SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
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.
Amber leads new €8.2 million EU project
Silver for UCC team at International Synthetic Biology Competition
Science Week Highlights 2017
Unique study provides the first genetic map of the people of Ireland
€4M Haemophilia study launched: Ground-breaking study will improve patients' quality of life through personalised treatment
APC Microbiome Institute partners with DuPont Nutrition & Health in infant health
‘What’s the deadliest weapon in the animal kingdom?’ And ‘Why do onions make me cry?’
SFI Science Summit 2017 celebrates research achievements
Sminky Asks - Why Do Whales Beach Themselves? #StopAndAsk this Science Week