News & Events

The Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC), a pioneer in nano and advanced technology and research has developed an advanced oil-water separator to remove hazardous liquid waste from water, a cleanup process that could save billions of dollars to the economy, a top official of the Institute told the Business Observer on Friday.

Read the full article on Sunday Observer: http://bit.ly/33YdiTk

Global Seafoods Ltd. (GSF) has signed a research agreement with the Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC) to develop and introduce a sustainable fish and seafood packaging solution, which will replace Styrofoam. 

SLINTEC has engaged with GSF for this research project to address the Styrofoam problem by introducing a new biodegradable packaging material. GSF is committed to sustainability, sourcing and processing seafood responsibly to protect the natural resources while delivering Freshness and Food Safety to the consumer. 

Two of SLINTEC's technologies - High Efficacy Nano-sulfur fungicide and Titanium-Based Hydrophobic Coating with Self-Cleaning, UV-Blocking, Antifogging Properties - are now on offer at IPI Singapore.

Intellectual Property Intermediary (IPI) was established under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry. IPI is a global technology transfer platform that focuses on industry needs and translates their innovation objectives into specific technology requirements to enable enterprises to develop new processes, products and services.

Launched in March 2019, the SLINTEC Startup Engine v2.0 revolves around research into material science and nanotechnology. The Engine has two main components. They are the Incubator and Accelerator. The Accelerator is where completed projects are allocated to any entrepreneur who is interested in taking that project to the next level.

Apply for Slintec Startup Engine v2.0 here

Read more on ReadMe: https://www.readme.lk/slintec-startup-engine-2-0-2019/

Talk by Prof. Sir Mark Welland
The event "Hype or Opportunity? The Evolution of New Technologies" was jointly organized by Ministry of Science, Technology and Research, Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology, Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology and The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. This event was successfully held on 4th April 2019. Prof Sir Mark Welland delivered an inspiring talk on "From research to economic wealth: science for society".
A delegation from the Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC), headed by Chief Executive Officer Harin de Silva Wijeyeratne, and comprising Research & Innovation Chief Professor Gehan Amaratunga, Senior Scientist/Head of Strategic Planning Dr. Shehan De Silva, and Business Development Head Dr. Lakshitha Pahalagedera undertook a successful visit to Melbourne from 12-15 March.