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.
AMBER to create 350 new research positions from 2019-2025
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce winners of Science Foundation Ireland Discover Primary Science and Maths Awards
Professor in Infectious Diseases Joins NUI Galway to Lead €5 million Project to Tackle Major Parasitic Diseases
New facilities established in NUI Galway to accelerate the development of next generation biomaterials and advanced manufacturing technologies.
New research could help predict seizures before they happen
Cork's First Carnival of Science Launches
cOAlition S Releases Revised Implementation Guidance on Plan S Following Public Feedback Exercise
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce six finalists competing for €1 million SFI Future Innovator Prize
Space Week Ireland 2019 launched by Minister John Halligan
Irish Student achieves global success at International Science Fair
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce €230 million funding of six world-leading SFI Research Centres
Our Lady’s Bower Secondary School win CanSat Ireland 2019 National Finals
AMBER Researcher announced as first Irish Researcher to receive 6 ERC awards
Leading clinicians call for applications to develop ‘Healthcare Innovation Ambassadors’ in an educational first for Ireland
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes the nomination of Professor Peter Clinch as Chairperson Designate of the Board of Science Foundation Ireland