Science Foundation Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

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Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) is the statutory body in the Republic of Ireland with responsibility for funding oriented basic and applied research in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with a strategic focus. The agency was established in 2003 under the Industrial Development (Science Foundation Ireland) Act 2003 and is run by a board appointed by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. SFI is one of three sister state agencies of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation along with Enterprise Ireland (EI) and the IDA.

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