SECRA engagement day for budding entrepreneurs at ICSBE 2023 – Kandy Conference

The university – industry engagement day of the project SECRA was held at the Kandy Conference (ICSBE2023), at Earl’s Regency, Kandy on 16th Dec 2023 with the participation of undergraduates and recent graduates having business ideas, several entrepreneurs and, university academics from the University of Peradeniya, University of Ruhuna and the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. This event was organised mainly by the University of Peradeniya to promote business startups with the collaboration of the Business Linkage, Innovation, Incubation and Technology Transfer Office (BLII-TTO) of the University of Peradeniya and the recently started Erasmus+ Project FOUNTAIN.

Mr. Migara Amithodhana, Co-Founder and CEO MagicBit, Mr. Chamath Kandambi, Founder and CEO 360 Labs, Eng. Shiromal Fernando, Civil & Structural Engineering Consultants (Pvt) Limited were among the invited entrepreneurs. Prof. N. Weerasinghe and Prof. Guttila Jayasinghe from the University of Ruhuna chaired the session. Prof. Champa Navaratna from the University of Ruhuna and Prof. Lasith Gunawardane from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura graced the occasion. The session was coordinated by Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake, Prof. Darshana Yapa (Director, BLII-TTO), Prof. Chaminda Bandara and Ms. Sadeesha Senanayake of the University of Peradeniya.