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.
Irish research centre selected to participate in €15m EU cybersecurity research project
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce 12 teams competing for €1 million SFI Future Innovator Prize
New Material Developed By Irish Scientists Could Increase Our Average Smartphone Battery Life By Over 300%
Science Foundation Ireland joins DORA
€3.6 Million Invested in Projects to Promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in Ireland
€4.5 million investment in research commercialisation to positively impact the economy and society
Minister Halligan launches new SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme
ADAPT Centre Launch H2020 Programme that will Support the Realisation of a European Digital Single Market
UK-Ireland joint initiative to invest €38.6m in training students
New government-supported Smart Futures campaign encourages students to explore careers that let them do what they love
Report finds Lero SFI Research Centre contributes over half a billion Euro to Irish economy
Science Foundation Ireland publishes Annual Plan for 2019
Minister Breen Announces Research Investment of €10.8 million in Next Generation of Research Talent
15 years of exploring our gut