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.
Insight SFI Research Centre, Medtronic and NUI Galway collaborate on future pandemic supply chains
St Patrick was Ireland's first environmentalist, says scientists
Taoiseach Honours Stripe Founders and Duke University Professor with Prestigious SFI St Patrick’s Day Science Medal
€9 million joint investment announced for US-Ireland Research Programme
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar launches €10 million ‘precision medicine’ collaborative research programme
New APC research helps us to better understand Long COVID
Scientists pinpoint genetic target with promise for treating many forms of blindness
Ministers Harris and Coveney announce €2.4 million funding for Defence Forces to develop innovative solutions to challenges facing them
World-leading expert to spearhead the next generation of wireless communication