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.
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes publication of the Lamy Report
Ireland to Join Leading International Astronomy Collaboration
European innovation study presentation event opened by Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald
Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald announces winners of Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Awards
Understanding How Pain is Bugging you… Irish Scientists Uncover Critical Role for Microbes in Mediating Gut Pain
University of Limerick unveils one-of-a-kind multi-million Euro microscope
Science Foundation Ireland Congratulates Futureproof Radio Programme on Two Wins at Renowned World’s Best Radio Programmes Awards
What do a GAA star, a foodie, a fashion lover and a Forbes ‘30 under 30’ entrepreneur have in common? Answer: STEM
Professor John Walsh awarded Geological Society of London’s William Smith medal