National Chamber conducts seminar on “Benefits of Nanotechnology for the Industries”

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National Chamber conducts seminar on

“Benefits of Nanotechnology for the Industries”

An awareness seminar on one of the most exciting and fast moving  areas of science today  - Nanotechnology- will be held on  Tuesday 28 October 2014 from  3.00 p.m to 5.00 p.m  at the chamber auditorium , 450 D R Wijewardene Mw, Colombo -10, organized by the National Chamber of Commerce in association with SLINTEC, Sri Lanka  Institute of Nanotechnology. The resource persons will be  from SLINTEC- Mr Harsha  de S Wijeratne, CEO, Prof  Veranja  Karunaratne, Associate Director-Science & Strategic Relations and Dr Shehan de Silva, Manager Strategic Planning /Senior Scientist/ Doctor of  Nanotechnology. They will explain in detail  the benefits of nanotechnology that could be derived by  all sectors of  industry, such as textiles, apparel, agriculture, ceramic, healthcare, ICT, manufacturing beauty care etc.

Nanotechnology is the art and science of manipulating atoms and molecules, shrunk down to a small scale , to create  new systems, materials and devices . Making new things on this incredibly small scale is called nanotechnology,which will offer Companies new and improved products and processes  to innovate and enter new markets . Nanotechnology is changing the world and the way we live, creating scientific advances and new products that are smaller, faster, stronger, safer, and more reliable.

Sri Lanka’s first Nanotechnology Research Centre and Nanoscience Park was opened last year,  set up on a 50 acre land in Pitipana, Homagama, and established with Government and private sector participation . The nanotechnology park aims to create opportunities for all businesses to develop new products through a collaborative innovation process, taking them from research through development towards commercialization.


For reservation for the seminar  kindly contact the Chamber TP 4741788 or email




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