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.
Scientists engineer bio-sensors to trap pollutants like Venus flytraps
Ireland uniquely positioned to become global research powerhouse by enhancing ties with the UK
CONNECT wins Engineering Education Award for EDGE programme
Minister Bruton supports Science Week tree planting initiative
CONNECT hosts pan-European Quantum Internet hackathon
Stunning ‘Everything’ poem by Irish poet Stephen James Smith reflects on science and climate action for Science Week 2019
Want to know how you can help produce nearly 260 pounds of oxygen each year?
Science Week reveals Irish attitudes to climate change
Science Foundation Ireland 2019 Science Awards recognise key leaders in the Irish Research Community
Science Foundation Ireland Science Summit 2019
World Premiere of New Science on Screen Documentary - The Patient Effect
CÚRAM develops cross-curricular lesson resources for PE and Science teachers
SSPC win twice at Pharma Industry Awards
CÚRAM at Baboro 2019
Science & Technology to take Centre Stage at Tipperary Festival this November