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On-going Projects – Herbal Technology Section

1

Cosmetically active herbal ingredients for development of personal care products

Funded by

Treasury grant

Contact Person

Dr. (Ms.) Radhika Samarasekara                                 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

2

Investigation on natural fragrances and other volatiles from Sri Lanka flora and their industrial applications

Funded by

Treasury grant

Contact Person

Mr. H. D. Weeratunge                                                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

3

Establishment of medicinal plant gardens in schools (programme on identification, uses, conservation & sustainable use of medicinal plants)

Funded by

Treasury grant

Contact Person

Dr. R. M. Dharmadasa                                                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

4

Method validation and technology development of a herbal air freshener formulation

Funded by

Treasury grant

Contact Person

Mr. H. D. Weeratunge                                                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

5

Investigation on natural fragrances and other volatiles from Sri Lankan flora and their industrial applications

Funded by

Treasury grant

Contact Person

Dr. G. A. S. Premakumara                                                      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

6

Formulation of a para-pheromone from local varieties of Ocimum sanctum for the control of fruit and melon flies

Funded by

National Research Council

Contact Person

Dr. R.M. Dharmadasa                                                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

7

Investigation of Sri Lankan Marine Algae

Funded by

Korean Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST)

Contact Person

Dr. Kalpa W. Samarakoon   

                                                                                                      kalpa@iti

 

8

Establishment of  the Cell Culture Facility at ITI

Funded by

Treasury grant

Contact Person

Dr. Kalpa W. Samarakoon                                                             kalpa@iti

 

9

Identification of chemical fraction of Tragia involucrata L. and the effect on hyperglycaemic subjects

Funded by

University Grant Commission

Contact Person

Dr. L. A. D. M. Arawwawala                                              menuka@iti

 

10

Formulation of herbal drink and herbal lozenge from Aporosa lindleyana Bail. young leaves and bioactivity studies

Funded by

Industrial Technology Institute

Contact Person

Dr. (Ms.) Selvaluxmy Chelvendran                         This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

11

Development of physicochemical, organoleptic, microscopic and chemical identification of bees honey

Funded by

Treasury grant

Contact Person

Dr. Chandima Wijesiriwardena                               This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

12

Development of Kithul Sugar with anti- Diabetic properties

Funded by

Treasury grant

Contact Person

Dr. P. Ranasinghe                                                           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Completed Projects

 

  • Establishment of quality standards for controversial/endemic/rare medicinal plants.

 

Funded by: Department of Ayurveda

 

Contact Person: Dr. R. M. Dharmadasa

 

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  •  Establishment of quality control and standard parameters for Asamodagam spirit.

 

Funded by: Department of Ayurveda

 

Contact Person: Dr. G.A.S. Premakumara

 

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  •  Biological control of strawberry and vegetable pests.

 

Funded by: Sri Lanka Treasury & Bio Power Lanka (pvt) Ltd

 

Contact Person: Dr.(Ms.) Radhika Samarasekera

 

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  •  Development of neutraceutical capsule, tea and anti-aging cream from Moringa olifera leaves.

 

Funded by: Sri Lanka Treasury

 

Contact Person: Ms. W.P.K.M Abeysekera

 

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  •  Development of Sap Preservation Technology

 

Funded by: Ministry of small industries and self employment promotion

 

Contact Person: Dr. G.A.S. Premakumara

 

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  •  Biological control of agriculture pests by Bacillus thuringiensis

 

Funded by: Sri Lanka Insurance, NSF and NRC

 

Contact Person: Dr.(Ms.) Radhika Samarasekera

 

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  •  Pharmacological & Phytochemical studies of Trichosanthes cucumerina

 

Funded by: NSF

 

Contact Person: Dr.(Ms.) Menuka Arawawala

 

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  • Kithul sector development

 

Funded by: Ministry of small industries & self employment promotion

 

Contact Person: Dr. G.A.S.Premakumara

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  Phone : +94-11-2379800

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