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.
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
New research partnership to embed ‘Culture of Innovation’ in HSE
€1.2 million Irish UK research study to examine middle age health
Brian Corbett from Tyndall National Institute awarded 2021 Institute of Physics Katharine Burr Blodgett Medal and Prize
UCD Professor Anding Zhu elevated to IEEE Fellow