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.
€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
Science Week reveals attitudes to some of the biggest questions in science
Key Leaders in the Irish Research Community recognised by SFI at the 2017 Science Summit Awards
Live Weather, Job-stealing Robots, Mortality and Superbugs: Science Week on RTÉ set for a strong audience reaction
Annual Science Foundation Ireland Science Summit hosts 350 researchers