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.
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Why is a Golf Ball dimpled?
What is an Autonomous Vehicle?
Evidence Matters - Sixteen citizens and community groups tell TDs why evidence matters to them
How do Vaccines actually work?
Science Foundation Ireland 2018 Science Awards recognise key leaders in the Irish Research Community
Annual Science Foundation Ireland Science Summit hosts 350 Researchers
The Starman Project: Jack Lukeman together with the National Children's Choir release 'Starman'
We’re ‘Growing Up, Live’ with Angela Scanlon for Science Week on RTÉ
ADAPT Centre to Collaborate on €2.4 million EU project to tackle “fake news”
What would happen to the world if there were no insects? Why do people have double joints? Discover the answers to these questions and more when you #StopAndAsk during Science Week 2018
Spilling the Guts on Performance
Microbe Mom - Finding the optimal probiotics for pregnant women & healthier babies
Marine Institute and Science Foundation Ireland to co-fund €1.5 million research project on the Blue Bioeconomy
Minister Creed launches €28 million investment in BEACON Bioeconomy SFI Research Centre and National Bioeconomy Campus on Bioeconomy Ireland Day