module for undergraduates
New €2.9M Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme to develop world-class software expertise
ICSE, the world’s premier software engineering conference, to bring 1,500 delegates to Ireland
The National Crystal Growing Competition 2023 is back
Scientists create computer simulation based on digital microbes
Minister Harris announces €53.3 million for 33 awards through the SFI Research Infrastructure Programme
Irish quantum technology experts future proofing EU communications infrastructure
Minister Harris and Minister Foley announce €1.2million in funding to STEM Passport for Inclusion