SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
We believe in driving STEM-led innovation to address society's
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 Harris announces new SFI programme to support research in Technological Universities and Institutes of Technology
Get creative at the virtual Dublin Maker Festival
Confirm launches Smart Manufacturing Future Wireless Innovation Test-Bed
SSPC appoints Dr Sarah Hayes as new chief operating officer
CSIS and Lero at UL receive Athena SWAN Bronze Award
Video gamers skills enhanced by training 10 minutes a day
SFI launches the STEAM Art Collaboration: where artists and scientists join forces to inspire students
Over €1 million awarded to RCSI from SFI for single cell imaging
Minister Harris Announces €5.2 Million Investment by Science Foundation Ireland in 49 Public Engagement and Education Initiatives