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.
Gold for UCC team at International Synthetic Biology Competition
Leading expert in cardiology joins NUI Galway to lead €5 million project in medical devices
Ireland Ranked Top 10 Globally for Overall Scientific Research Quality
Irish Funding Bodies to Require Athena SWAN Gender Equality Accreditation for Higher Education Institutions to be Eligible for Research Funding
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