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.
President Higgins Receives SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Awardees
New Podcast Series Exploring How People Learn New Things Launched
International researchers can reach their APEX in Cork
Mobilising the Microbiome against the Coming Plague of Anti-Microbial Resistance
Research teams begin five-month pre-commercialisation programme at NDRC
Insight Announces New €4 million Artificial Intelligence Research Project with Samsung Electronics
Science Foundation Ireland investment having a measurable impact on economy and society
Amber leads new €8.2 million EU project
Silver for UCC team at International Synthetic Biology Competition