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.
Scientists develop new gene therapy for eye disease
Dr Cristina Reschke receives inaugural CURE Epilepsy Cameron Boyce Foundation Taking Flight Award
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Pfizer research confirms gender gap between male (15%) and female (7%) participation in STEM professions
Optical lung oxygen monitoring in neonates
Science Week partners with SUBSET to mark 25th anniversary
Majority of Irish people favour the introduction of a national ID card and e-voting
CÚRAM’s Community Art Science Works to be Projected on City Buildings for Science Week
Limerick Institute of Technology joins Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software Limerick researchers join world-leading SFI research centre