Provincial Invention Awareness and Competition

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Provincial Awareness

Sri Lanka Inventors Commission has arranged to hold a series of pre-awareness seminars regarding inventions and innovations at island wide level with respect to the “Sahasak Nimavum 2024” National Invention and Innovation Exhibition and Competition. The plan is set out in the guideline attached here.

Applicants who are interested in the inventions and innovations have the opportunity to participate in the above-mentioned pre-awareness seminars related to your province.

Registration for provincial level pre-awareness programmes can be done through online system only. As space is limited, the opportunity will be reserved for those who register first. After successfully registering through the online system, you will receive a confirmation email confirming your registration. If it says “Try for another programme, the maximum number of registrations for the relevant programme has been completed”, it means that your registration has not been approved due to limited space.

For further details, please contact the Commission’s Project Division on 0112676650 and 0112676645.

For registration for provincial level pre-awareness programs refer to the following links.

Provincial Evaluations

Sri Lanka Inventors Commission has organized provincial level inventions evaluation programmes at the provincial level with respect to the “Sahasak Nimavum 2024” National Invention and Innovation Exhibition and Competition. The plan is set out in the guideline attached here. These evaluation programmes will be conducted free of charge by the commission.

The conditions and guidelines related to the provincial inventions evaluation programme is also attached herewith. Inventors who wish to join for these evaluation programmes must have submitted the applications before the deadlines for each province of submission.

Registration for provincial level evaluation programmes can be done through the online system as well as by completing and sending the application form via registerd post to the commission. The application can be downloaded by accessing the “Downloads” section of the Commission’s website or by accessing the link

For further details, please contact the Commission’s Project Division on 0112676650 and 0112676645.

Please refer to the following links for online registration for provincial level invention selection programmes.




We warmly invite you to participate in the FIFTH Online Sahasak Nimavum 2023-2024 International Inventions and Innovations Competition.

Important points of the event :

Registrations through online –

Registration deadline – 31st March 2024.

The registration fee –  $100 per invention.

Winners’ names will be published on the official website of the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission –

Winner’s medals and the certificates will be couriered to the provided postal address of the winner.

you can refer to more information via –

All registered inventions are evaluated with respect to 14 technical fields under five major categories as follows.

Major categories

  1. School
  2. University & Tertiary Educational Institute
  3. Open
  4. Institutional
  5. Commercialized

14 Technical Fields

  • Public safety, welfare, and national defence
  • Food technology
  • Traditional medicine
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Medicine and pharmacy
  • Public works and infrastructure engineering
  • Information and communication technology
  • Applied sciences and technology
  • Environmental conservation
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Energy
  • Transportation

Many inventors will participate from universities, schools, and technical colleges, companies, research institutes as groups or individuals. The winners will be awarded gold, silver, and bronze awards. SN 2023/2024 is an international platform for inventors to present their inventions and innovations which will be the solutions for future challenges, improvements of technological appliances, and provisions of comfortableness for day-to-day life.

If any clarification is required, please do not hesitate to contact us.

– Sahasak Nimavum 2023-2024 International Inventions & Innovations Competition


-Registration desk –

-E-Mail: , ,

-Telephone: +94 11-2676650


Deadline Extended – 11th March 2024

Prepare these before applying/ අයදුම් කිරීමට පෙර මේවා සකස් කරන්න /விண்ணப்பிக்கும் முன் இவற்றைத் தயாரிக்கவும்

1. Applying category/අයදුම් කරන අංශය/விண்ணப்பிக்கும் பிரிவூ

2. School, University and Tertiary Education Institute and Institutional Details / පාසල්, විශ්ව විද්‍යාල සහ තෘතීයික අධ්‍යාපන ආයතන සහ ආයතනික විස්තර / பள்ளி, பல்கலைக்கழகம் மற்றும் மூன்றாம் நிலை கல்வி நிறுவனம் மற்றும் நிறுவன விவரங்கள்

3. Recommendation letter of the Principal/ විදුහල්පතිගේ නිර්දේශ ලිපිය – (you can download sample letter by clicking following link-ආදර්ශ ලිපිය බාගත කරගන්න පහත යොමුව ක්ලික් කරන්න)

4. Recommendation of the head of the institute/ ආයතනයේ ප්‍රධානියාගේ නිර්දේශය

5. If a Group Invention, the declaration document with the names and signatures of team members for no objection to the leadership of the group invention/ කණ්ඩායම් නව නිපැයුමක් නම්කණ්ඩායම් නව නිපැයුම් නායකත්වයට විරුද්ධ නොවන බව ප්‍රකාශ කරමින් කණ්ඩායම් සාමාජිකයින්ගේ නම් සහ අත්සන් සහිත ප්‍රකාශ ලේඛනය.

6. Inventor Details/නව නිපැයුම්කරුගේ විස්තර/விண்ணப்பதாரியின விவரங்கள்

If group please separate member details by commas (,)
කණ්ඩායම් සාමාජිකයන් කොමාවකින් වෙන් කරන්න (,)
குழு உறுப்பினர்களை காற்புள்ளிகளால் பிரிக்கவும் (,)

7. Description of the Invention/නව නිපැයුමෙහි විස්තර /புத்தாக்கத்தின் விவரங்கள்

8. Patent Information/බුද්ධිමය දේපළ හිමිකම/காப்புரிமம்

9. Submit Your Video for Evaluation-(Maximum-5 Minutes, 100MB)./විනිශ්චය කටයුතු සදහා ඔබ විසින් යොමුකරන වීඩියෝව(උපරිමයමිනිත්තු යි, 100MB) /மதிப்பீட்டிற்கு உங்கள் வீடியோவை சமர்ப்பிக்கவும் (அதிகபட்சம்– நிமிடம், 100MB).

විඩියෝව සැකසීමේදී පහත නිර්ණායක පිළිබඳ සැලකිලිමත් වන්න. (Please concern the evaluation criteria before prepare your video)

Only this video will be used to evaluate your invention (Maximum-5 Minutes, 100MB). it should describe the invention briefly with all relevant information for including novelty, practicability, test reports, patent information. For more information, please watch the below video.

විනිශ්චය කටයුතු සදහා ඔබ විසින් යොමුකරන මෙම වීඩියෝව පමණක් භාවිතාවේ (උපරිමයමිනිත්තු යි, 100MB). විනිශ්චය කටයුතු සදහා නිපැයුම පිළිබදව කෙටියෙන් විස්තරයක්නවතාවයපේටන්ට් විස්තරප්‍රයෝගික බව හා පර්යේෂණ සහතික වැනි දෑ අන්තර්ගතවියයුතුයිවැඩි විස්තර සදහා පහතින් දක්වා ඇති විඩියෝව නරඹන්න.

உங்கள் கண்டுபிடிப்புகளை மதிப்பீடு செய்ய இந்த வீடியோ பயன்படுத்தப்படும். (அதிகபட்சம்– நிமிடம், 100MB) இது அனைத்து தொடர்புடைய தகவல்களுடனும் கண்டுபிடிப்புகளை சுருக்கமாகக் கூற வேண்டும் (புதுமைகாப்புரிமம்,நடைமுறைசோதனை அறிக்கைமற்றும் தொடர்புடைய).மேலும் தகவலுக்கு கீழே உள்ள வீடியோவைப் பார்க்கவும்.