let's make your idea a reality

We at the Innovation Support Service of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka are dedicated to providing expertise for your success!

Become a member today and obtain expertise to develop your idea!

welcome to iss

The ISS 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 ISS, operates and administers its own research and service programs. 

about us

The ISS operates its own laboratories and administers its own research and service programs. As the research arm of the Department of Food Science and Technology ISS 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 ISS 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 iss

What makes us strong in the field

Food Technology Laboratory

Chemistry Laboratory

Food Research Laboratory

ISS Laboratory

Microbiology Laboratory

Sensory Testing Laboratory

Food Preservation Laboratory

our products

A sneak-peek into our wonderful array of products

Department of Food Science & Technology at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka would like to proudly present you a glimpse into the wonderful variety of innovative foods developed in-house by our researchers and students.

we are a full service provider in food science and Technology

Our Services

Concept Development

Product Development

Product Reformulation

Product Commercialization


Shelf-life Evaluation

Sensory Test Services

Chemical and Physical Analysis

Compositional Analysis

Consultation Services

Microbiology Testing

Trainings and Awareness Programs

Satisfied Clients
Projects Per Year
Technology Transfer


Smart Solutions

Business Linkages

Efficient Service

Accurate Results

Cost Effectiveness

Full access to ISS database

Buy Service with Competitive Price

Access to ISS biennial meetings

Introducing Skilled Graduates upon Request

Training of Employees

our team

Dr. Sisira De Silva

Director - OTS
Senior Lecturer
Ph.D (Illinois Tech., USA), B.Sc Hons in Chemistry (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

Prof. Chamila Jayasinghe

Coordinator - ICE
Professor (Department Chair)
Ph.D (Tokyo, Japan), M.Phil (USJP, Sri Lanka), M.Sc (USJP), B.Sc (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

Prof. Neranjalie Perera

Deputy Coordinator - ICE
Ph.D (Ballarat, Australia), M.Phil (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka), B.Sc (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

Dr. Sharmila Jayathilake

Activity Coordinator - ICE
Senior Lecturer/Head
Ph.D (Obihiro, Japan), M.Sc (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka) B.Sc Agri (Specialization in Food Science & Technology) (Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

Ms. RAC Haily Seneviratne

Activity Coordinator - ICE
Lecturer (Prob.)
B.Sc. in Food Science and Technology (Peradeniya, SL), Reading for Ph.D. (SLINTEC, SL)

Mr. Malinda Prabhath Madhusankha

Project Assistant - ICE
(B.Sc. (Hons) in Food Science and Technology (USJP, SL), M.Phil (Reading) (WUSL, SL), Certificate in Marketing – CIM)

Ms. Shehara Nishadi Wijewikrama

Research Assistant - ICE
(B.Sc. in Food Science and Nutrition (WUSL, SL), M.Phil (Reading) (WUSL, SL))

Ms. Chamodini Nisansala Thilakarathna

Product Development Executive - ICE
(B.Sc. (Hons) in Food Science and Technology (USJP, SL), Diploma in Quality Management – (SLSI, SL), Certificate in Professional Marketing – CIM

Ms. Yujini Erandika

Production Executive - ICE
(B.Sc. (Hons) in Food Science and Nutrition, (WUSL, SL))

contact us

Innovations and Service Support Center,
Department of Food Science and Technology,
Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition,
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
Gonawila 60170,
Sri Lanka.