In order to recognize outstanding Inventions and Innovations at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, competition is to be organized within IICE 2020. This competition is not limited to staff members but also encourage students are also to take part. 

However, selection of outstanding Inventions and Innovations to be awarded at IICE 2020 is to be done primarily in line with focus areas identified above and in collaboration with external industry partners. This is to minimize possible biased selections otherwise as well as to identify Inventions and Innovations with national importance and industry value.


Important Dates:

Round One

Submit online form with proposed ideas Here

Deadline: from 9th January from                          to 10th   February
Round Two: Screening & Selection

Applications will be evaluated and notification of selected proposals.

Notifications: from 15th February to                          3rd March
Round Three: Idea Development

Necessary instructions will be provided as per agreed schedules (Action Plan, Budget, etc.)

Development: from  5th March to 5th April 
Round Three: IICE2020

Completion, Exhibition and Industry Outreach Sessions are to be organized.

Awarding Ceremony:

Certifications & Awards to be presented to IICE2020 Winners




Three Stages of Competition

Round One: Expression of Interests

Individuals or teams are invited to submit their Expression of Interests, by completing the online form below, to present their innovative ideas. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage.

Applications should include the following information:

  • Description of project idea
  • Brief note on the originality and novelty of the proposal (together with any intellectual concerns required)
  • Activity plan
  • Details of team members
  • (If any) Required Financial Assistance (Detailed Budget)

Round Two: Screening & Selection
 A panel of experts from the relevant Special Interest Group will be assigned to review and evaluate the proposal.

Reviewers will assess the suitability of proposed exhibits for IICE-2019. Further they will evaluate the proposed financial budget against each activity plan.

Necessary instructions and guidance will be provided to the Selected applicants – individuals and teams – to start their product developments for IICE-2019.


Round Three: IICE-2019

Exhibition: Selected proposals to present at IICE-2019

Competition: Exhibits to be evaluated by experts from relevant SIGs.

Industry Outreach Sessions: Each and every SIG is to organize separate IOS.

Awarding Ceremony:


The first 3 places at IICE-2019 will get cash prizes plus Certificate of Excellence and an industrial visit to Japan which will be fully funded by the IIVCC.
All participants will receive a certificate.



SIGs – Join us for mutual benefits at,
Exhibition – Approved list of Proposals.