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.
CÚRAM and Galway Film Centre Launch Inaugural Science on Screen Film Festival Ireland
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Girl Guides shoot for the stars with new Space programme
Minister Harris launches Science Week 2020 with hundreds of virtual events taking place from the 8 – 15 November
CONNECT launches €2 million ‘Open Ireland’ to accelerate telecoms research in Ireland
Minister Harris announces €5.5million in funding to 41 new projects through COVID-19 Rapid Response Research and Innovation Programme
Maths Week 2020 launches with bumper programme of activity to help people ‘Rethink Maths’
UCC and IPIC SFI Research Centre announce highly anticipated launch of new spinout company BioPixS
SFI annual report finds Ireland ranks 1st in the world for quality of science in immunology