SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
What is Challenge based funding?
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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Ministerial visit to Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research