Testing Services and R & D activities to support government & private sector needs to curb the present crisis

 

Industrial Technology Institute

 

R&D in Progress related to control of COVID-19

1. ITI – SLINTEC – USJP joint project on the development of nano-herbal anti-viral mask

 2. ITI – SLINTEC joint project on nano formulated alcohol-based surface sterilization formulation

 3. ITI herbal-based anti-viral surface sterilizer / protective-mask/gears sterilizer

 4. Development of in house anti-viral protective mask testing procedure

 5. Development of testing methods for anti-microbial fumigants & steamers

 6. Testing & improvement of UV/IR based anti-viral mask develop by an Inventor

 

Priority basis testing services

1. Testing of medical supplies including IPA, EtOH, DI Water etc.

2. Testing of all types of Personal Care Sanitizers/cleansers, antiseptics, soaps, Antibacterial Solutions, disinfectants, Sprayers for time-kill efficacy.

3. Testing of masks (Microbiological) for barrier properties

4. Testing of killing efficacy of disinfectants and smoking agents.

5. Quality assurance/Standardization of health/sanitary products.

 

Other R&D activities & technologies available

1. Technology is available for following personal care sanitizers incorporating ethanol/isopropanol/anti-viral/anti-bacterial herbal actives 

     and other antibacterial agents.

    Hand sanitizers (gels), Hand cleansers/liquids, antiseptic gels and creams/lotions/oils, soaps, hand/foaming wash

2. Technology is available for disinfectants including herbal-based products and other home care cleaning products.

3. Technology is available for sanitizing air-fresheners, sanitizing sprayers including incorporating ethanol/isopropanol/anti-viral/anti bacterial herbal actives and other antibacterial agents.

4. Technology is available for sanitizing Smoking products – Joss powder, Joss sticks, sanitizing coils, oil lamps

5. Technology is available for immunity boosters/enhancers – Capsules, tablets, herbal tea, food products including beverages.

6. Technology is available for Instant food products - Easy rice – technology was transferred to Keells Food Pvt. Ltd and available in the market as an emergency ration.

7. Technology is available for emergency food products and health food products.

8. In-vitro anti-microbial assays.

9. Quality assurance/Standardization of herbal products.

 

For details contact:

Chairman ITI: 0777316563 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DG – ITI: 0714433815 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Call for Expression of Interest (EOI)

 

Commercialization of COVID-19 Prevention Care Products

The Industrial Technology Institute (ITI) is a Multidisciplinary Research and Development Institute in Sri Lanka dedicated to the promotion of industrial development through R&D, Technology Transfer, Contract Research, Consultancy, Training, and Technical and Calibration Services.

ITI has developed COVID-19 care products including Mouth Wash, Hand Sanitizers, Hand Wash, Hand Creams/Lotions Air Sanitizers Surface Cleaners/Disinfectants along with products which help to improve the immune system. These products meet the required national and international standards. The Institute invites interested and competent parties to submit EOIs to commercialize the research that ITI has carried out on the following items;

 

 

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Product

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Alcohol-based herbal gel hand sanitizer

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Alcohol-based liquid hand sanitizer

3

Harankaha hand sanitizing spray

4

Ultrasound sensing automatic hand sanitizer dispenser

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Air-sanitizer

6

Hand wash, Foaming hand wash

7

Herbal mouth wash

8

Coconut oil-based surface disinfectant

9

Coconut oil-based surface sterilizing fruits & vegetable wash

10

Transparent soap

11

Bio wet wipes

12

Body & hand cream/lotion

13

Immunity boosters

  • Horse gram-based products (Flacks mixture, multipurpose flour, instant porridge, instant beverage, high energy bar)
  • Instant porridge made out of local herbs and traditional rice
  • Herbal tea

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Energy boosters

  • Lime isotonic energy booster
  • Ginger Ready To Serve drink

 

Based on the EOIs received, ITI will invite potential parties to participate in a virtual pre-bid discussion. A Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) will be signed prior to the discussion. A non-refundable fee of LKR 10,000/= will not be charged as concession during COVID-19 pandemic period at the submission of EOIs.

 

Bidders are invited to send the sealed proposals in 2 copies (Original & Copy) by registered post to the following address or deposit them in the Tender Box at the Human Resources Department of ITIat 503/AHalbarawa Garden, Thalahena, Malabe or by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. under the above subject, on or before 30th June 2020.

Any further information could be obtained from the Senior Deputy Director, Marketing and Business Division on 0712768466 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 30th June 2020

ITI reserves the right to reject any or all EOIs without assigning any reason thereof.    

Director General,

Industrial Technology Institute

363, BauddhalokaMawatha

Colombo 07

 

 

 

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Savidya Liyanage

Assistant Research Technologist

Food Technology Section

Qualifications

BSc Biotechnology (University of Bangalore-2015)

MSc Food science and Technology (University of Sri Jayawardenapura- Reading)

 

Contacts

Tel: 0112379800(6158)       Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Specialized Fields

Food analysis and Biochemistry

Interest Areas  

Instrumentation food analysis ,Bioactivity of foods and natural products

Functional food product development

Publications

Publications :

  1. M.D.W. Samaranayake, W.K.S.M. Abeysekera, S.L. Liyanage, G.A.S. Premakumara, W.P.K.M. Abeysekera, W.D. Ratnasooriya, D Sumith de Z Abeysiriwardena (2018). Physicochemical and nutritional properties of selected pigmented and white long grain rice varieties of Sri Lanka at different polishing rates. Research Journal of Chemical Sciences,Vol. 8(5), 29-35.

Communications:

  1. M.D.W. Samaranayake, W. K. S. M. Abeysekera, S.L. Liyanage, G.A.S. Premakumara, W.P.K.M. Abeysekera and D.S. de Z. Abeysiriwardena (2017). Physicochemical and nutritional properties of selected pigmented and white long grain rice varieties of Sri Lanka at different polishing rate. Proceedings of 37th Annual Sessions, Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka.
  2. M.D.W. Samaranayake, W.K.S.M. Abeysekera, S.L. Liyanage, G.A.S. Premakumara, W.P.K.M. Abeysekera and D.S. de Z. Abeysiriwardena (2017). Physico-chemical, Nutritional and Antioxidant Properties of Selected Black and Red Whole Long Grain Rice Varieties Development and Commercialized in Sri Lanka. 3rd Biennial Research Symposium, Industrial Technology Institute, Sri Lanka.
  3. M.D.W. Samaranayake, W. K. S. M. Abeysekera, S.L. Liyanage, G.A.S. Premakumara, W.P.K.M. Abeysekera and D.S. de Z. Abeysiriwardena (2017). Antioxidant properties of selected pigmented whole long grain rice varieties of Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the 73rdAnnual Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka.
  4. Lokuge L.L.P.S., Hearth H.M.T., Samaranayake M.D.W., Ratnayake R.H.M.K., Liyanage S.L. and Abeysekera W.K.S.M. (2018). Determination of Antioxidant Potential and Polyphenol Content of Selected Pulses in Sri Lanka. Proceedings of 17th Agricultural Research Symposium, Wayamba University, Sri Lanka.
  5. Gunawardhana K.V.T., Jayamanne J.M.N.T., Nilukshi D.A.V., Priyangani A.W.D., Samaranayake M.D.W. and Liyanage S.L. (2019). Development of Olu seed (Nymphaeapubescens Wild) incorporated food products and evaluation of nutritional, functional and sensory properties, Proceedings of 4th Biennial Research Symposium, Industrial Technology Institute, Sri Lanka.
  6. Abeykoon A.M.C.N., Gunasekara M.A., Herath H.M.T., Liyanage S.L., Jayasinghe M.A. (2019). Effect of pressure cooking on trypsin inhibitor activity of locally grown legume varieties in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of 4th Biennial Research Symposium, Industrial Technology Institute, Sri Lanka.

Poster presentations: 

  1. S.R.H. Kandamby, W. K. S. M. Abeysekera, I.G. Hewajulige, U.K. Jayasundara, S.L. Liyanage. (2018). Physicichemical and nutritional properties of selected traditional foods of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 74thAnnual Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka.
  2. S.R.H. Kandamby, W. K. S. M. Abeysekera, I. G. N Hewajulige, S. L. Liyanage, W. P. K. M. Abeysekera. (2019). Antioxidant Potential of Selected Traditional Foods of Sri Lanka, Proceedings of the 75thAnnual Sessions, Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science, Sri Lanka.

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