Promoting and facilitating for nations innovations are the main responsibilities of Sri Lanka Inventors Commission (SLIC). Commission conducts several programmes with the intention of promoting innovative culture within the future generation. Commission has identified that the students of schools, universities and tertiary education institutions are playing a vital role in the process of promoting innovative culture throughout the Sri Lanka.
SLIC has initiate a programme to reach the students of schools, universities and tertiary education institutions by establishing young inventors clubs within their education institutions. SLIC has established more than 200 no of inventors clubs by conducting relevant awareness programmes throughout Sri Lanka.
When establishing an inventors club SLIC provide financial support of Thirty thousand rupees (Rs. 30,000/-) to purchase basic tools/ equipment for inventions and innovations. Special opportunities such as awareness on inventions and patents are also benefited to the young inventors of schools, universities and tertiary education institutions.