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 research grants for projects in health and climate
Minister Harris announces €16m invested in next generation energy system research and innovation partnership to decarbonise energy sector
UCC’s Professor Barry O’Sullivan announced as a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence – and the first ever elected from an Irish University
Minister Harris and Minister Brophy announce €2.47m funding for seven research teams to develop solutions to address UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
ADAPT SFI Research Centre collaborates with Fidelity Investments on conversational interface
Minister Harris announces 27 grants worth €2.1m for academic and industry collaborations
New research makes ground-breaking discoveries for stroke prediction in younger people
Irish primary students given a world of opportunities by Nobel Peace Prize nominee
Joint statement from the Irish Research Council (IRC), Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and the Health Research Board (HRB), in support of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) statement on Ukraine