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.
Minister Bruton Presents Prestigious SFI St. Patrick’s Day Science Medal to Leading Gastroenterologist Prof Eamonn Quigley and Boston Scientific Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mr Michael Mahoney
International Women's Day 2019
FutureNeuro partners with UCB to give clinicians meaningful insights into epilepsy treatments
Minister Humphreys and Minister Halligan announce investment of over €100 million in six new SFI Centres for Research Training
Irish research centre selected to participate in €15m EU cybersecurity research project
Ministers Humphreys and Halligan announce 12 teams competing for €1 million SFI Future Innovator Prize
New Material Developed By Irish Scientists Could Increase Our Average Smartphone Battery Life By Over 300%
Science Foundation Ireland joins DORA
€3.6 Million Invested in Projects to Promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in Ireland
€4.5 million investment in research commercialisation to positively impact the economy and society
Minister Halligan launches new SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme
ADAPT Centre Launch H2020 Programme that will Support the Realisation of a European Digital Single Market
UK-Ireland joint initiative to invest €38.6m in training students
New government-supported Smart Futures campaign encourages students to explore careers that let them do what they love