SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
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 announces the appointment of Máire Geoghegan-Quinn to the Board of Science Foundation Ireland
University of Limerick launches robot for use in Marine Renewable Energy sector
CÚRAM Art-Science Exhibition Sparks Inspiring Ideas from the Public
DIAS scientists launch major Atlantic Ocean research project
Lero named as winner of prestigious global award
National Winner of FameLab Ireland 2018
CÚRAM’s Scientific Director is the First Irish Academic to be Elected to the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows
CÚRAM Researchers publish work on potential new treatment for lower back pain in Science Advances
Ministerial visit to Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research
Maynooth scientist leads €6.3M SFI/Industry Project in drone operations research
Minister Halligan Launched Tech Week 2018
SSPC making gender balance a strategic priority
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Announces Medical Device Research Collaboration between Boston Scientific and the SFI Research Centre CÚRAM
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Announces International Bioeconomy Research Agreement to Support Rural and Farming Communities
US Company Rockley Photonics to establish Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork