SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
Search teams by Challenge and find out about their projects.
Empowering and inspiring deep public engagement.
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.
New research highlights the need for comprehensive AI Governance in the Media and Communication sector
Lero researchers seek the public’s views on AI and software
Report finds publicly-funded SFI Research Centre is worth over €1bn to the Irish economy
Minister Harris announces winners of Science Foundation Ireland’s 2023 Curious Minds Awards
Primary school workshops to educate students in the ethical use of Artificial Intelligence
Minister launches €2.9m privacy, trust, inclusion and fairness fellowship programme
Minister Harris announces €13 million for teams joining the National Challenge Fund
Minister Harris announces 62 research grants through the SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme to the value of €42 million
Culturally curious and deep thinkers prepare to flock to Waterford for 11th Robert Boyle Summer School