Award management system

SESAME is SFI’s online grants and awards management system. SESAME enables:

  • Researchers to apply online to SFI’s calls for proposals
  • Researchers to keep a record of research outputs in their contact profile
  • Research Body representatives to review and authorise all applications from their research body
  • Research Body representatives to track the status of applications
  • The submission of scientific annual reports and financial reports
  • The submission by researchers and approval by research body representatives of requests for budget reallocations and no cost extensions

How to access SESAME

SESAME is accessible online at In order to access the system all researchers must be set up by their local Research Office. Research Officers of each institution can manage and setup other Research Officers to their team via the Contacts tab on their SESAME portal.