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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Minister Halligan announces €6.7 million joint research investment by Science Foundation Ireland and UK research council
Minister Halligan announces new UK-Ireland partnership to encourage collaborative research
AMBER Researchers Identify 22 New Magnets and New Discovery Procedure
Minister Halligan welcomes Ireland’s continued success in winning EU funding for Research and Innovation
Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces €4.6 million SFI investment to support 37 research commercialisation projects
NUI Galway Professor Speaks in Dáil Éireann to Advise on Medical Cannabis
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