Research and Innovation Centre was established in year 2014. The main objective of the RIC serves as the guidepost for the university to reach its full potential in research and scholarly activity which will enhance Sri Lanka's future economic, social and cultural well-being. Further, the RIC is to promote and facilitate leading edge, high-quality basic and applied research and development activities including collaborative and interdisciplinary research at University level. In order to achieve this objective, RIC will build and provide sufficient support to the researchers and will assist in enhancing research capacity at the University. RIC will also develop and maintain network between local and foreign research centres and researchers in the public and private sectors, and graduate students. Further, RIC create an environment to foster development of intellectual property to the benefit of the Sri Lankan economy.

Research and Innovation Center visualizes a dynamic, innovative, and diversified environment that will promote and support the research and creative scholarly activities of faculty, staff, and students. We dedicate ourselves

  • to providing a sound and supportive research infrastructure that will minimize the administrative burden on faculty, maximize the effectiveness of funds generated by research projects and attract dynamic researchers to our community.
  • to helping our faculty researchers and improving research services by meeting challenges through innovative interdisciplinary team efforts and creative problem solving.
  • to providing quality incentives to researchers, who, in turn, will generate quality research.
  • to breaking down boundaries and fostering diverse inter- and multi-disciplinary efforts of faculty and staff.
  • to assessing policies and targeting trends in research in order to advance and achieve institutional initiatives.
  • to maintaining the highest standards championed by the research administration profession to ensure the responsible conduct of research.
  • to promoting initiatives for public and private partnerships that will enhance the well-being of people in our communities and the Nation.

Our Core Values:

  • Collaborative Approach
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Excellence
  • Impact-Driven
  • Integrity
  • Openness