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.
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
SFI TO INVEST €72 MILLION IN FOUR NEW WORLD-CLASS SFI RESEARCH CENTRES
Amber Researchers Identify 22 New Magnets and New Discovery Procedure
Minister Halligan announces €6.7 million joint research investment by Science Foundation Ireland and UK research council
Minister Halligan announces new UK-Ireland partnership to encourage collaborative research
AMBER Researchers Identify 22 New Magnets and New Discovery Procedure
Minister Halligan welcomes Ireland’s continued success in winning EU funding for Research and Innovation
Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces €4.6 million SFI investment to support 37 research commercialisation projects