Higher Education Institute Society Linkages Cell (HEI-SL Cell)

Based on University Grants Commission Circular No 10/2016: guidelines to strengthen the university Business Linkage (UBL) and align with the Quality Assurance (QA) guidelines of the University Grants Commission Manual for Institutional Review of Sri Lankan Universities and Higher Education Institutions, UGC, 2015.

SANASA Campus established Research and Business Cell (RBC) on 08.09.2016 with the approval of Academic Board of the Campus. From 2019 onwards, RBC has converted to the Higher Education Institute Society Linkages Cell (HEI SL CELL).

Main Functions:

  • Identifying R&D and innovation research which have commercialization value
  • Build a network of entrepreneurs, investors, small and large businesses which can work with the Non-State HEI Researchers
  • Facilitate the commercialization of research and innovation outcomes of the Non-state HEI
  • Strengthen the knowledge of intellectual property among academics and students, and support them to obtain IP protection where relevant

Research Areas

Environment System

  • Geography
  • Natural Hazards
  • Soil and water Relations
  • Natural Resources
  • Environmental management
  • Disaster Management
  • Climate Change

Geospatial Science

  • Remote sensing
  • Geographic Information System

Social Science and Development

  • Project Formulation and Implementation
  • Regional Science
  • Participatory Planning
  • Work Based Learning
  • Capacity Building
  • Childhood Development
  • Community based Organization

Management and Finance

  • Statistics
  • Stock Market
  • Financial development
  • Spatial Statistics
  • Economics and Business Economics
  • Financial Literacy
  • Investor Behavior
  • Insurance Risk Management
  • Business Valuation
  • Social Behavior and Attitude on Insurance
  • Investment and Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Economics
  • Finance