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.
Minister Harris publishes more than 18,000 ideas generated from national brainstorm – Creating Our Future
New research could reduce time needed to bring medicines to market
Early-career researchers from around the globe gather in Dublin to examine sustainable use of earth resources
IInsight SFI centre teams up with Genseys on transparency and explain-ability in AL
Does the gut microbiome hold the key to gender differences in pain?
Precision cancer treatment the focus of a new Science on Screen documentary
Taoiseach and Minister Harris launch Innovate for Ireland – a new initiative to recruit and retain talent
The Queer Variable interviews with insightful LGBTQ+ people in STEM
372 primary schools across Ireland receive awards recognising their achievements in science, technology, engineering, and maths