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.
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
360-Degree Digital Technology, Adapt Enables Public to Experience National Famine Walk Remotely
Connect Tests Smart Solutions to Address City Flooding
Nui Galway Research on Converting Biomass to High Value Molecules for Drug Discovery
Scared by Bugs: Irish Scientists Uncover a Role for the Microbiome in Regulating Fear Responses