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.
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Irish scientist elected to prestigious American scientific society
World-leading expert in gut inflammation joins University College Cork with €5.6 million SFI Professorship Award
Researchers develop scalable graphene production method
Research funding organisations collaborate to improve assessment in grant funding
Irish researchers unlock breakthrough approach to repair peripheral nerve damage
First Horizon Europe European research call results in €12 million in funding for Ireland
SFI Science in Ireland Barometer highlights the publics attitudes towards science
Minister Harris announces new paediatric research funding partnership between Children’s Health Foundation and Science Foundation Ireland