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.
CONNECT research shortlisted for 2017 Technology Ireland Software Industry Awards
Design The Box competition at CONNECT Centre
Discover French research with Science Week!
SFI Research Centre SSPC wins Pharma Research Centre award for third consecutive year
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AMBER research reveals a fundamental breakthrough in the future of designing materials
Minister Halligan switches on world leading radio telescope I L-OFAR
Ireland ranks 10th in overall global scientific ranking according to Science Foundation Ireland's 2016 Annual Report
Nui Galway Research on Converting Biomass to High Value Molecules for Drug Discovery
Scared by Bugs: Irish Scientists Uncover a Role for the Microbiome in Regulating Fear Responses