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.
Cork’s Carnival of Science set to amaze young and old with 45 science-based activities ranging in scale from Big Top attractions to microscopic wonders
Innovative internship to provide opportunities for STEM career development to undergraduates
Ministers Harris and Foley announce investment in 47 projects to help public understanding of STEM
Cell Explorers marks the outstanding achievement of their ten year anniversary
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes the launch of the new National Research and Innovation Strategy
Minister Harris announces research grants for projects in health and climate
Minister Harris announces €16m invested in next generation energy system research and innovation partnership to decarbonise energy sector
UCC’s Professor Barry O’Sullivan announced as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence – and the first ever elected from an Irish University
Minister Harris and Minister Brophy announce €2.47m funding for seven research teams to develop solutions to address UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)