The NSF join forces with the People's Bank to promote start-up ecosystems and innovation

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Prof. Ranjith Senaratne, Chairman of the NSF and Dr. Chandra Embuldeniya, Chairman of the Technology Development and Innovation Arm of the NSF held discussion with Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse, Chairman,  Mr.   S.N.B.M.W. Narayana,

Deputy General Manager of  Small and Medium Enterprise and other relevant senior officials of the People's Bank on 04 January 2023.

The discussion centred round on how the two institutions could work together in a mutually rewarding and reinforcing manner to strengthen  the SME sector promoting start-ups leading to commercialization and innovation.  Both Prof. Senaratne and Mr. Rajapakse expressed keen interest in this partnership, and it was decided to meet again soon for  a detailed discussion to formulate  an  action plan. This meeting was facilitated by Dr. Embuldeniya.