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The Global Forum Cell of the NSF invites interested local /foreign scientists / entrepreneurs to link up with the proposers of some project ideas proposed at the 'Global forum of Sri Lankan Scientists , to be developed in to suitable collaborative projects / programmes.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 08 November 2012 15:41
 

Prof. Aravinda de Silva’s Visit

Prof. Aravinda de Silva, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, visited NSF on 30 November 2012 to discuss a partnership project initiated at the Global Forum. NSF provided the opportunity for Prof. de Silva to have a discussion with a few local collaborators.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 16:03
   

Virtual Global Forum of Sri Lankan Scientists

 

 

This forum created avenues to continue this collaboration virtually and forums organized according to these clusters to provide continuity to the ideas generated through the Global Forum.

We currently have 500+ registered on the virtual forum that you too can potentially collaborate with.  Find out more about the Virtual Forum of Sri Lankan Scientists


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Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 14:19
   
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Global Forum has taken off

A landmark event in the history of Science and Technology in Sri Lanka

The National Science Foundation Sri Lanka (NSF) in collaboration with UNESCO and under the auspices of Ministry of Technology & Research organized a Global Forum of Sri Lankan Scientists on the theme “Empowering Sri Lanka through networking and knowledge sharing”, with a view to harnessing the knowledge of expatriate and local scientists for post-conflict socio-economic development of the country.

The Forum, which covered areas of national interest such as energy, health care, agriculture and information technology was attended by over 325 participants, comprising Sri Lankan expatriate and foreign scientists, local scientists, policy makers, administrators from public and private sector institutions, industrialists, entrepreneurs and businessmen.

Hon. Pavithra Wanniarachchi, Minister of Technology & Research and Hon. Prof. Tissa Vitarana, Senior Minister for Scientific Affairs, inaugurated the Forum. This was followed by three days of plenary, keynote addresses and breakout/panel discussion sessions. The Forum was enriched by keynote addresses and panel presentations from a number of outstanding Sri Lankan expatriate and foreign scientists who are engaged in cutting-edge research in fields such as Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Advance Design and Manufacture, Natural Resources, Information and Communication Technology and Green Energy Technologies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 November 2012 15:28
   

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