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.
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What if you could capture and store every memory?
What if rain could talk?
€5.55 Million Investment in Irish Biomedical Research
Lero researchers at IT Tralee win €400,000 contract to apply technology to a healthcare setting
Ireland secures €475 million in EU funding under Horizon 2020 over the past 3 years
University College Dublin Astronomers Collaborate with International Research Teams in Discovery of Light Associated with a Gravitational Wave Source
New directors to steer MaREI’s vision for Ireland as energy leader
SFI Research Centre SSPC wins Pharma Research Centre award for third consecutive year
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Key Statistics on SFI Research Centres
US-Ireland Scientific Research Collaborations