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June 9th, 2007

New Nanoscience Technology institute

Abstract:
The establishment of a Nanoscience Technology institute has been approved by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Minister of Science and Technology Tissa Vitharana with Rs.50 million being allocated for the project. President of the Institute of Chemistry, Mevan Pieris said the minister has recognized the importance of advancing science in Sri Lanka which has also led to the first ever multidisciplinary international conference on 'Chemistry, Technology and Innovation for Greater Safety and Economic Growth' to be held in Colombo this month. The event titled 'Chemtech 2007' has been organized by the Institute of Chemistry at the BMICH from June 21 - 23. Twenty renowned world class scientists are expected to delivery plenary presentations. In addition, more than 50 oral and research papers will be presented.

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