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.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Minister Simon Harris launch Creating Our Future to collect 10,000 ideas on future of science and research
SSPC and Serosep Ltd working to improve time on bacteria and viral test kits
Solutions to obesity and metabolic syndrome found in a modulation of the gut microbiome through stool transplantation
The Festival of Curiosity 2021 Officially Opens
Ministers Harris and Brophy launch new SFI €3.2m Sustainable Development Goals Challenge in partnership with Irish Aid
Ministers Harris and Coveney launch groundbreaking €2.4m SFI-Defence Organisation Innovation Challenge
TG4 to Broadcast new Science on Screen documentary on the Irish MedTech Community’s Response to COVID-19
National survey on the impact of COVID-19 on researchers and academics
Climate Neutral farm to be blueprint for sustainable dairy industry