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.
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes nominations for the SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal 2018
Lero researchers at DCU to head €3.8 million EU programme designed to boost competitiveness of European retail sector
Minister John Halligan announces research investment of €43 million through SFI Investigators Programme
NUI Galway Professor receives Gold Medal Award
Taoiseach Launches Four New World-Class Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres
Thinking Small - APC Microbiome Institute Scientists Show Surprising New Impact of Gut Bacteria on Gene Expression in the Brain
UL-Based Pharmaceutical Research Centre Announces Appointment of New Directors
CONNECT joins forces with Cork County Council to fight mastitis
Opening Ceremony marks beginning of International Linguistics Olympiad 2017 in Dublin
AMBER research reveals a fundamental breakthrough in the future of designing materials
Minister Halligan switches on world leading radio telescope I L-OFAR
Two Medals for Ireland at International Mathematical Olympiad in Rio
Get Creative at Dublin Maker in Merrion Square
Ireland ranks 10th in overall global scientific ranking according to Science Foundation Ireland's 2016 Annual Report
Week-long event offers exemplary professional development for teachers