SFI is the largest funder of competitive research in Ireland.
What is Challenge based funding?
Empowering and inspiring deep public engagement.
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.
World-leading population health scientist awarded SFI funding to tackle chronic diseases
Lord Mayor of Dublin to join students for ‘Design Your Future City’ Week
US-Ireland Research Programme celebrates 17 years with landmark €21million investment
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar honours Irish diaspora leaders in the US with prestigious SFI St Patrick’s Day Science Medal
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Irish scientist presented with prestigious international prize at US ceremony
Ministers Harris and Fleming announce €2.1m funding for six research teams to tackle UN Sustainable Development Goals
New partnership between Insight SFI research centre and global firm IntouchCX to support workplace mental health using AI
New Director appointed to SSPC SFI Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals at University of Limerick