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.
Week-long event offers exemplary professional development for teachers
Ireland showcasing Horizon 2020 success and influencing next framework programme in Brussels.
Four CONNECT researchers named as champions of EU research
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes the announcement of three prestigious Royal Society-SFI University Research Fellowship Awards 2017
Science Foundation Ireland welcomes publication of the Lamy Report
Ireland to Join Leading International Astronomy Collaboration
European innovation study presentation event opened by Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald
Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald announces winners of Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Awards
Understanding How Pain is Bugging you… Irish Scientists Uncover Critical Role for Microbes in Mediating Gut Pain