SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
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.
CÚRAM’s Scientific Director is the First Irish Academic to be Elected to the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows
CÚRAM Researchers publish work on potential new treatment for lower back pain in Science Advances
Ministerial visit to Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research
Maynooth scientist leads €6.3M SFI/Industry Project in drone operations research
Minister Halligan Launched Tech Week 2018
SSPC making gender balance a strategic priority
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Announces Medical Device Research Collaboration between Boston Scientific and the SFI Research Centre CÚRAM
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Announces International Bioeconomy Research Agreement to Support Rural and Farming Communities
US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Awards SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal to Leading Physicist Prof Margaret Murnane and Technology Innovator David McCourt
AMBER Researchers Develop a New Material Capable of Regenerating Diseased Heart Tissue and Limiting Infection
Minister Kyne Announces a World Leading Economic Geologist as SFI Research Professor at University College Dublin and as New Director of iCRAG
Lero researchers at NUI Galway and Valeo announce partnership on autonomous vehicles development
Trinity’s Professor Luiz DaSilva appointed new Director of CONNECT Centre
Antimicrobial Resistance Research Captured in a Winning Image