Uva Wellassa University

Event Details

  • Start Date 01/03/2020
  • Start Time 09:00 AM
  • End Date 01/03/2020
  • End Time 05:00 PM
  • Location The University Business Linkage Cell

The UBL Cell is dedicated to linking the innovations of UWU to the needs of the industry. It firmly believes that a collaboration between the university with public and private industries will revolutionize the scope of research paving way for innovations at the benchtop to reach the mass market. While it nurtures the potential products and technologies born through the university providing a procedural framework for collaborations with the most suited field of industry, it also aims to provide sustainable solutions and consultancy to pressing issues of the industry. The UBL works to excel as the most renowned interactive interface between UWU and the Industries through acting as a catalyst for promoting collaboration amongst academicians, scientists, scholars, and industrialists to achieve competitiveness by disseminating technical know-how for socio-economic development while facing global competition and challenges.

Business Forum 2020 was held with the aim of strengthening the link between government organizations related to business sector, university academicians, reputed large scale industries, small and medium scale enterprises in Uva province and student entrepreneurs. This precious event was held at the main lecture theatre of the university on 3 rd January 2020 from 9.00 am to 5.30 p.m. with the objectives of pitching UWU technologies to the industry, creating a good link between industry and the university, providing an opportunity to the industry to showcase their requirements and creating a platform to have a discussion among private sector, public sector, university academic staff, and students.

Mr. Thusitha Wijayasena, Chairman of the Kandy City Centre participated as the chief guest of the event who brought numerous valuable success stories, examples, advice and timely updates from the industry through an attractive speech. Business Forum 2020 was an overwhelming success with attracting a large number of participants and it provided a great opportunity for all the participants to grasp extremely informative and timely knowledge.