Welcome to ISSC
Welcome to the ISSC
The ISSC brings under one roof the technical expertise and resources to solve issues related to Food Science & Technology. Housed within the Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition, the ISSC, operates and administers its own research and service programs.
We are your partners for growth.
Whta is ISSC?
The ISSC operates its own laboratories and administers its own research and service programs. As the research arm of the Department of Food Science and Technology ISSC connects with industries and collaborates towards commercialization of research.
The collaboration of the academic, government and industry provides a unique opportunity in uplifting the Sri Lankan food sector.
We work as a team fusing the uncommon to instigate breakthroughs.
Create a platform to provide competitive food research and development (R & D) and high quality technical service to ameliorate the food sector of Sri Lanka
To incorporate intellectual leadership of academia, industries and government to focus on technology, products and services related to development and enhancement of safe food systems for the progression of living beings.
To accomplish this mission ISSC engages in the following activities:
- Conduct basic and applied research
- Provide accurate and useful information and expertise
- Deliver training and awareness programs
- Provide leadership in identifying and rectifying food safety issues
- Deliver reliable test services
- Focusing on issues in industry and resolving them through student-centered research
Facilities at ISSC
What makes us strong in the field
Food Technology Laboratory
Sensory testing Laboratory
Therapeutic Food Laboratory
We are a full service
provider in Food Science
Crude protein, crude fat, crude fibre, mineral content, starch, sugars, micronutrients etc…
Shelf life evaluation
Sensory test services
TPC, APC, Yeast and molds, E. coli, S. aureus etc..
Chemical and physical analysis
Trainings and awareness programs
45Projects per Year
- Full access to ISSC database
- Buy service with competitive price
- Access to ISSC bi-annual meetings
- Introducing skilled graduates upon request
- Training of employees