A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and Ceylon Agro Food Technologies (Pvt.) Limited through the University Business Linkage Cell on the 13th of March 2023 at the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka premises at Mihintale.
The MoU was signed with the objectives of collaboratively work towards research and commercialization of the Trichoderma virens culture and solid based formulation of Trichoderma virens, a research output of Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka .In addition to that, both parties will collaboratively work towards further product development upon mutual agreement.
The Vice Chancellor of Rajarata University Prof. (Mrs.) G.A.S. Ginigaddara, Dr. Manoj Samarathunga, Director, University Business Linkage Cell, Mrs. T.D.C Priyadarshani, Principle investigator of the research, Mr. Susantha Gunawardene, Director, Ceylon Agro Food Technologies (Pvt) Ltd, Mrs. D.D.N Kularathna and Ms. B.A.P Serasignhe, R & D Executives of Ceylon Agro Food Technologies (Pvt) Ltd signed the MOU on behalf of the respective organizations. The event was also graced by the presence of Deans of other faculties, the Heads of Departments, Professors and other invitees.