SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
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.
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan launch new SFI postgraduate research training programme that will see investment of over €100 million to meet industry skills needs
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce 2018 Science Week Festivals and events supported by Science Foundation Ireland
Minister announces the appointment of Máire Geoghegan-Quinn to the Board of Science Foundation Ireland
Mind our Microbes on the first ever World Microbiome Day
MaREI secure €4.4 million to support Ireland’s indigenous biomass and bioenergy industry
To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day SFI Research Centre MaREI profiles female Engineers
Lero researchers at UCD announce programme with Microsoft to enable future communications between deaf and non-deaf people
Kostal and Lero researchers at IT Tralee and UL announce €800,000 R&D programme to develop autonomous robots for assembly line of the future
Lero named as winner of prestigious global award
Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister Pat Breen announce over €12 million in joint research funding with Chinese Science Foundation
Irish network joins international team to organise first ever International Day of LGBTQ+ People in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) this Thursday 5th July
ICHEC at NUI Galway Unveil New Supercomputer for Irish Research
FutureNeuro announces collaboration with Janssen to conduct pre-clinical studies on potential disease-modifying therapies targeting neuroinflammation
FutureNeuro and GreenLight Medicines partner to develop new cannabis-based treatments for epilepsy
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce winners of Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Awards