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The Official launch of the BreathTech-S3 smart face mask was ceremonially held on the 19th of July at The Sports Council Auditorium under the patronage of Minister of Youth & Sports and State Minister of Digital Technology and Enterprise Development; Hon. Namal Rajapaksa M.P.
In a pioneering initiative to battle against COVID-19, Multilac Care together with the Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) recently launched Sri Lanka’s first ever Antiviral and Antibacterial Spray. The new NOVID antiviral and antibacterial spray is the first of its kind to be launched in Sri Lanka that kills 99% of coronavirus.
In an ideal combination of apparel manufacturing and technological expertise Hirdaramani Group has partnered with the Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) and CirQ Technologies to develop BreathTech-S3—a truly sustainable and safe mask for consumers. It is the world’s first sustainably designed smart face mask to use respiration sensor technology.
Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology Pvt Ltd (SLINTEC) and Codegen International Pvt Ltd (CODEGEN) has signed an agreement to conduct research to develop an all-iron flow battery for domestic renewable energy storage applications. The research phase of the project commenced on the 1st of October 2020 and is set to conclude in January 2021.
Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology Pvt Ltd (SLINTEC) and Ceylon Graphene Technologies Pvt Ltd (CGTL) has signed an agreement to conduct research on Electrode based Graphene Biosensors for COVID-19 detection. With the high demand for Covid 19 detection kits, CGTL has partnered with SLINTEC to develop an Innovative solution.

SLINTEC is a public-private partnership between the Government of Sri Lanka and major players in the private sector. Ceylon Graphene Technologies Pvt Ltd (CGTL), a pin-off company of SLINTEC, was established in June 2018 as the first Graphene and Advanced material company in Sri Lanka.

SLINTEC became a member of Nanotechnology Industries Association (NIA) of Brussels, Belgium. NIA is the sector-independent, responsible voice for the industrial nanotechnologies supply chains. NIA supports the ongoing innovation and commercialisation of the next generation of technologies and promotes their safe and reliable advancement.





View SLINTEC's member page on NIA website





Sri Lanka's first ever antibacterial stationary collection, result of a collaboration between Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) and Atlas, was unveiled on the 18th September at the Colombo International Book Fair. The event was attended by Asitha Samaraweera (Managing Director, Atlas), Dr. Azeez Mubarak (Chief of Research and Innovation, SLINTEC), Dr. Sanjeewa Wijesinghe (Senior Research Scientist, SLINTEC), Dr. Rangika De Silva (Head of Technology Transfer, SLINTEC), and a number of executives from Atlas.


The stationary range, which has an antibacterial efficacy of 99.9%, is based on SLINTEC Sterile, a technology developed by SLINTEC initially as a transparent antimicrobial coating. 


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State Minister of Skills Development, Vocational Education, Research and Innovation Dr. Seetha Arambepola said the economic and social value and service rendered to a country by a research institution is immeasurable.


She made this comment after a visit made to the Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) on 11 September. She noted that SLINTEC had already rendered a commendable service with regard to innovations as well as adding value to natural and national resources.


Dr. Arambepola noted the importance of further streamlining the activities of the SLINTEC to enhance economic growth in the country.


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#SLINTEC and Ceylon Graphene Technologies have manufactured a #graphene enhanced car battery targetting the export market adding another product to Sri Lanka’s export catalogue. SLINTEC director Manju Gunawardena presented the new battery to Minister of Trade Bandula Gunawardena and High Commissioner of Canada for Sri Lanka and the Maldives David Mckinnon.


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COVID-19 has created unexpected market opportunities for medical-related industries around the globe, providing openings for innovative entrepreneurs to exploit. While no doubt the crisis suppressed the exports of certain sectors, it also shed a light on emerging opportunities for domestic exporters to capitalize on; in particular PCR testing components and anti-microbial coatings.


The Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) took advantage of this timely opportunity to enhance the export production capacity of such nascent sectors.


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The Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) introduced to the Minister of Health a new method of conducting PCR tests using modern technology at a low cost.


Sita Arambepola, State Minister of Skills Development, Vocational Education, Research and Innovation, alongside SLINTEC Director, Manju Gunawardena, called on the Minister of Health, Pavithra Wanniarachchi.


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Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC), a pioneering research institute in the country, is leading the battle against COVID-19 with a number of homegrown innovative solutions.

‘Hale’ is the latest addition to the list of innovations by SLINTEC, a low-cost, ultra-thin and easily-attachable respiratory monitoring smart sensor that has been developed in collaboration with CirQ Labs, another high-tech innovation hub specialising in healthcare solutions.

Read more on DailyFT: bit.ly/3gKFy2e

Ceylon Graphene Technologies (CGT), a joint venture between the LOLC Group and SLINTEC, is set to collaborate with Gridtential Energy on prototyping lead batteries with the combined advantages of CGT's in-house AltaLABGX advanced graphene-based battery additives and Gridtential's Silicon Joule™ bipolar silicon plates.


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SLINTEC has been featured on China Xinhua News this week. Xinhua News Agency or New China News Agency is the official state-run press agency of the People's Republic of China and it is the biggest and most influential media organization in China, as well as the largest news agency in the world in terms of correspondents worldwide.


Read the feature on XinhuaNet: https://bit.ly/2ZEFGuD