SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
We believe in driving STEM-led innovation to address society's greatest challenges
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.
Space Week Ireland 2019 launched by Minister John Halligan
Irish Student achieves global success at International Science Fair
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce €230 million funding of six world-leading SFI Research Centres
Our Lady’s Bower Secondary School win CanSat Ireland 2019 National Finals
AMBER Researcher announced as first Irish Researcher to receive 6 ERC awards
Leading clinicians call for applications to develop ‘Healthcare Innovation Ambassadors’ in an educational first for Ireland
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes the nomination of Professor Peter Clinch as Chairperson Designate of the Board of Science Foundation Ireland
LIGHTING UP IMAGINATIONS AND SHINING A LIGHT ON STEM
Researchers at AMBER announce breakthrough for next generation smart wearable devices
ADAPT Researchers Partner with Collibra to Develop Data Valuation Systems for Tomorrow’s Digital Enterprises
Launch of €3 million Fexco-UCC research collaboration supported by Science Foundation Ireland
Queen’s joins innovative partnership to develop future leaders in Big Data
Irishman elected president of global technology body
SFI and RTÉ call for science programming
Ireland’s Top Young Problems battle it out at All-Ireland Olympiad in Dublin City University