"BIMSTEC 2023: Expert Group on Science, Technology, and Innovation 1st Meeting (EG-STI):
The First EG-STI meeting of BIMSTEC was held on June 21, 2023 at the Ministry of Education's "Sigiriya" conference hall at Colombo 5, under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Education and presided over by the Chairman of the National Science and Technology Commission of Sri Lanka (NASTEC).View Gallery
YSF Webinar on ‘Microplastics in the Ecosphere: Extraction and Identification Techniques’
The 1st Webinar of a series of online knowledge sharing sessions organized by the Young Scientists Forum (YSF) of the National Science and Technology Commission (NASTEC) for the third consecutive year of 2023, was held on 21st June 2023 in collaboration with the Ecosphere Resilience Research Centre, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.Read More
Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development in the Era of Climate Change - BICOST IX
On March 23 and 24, 2023, the Hon. Minister of Education presided over the 9th BICOST. With the engagement of more than 200 intellectuals , including policymakers, diplomats, bureaucrats, scientists from academia and industry, and state and private sector entities, the event was a success storyView Gallary
Meeting with Department of Ayurveda officials ( Traditional Medicine Policy)
A meeting was held with the NASTEC Chairman and Commissioner of Ayurveda on formulating the national traditional medical policy on February 22, 2023. The meeting was held at the NASTEC secretariat, and NASTEC officials and department of Ayurveda officials were also present at the meeting.
The Young Scientists Forum (YSF) is one of the consultative fora established by the National Science and Technology Commission (NASTEC) to engage with young scientists on matters pertaining to improvement of Science, Technology and Innovation sectors in Sri Lanka.
The BIMSTEC initiative, comprising seven member states (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Sri Lanka), is holding its first EGT meeting on June 21, 2023.
The 09th BICOST was convened by the National Science and Technology Commission of Sri Lanka (NASTEC) on March 23rd and 24th, 2023, under the patronage of the Hon. Minister of Education. The objective of the forum is to provide a platform to discuss science, technology, and innovation (STI) that would pave the way to making available the STI policy recommendations to the government as per the S & T Development Act 1994/11.
9th Biennial Conference on Science and Technology (BICOST IX) - 2023
Technical Committee - Nutraceuticals and Lead Medical Compounds from Endemic Bio Resources
The National Science and Technology Commission (NATSEC) is an apex body for advising the government on formulating science and technology policies, plans, and strategies. The NASTEC is govern by a 7-member commission appointed by H.E. the President of Sri Lanka for a 3-year term.